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For gay and bisexual men, a year of excitement could lead to a decade of progress

Policy & Programs | September 25, 2015 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: For National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have created several tools and resources, including the following blog.  Every year on September 27th, National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the HIV/AIDS community…

Secretary Burwell previews third Open Enrollment

Policy & Programs | September 24, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Press Office

New analysis shows 17.6 million have gained coverage as Affordable Care Act provisions have taken effect; about 10.5 million uninsured individuals are eligible for Marketplace coverage.  In a speech at the Howard University College of Medicine today, U.S. Secretary of…

Using Social Media to Promote Health and Wellness for Gay and Bisexual Men

New Media | September 22, 2015 Read the full post
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The San Francisco AIDS Foundation  (SFAF) will launch – a  new center for health and wellness for gay, bi and trans men – in October. The program brings together the foundation’s free services for sexual health, substance use, and mental…

IHS Hosts Second LGBT Listening Session: September 11, 2015

Policy & Programs | September 21, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Indian Health Service - Director's Blog

Last week, IHS held a second public meeting on health issues for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people. This session, held at the Health and Human Services Hubert Humphrey Building in Washington, DC,…

PACHA Shares NHAS Implementation Recommendations

Policy & Programs | September 18, 2015 Read the full post
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During the 57th meeting of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) on September 15, 2015, the Council shared recommendations on the implementation of the Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Mr. Douglas Brooks, MSW, Director of the White House Office…

HIV and Aging

Policy & Programs | September 18, 2015 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: Today is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. Following is a blog by Dr. Jono Mermin, Centers for Disease Control, and Dr. Sean Cahill, Fenway Institute.  National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day is a day to reflect on…

Joint HUD-DOJ Demonstration Designed to Prevent Homelessness among Victims of Domestic Violence

Policy & Programs | September 18, 2015 Read the full post
Cross-posted from The HUD Exchange

To help prevent victims of domestic violence living with HIV/AIDS from falling into homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making more than $9 million available to state, local governments, and non-profits through the Violence Against…

#TBT: The Ryan White Program at 25 – ‘A Beacon’

Policy & Programs | September 17, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Summary: Last week, the Administration celebrated the achievements of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, remembered the life of Ryan White and what it took to pass the landmark law. The nation is on track under the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy [PDF…