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Kathy Griffin to Open Best in Drag Show Benefiting Aid for AIDS

| By EDGE | Sep 28
On October 2 at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre, Emmy and Grammy Award winner Kathy Griffin will open the Best in Drag Show, the fabulous, long-running annual event raising funds for Aid for AIDS.

AIDS Pageant in Uganda Seeks to Stem Stigma, Discrimination

| By Rodney Mohumuza | Sep 26
Organizers of the HIV-themed beauty pageant, which launched in 2014, say one way of curbing the irrational fear of AIDS that fuels discrimination is for more people living with HIV to open up about their status rather than conceal it.

Medicare Study Finds High Rates of Chronic Health Conditions in HIV-Positive Elders

| By Eric Brus | Sep 23
A new study shows that HIV providers in Medicare need to prepare for older patients with HIV, including a higher likelihood of chronic co-morbid health conditions.

Lin-Manual Miranda Makes Surprise Appearance at 'Hamilton: An American Musical' Honoring Javier Muñoz

| By EDGE | Sep 22
GMHC honored Javier Muñoz, Broadway star in the lead role in "Hamilton: An American Musical," with the 2016 Howard Ashman Award for his activism in the fight against HIV/AIDS, at a Cabaret at Joe's Pub on Monday, September 19.

CDC Warns that Gonorrhea Treatment May Be Losing Effectiveness

| By EDGE | Sep 22
The CDC warns that treatments for gonorrhea infections may become resistant to azithromycin.

Model Indicates Broad Use of PrEP Could Lead to Marked Reductions in HIV Incidence Among MSM

| Sep 21
A new study shows that PrEP could seriously reduce HIV infections among MSM in the United States.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
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Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
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MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy