Citizens and visitors alike would be fingerprinted and anyone refusing could be deported and banned from visiting for 15 years. That’s the least scary thing about this dangerous law.
Badass Trans Women You Should Know: Cecilia Chung.
Cecilia Chung is a senior advisor to the Transgender Law Center, a San Francisco City Health Commissioner, and a member of the President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. She was honored last night by the California State Assembly as one of its Women of the Year for her tireless advocacy for trans women’s health access.
Source. This is a real thing. It’s happening.
This is HUGE news, and of course no one is talking about it because it is not a part of popular culture. For the first time in the history of the world, there is a possible preventative cure for one of the most deadliest viral diseases to have entered the human gene pool. There is hope for those who have been diagnosed with a disease that may have given them only 20 or so years to live. This breakthrough in the science/pharmaceutical community means that other viral diseases and genetic mutations that were once incurable are now on the table for complete eradication. I’m absolutely seething that no one is talking about this on the news 24/7, but instead talking about Miley Cyrus or the biggest videos on Vine.
Everyone has questions when they find out they are positive. In this series of posts, here are several of the most common, plus straightforward answers to help you navigate this new life of yours.
Alongside the string of new research advances is the realization that we’re failing to deliver what already works today to people in need.
Giving out safer-sex educational materials to prevent HIV can send you to prison in Uganda now.
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New Thai HIV campaign TestBKK is targeting men who have sex with men to get more gay Thai men to know their HIV status in the capital Bangkok.
Authorities are alleged to have shut down the US-funded offices and interrogated one of the Ugandan citizens working there.
An HIV/AIDS and sexual health organization in India is launching a last-ditch effort to overturn a Supreme Court decision that recriminalized gay sex by reinstating the country’s colonial-era sodomy ban.
Openly gay Massachusetts State Rep. Carl Sciortino announced this week that he was resigning his seat to become executive director of the AIDS Committee of Massachusetts. He also disclosed his HIV-positive status.
How the news media’s coverage of HIV issues leads to consequences that are both dangerous and targeted.
Joshua Jones, also known by his drag name Trinity K. Bonet, came out as HIV-positive on Monday’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race Untucked.
Nigeria has the second highest and fastest growing HIV epidemic in Africa. Further criminalizing HIV efforts to reach gay and bi men and trans women in both there and in Uganda will only make the situation…
HIV-related stigma is worse than ever. Not the external kind, where a society is panicked about the new plague. Thankfully, the days of being shunned by hospital orderlies or funeral homes are over.