AIDS.GOV | SERVICE LOCATOR | SEARCH

BLOG.AIDS.GOV - Changing to HIV.gov in Spring 2017

MENU

HIV Policy & Programs

REALLY: Get Tested

Editor’s Note: Today is the 28th annual National Coming Out Day—a time to celebrate the LGBTQ community. Being out can have important benefits for people’s physical and emotional health. For example, if your healthcare provider knows you are gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgender, queer, or questioning, he or she may be able to provide you with…

5 tips to get ready for 2017 Marketplace Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for a 2017 Health Insurance Marketplace plan is almost here. Starting November 1, 2016, you can sign up for 2017 health insurance (with coverage starting as soon as January 1, 2017) at HealthCare.gov. That’s just about a month away! You’ll be able to preview plans and prices for 2017 shortly before then. 5…

Examples of How You’re Implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in Your Communities

Summary: Check out this blog to see examples of community actions that were highlighted at our USCA session. For the last month, we’ve called for your stories about how those of you outside the Federal government —as people living with HIV, service providers, health department staff, advocates, and others—are applying the National HIV/AIDS Strategy to…

Reaching Gay Men is Paramount in Ending HIV

Summary: Tell us how you are implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy by reaching and serving gay men in your community. National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was first recognized in 2008 to give us a clear opportunity to highlight the highly disproportionate rates of HIV in communities of gay and bisexual men across the United…

Administration launches new campaign to enroll young adults during Open Enrollment

Administration launches new campaign to enroll young adults during Open Enrollment New outreach platforms, better mobile experience, and strong partners will help reach young adults Today, as the White House convenes the Millennial Outreach and Enrollment Summit, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced additional initiatives to reach young adults during Open Enrollment…

Research Shows Promising Trends in HIV Testing and Earlier Diagnosis among Gay and Bisexual Men—But Many Living with HIV Still Have Unmet Needs

In the years we have been writing about National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, there has often been good news tempered by bad news. This year is no different. As we work to raise awareness and spur action on this National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we have evidence that our efforts in HIV testing are paying…

Speaking Out, Sharing Our Stories: National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. On this observance day, we encourage gay men to speak out about their experiences of living with, or being affected by, HIV. At AIDS.gov, we’ve been proud to share these stories. Through our Positive Spin digital tool, we’ve featured the real stories of gay black men who…

We Owe It to Our Young People and Our Future

On September 27, the nation will observe National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Some may wonder why there is a need to raise awareness about HIV among gay men. The reality is that HIV has fallen off the radar for many in the community who view HIV and HIV-related deaths as a thing of the…