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Lawyer: HIV Assault Ruling Could End All Such Military Cases

By Roxana Hegeman | Feb 26
The highest U.S. military court's reversal of a Kansas airman's aggravated assault conviction for exposing multiple sex partners to HIV at swinger parties in Wichita will effectively end such prosecutions in the armed forces, his attorney said.

amfAR Dedicates $100M to Countdown for a Cure Initiative

By EDGE | Feb 25
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, announced on February 19 that it has created a $100 million investment strategy in support of its Countdown to a Cure for AIDS initiative, launched with the aim of developing the scientific basis of a cure by 2020.

'Black, White, and RED Hot' Benefits Legacy Counseling

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 25
On February 28, Ajijic Cares hosts their "Black, White, and RED Hot" gala event in San Juan Cosala in Jalisco, Mexico, to benefit Dallas HIV mental healthcare organization Legacy Counseling.

AIDS Action Reschedules Black HIV Awareness to Feb. 25

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 24
AIDS has rescheduled its National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day event, originally scheduled for Monday, February 9, to Wednesday, February 25 from noon to 2 p.m.

LOUD: The State of Gay Sex, Love and HIV Takes Harlem

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 24
On February 26, DBQ Magazine and HIV Stops With Me presents "LOUD: The State of Gay Sex, Love and HIV" at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, New York.

Pills Before and After Sex Can Help Prevent HIV, Study Finds

By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 24
For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men.

Ask the Doc: Bareback Sex, PrEP & A Casualty of the Party

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 23
In this installment of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner looks at the real risks of PrEP with Truvada, including the risk that it won't work, and you'll become HIV-positive.

amfAR Examines Controversial Pricing of Hep C Treatment

By EDGE | Feb 23
While the new drugs have made curing HCV easier and more effective, amfAR's new report finds that the aggressive pricing of the treatments will place an unjustifiable and unsustainable burden on healthcare systems in the U.S. and around the world.

20th Annual Taste of the South End

By EDGE | Feb 20
AIDS Action Committee announces today the 20th annual "Taste of the South End." Event Includes samplings from more than 40 celebrated chefs in Boston's hottest culinary destination; Gordon Hamersley to receive Heroes In Action award.

President's Budget Funds Domestic HIV & Hepatitis Programs

By EDGE | Feb 19
AIDS Service Organizations are pleased by President Barack Obama's new budget, which continues funding for HIV and Hepatitis prevention and funds the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program at its current level.

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