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CDC Inquiry Sought on HIV Outbreak in WVa's Largest County

By John Raby | Apr 6, 2021

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday submitted a congressional inquiry with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding an HIV outbreak in West Virginia's largest county.

UNAID's New Strategy Aims to END AIDS by 2030

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 26, 2021

The new Global AIDS Strategy 2021—2026, End Inequalities, End AIDS, is a bold approach that uses an inequalities lens to close the gaps preventing progress to end AIDS.

Watch 'It's a Sin' Cast & Creatives in a Virtual Conversation on March 25

Mar 24, 2021

amfAR, the research organization dedicated to eradicating AIDS, announced a free virtual conversation with the creator, cast, and executive producer of the HBO Max limited series, "It's a Sin" on Thursday, March 25 at 7pm EDT.

Neil Patrick Harris Impressed by Younger Generation's Attitudes Toward Sexuality

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 7, 2021

Neil Patrick Harris is impressed by how evolved younger people's attitudes are about sexual orientation and experience.

'It's a Sin' Contributes to Record-Breaking HIV Testing in UK

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 24, 2021

The new hit series "It's A Sin" has helped spark a record-breaking rise in HIV testing in the U.K.

5 Things People Living with HIV Need to Know About the Next COVID Relief Package

Feb 23, 2021

The COVID relief bill will closely resemble the $1.9 trillion package that President Biden outlined, with a few variations. For those living with HIV, there several key points to consider.

Watch: 'It's a Sin' Trailer for HBO Max Miniseries

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 15, 2021

The trailer for the new British miniseries "It's a Sin," which will debut on HBO Max on February 18, has just dropped.

'It's a Sin' Director 'Outraged' by 'Shock' Over Gay Sex Scenes

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 15, 2021

Peter Hoar is "outraged" and calling out the pearl-clutchers "shocked" by gay sex in his new HIV drama "It's a Sin."

Gov. Cuomo Expands COVID Vaccine Access to HIV+ New Yorkers

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 11, 2021

This week New York Governor Andrew Cuomo expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to include people living with HIV.

Dr. Anthony Fauci Studied HIV/AIDS at Gay Bathhouses in 1980s San Francisco, New York

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 9, 2021

In a new interview with NPR, Dr. Anthony Fauci discussed how he conducted research in gay bathhouses and bars at the 1980s apex of the AIDS epidemic.

HIV Vaccine Approach Succeeds in First Clinical Trial

Feb 7, 2021

A phase 1 clinical trial testing a novel vaccine approach to prevent HIV has produced promising results, IAVI and Scripps Research announced this week.

National AIDS Memorial Observes Black History Month with Virtual Exhibition

Feb 5, 2021

The specially curated exhibition features 56 blocks of the Quilt that memorialize loved ones lost to AIDS, sharing stories and raising awareness about HIV today, particularly among communities of color.

New Study Reveals COVID Disparities Among Those Living with HIV

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 5, 2021

A new study reveals the impact of COVID-19 on people living with HIV, adding to the alarming disparities the pandemic has inflicted on the LGBTQ community.

'It's A Sin' Star: I Became HIV-Positive after My First Sexual Experience

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 30, 2021

Actor and AIDS activist Nathaniel Hall, a star of the '80s-set miniseries "It's A Sin," became positive after his very first sexual relationship. That eventually led to his one-man show and his efforts to combat stigma.

Pioneering AIDS Researcher Joseph Sonnabend Dies at 88

Jan 26, 2021

Pioneering AIDS researcher and clinician Joseph Sonnabend, 88, died January 24, 2021, at the Wellington Hospital in London, after suffering a heart attack on January 3, 2021.

Study: PrEP Use Rising, Still Low Among Gay, Bisexual Men

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24, 2021

A scholarly paper based on surveys of gay and bisexual men finds that while PrEP use has increased, only a fraction of men who have sex with men have taken it up — and a third of those abandon PrEP over time.

South Africa's Inability to Confront AIDS Shows the Dangers of America's COVID-19 Denialism

Jan 23, 2021

Americans could take some cautionary lessons from South Africa, the nation that fared the worst during the HIV/AIDS epidemic because of the many stumbles and mistakes of its different governments.

FDA Approves 1st Long-Acting HIV Drug Combo, Monthly Shots

By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 22, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved the first long-acting drug combo for HIV, monthly shots that can replace the daily pills now used to control infection with the AIDS virus.

Many Health Plans Now Must Cover Full Cost of Expensive HIV Prevention Drugs

By Michelle Andrews | Jan 5, 2021

Starting this month, most people with private insurance will no longer have to decide whether they can afford to protect themselves against HIV.

PrEP Price Gouging: Should We Expect Same With COVID Vaccine?

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 15, 2020

Concerned about the availability and affordability of burgeoning COVID-19 vaccines? Price gouging is nothing new. Just look at the history of HIV preventative drugs.

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