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Trump’s New Attorney General Nominee Once Held HIV-Positive Refugees in Prison Camps

The man likely to be the new U.S. Attorney General, William Barr, at one time oversaw a prison camp for people with HIV

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Health
A Canadian Man Was Charged with Not Treating His HIV. Doctors Promise ‘This is not the Norm’

“The last thing we want is for people to get the impression that this happens often or that it can happen easily.”

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We Asked These Lawyers to Explain the Military’s Inconsistent, Outdated Anti-HIV Policies

U.S. military HIV policies differ wildly from person to person. But despite the confusion, these lawyers are sure of one thing: They’re all discriminatory

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Business
This Gay Porn Studio Just ‘Broke Tradition’ and Removed a Performer’s Catalog of Scenes

Blake Mason removed their porn scenes of Daryll Rowe after he was convicted of spreading HIV — should US sites do the same with other criminal performers?

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Exclusive: Party Without Your Pants at This Year’s International AIDS Conference

The No Pants No Problem party is returning to this year’s International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam; we talk to the founder and sponsor of the sexy event

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HIV
This Man’s HIV Criminalization Case Acts as a Reminder of These Laws’ Archaic, Unhelpful Nature

A 26-year-old imprisoned under HIV criminalization laws has been granted parole, but the laws that got him there are outdated and unjust

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HIV
California’s HIV Criminalization Law Just Got Reformed in a Major Way

California’s HIV criminalization law just downgraded ‘knowing exposing someone to HIV’ from a felony to a misdemeanor, but it’s still problematic in several ways

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HIV
This College Wrestler Just Got 10 Years in Prison for Failing to Disclose His Poz Status

Michael Johnson faced a sentence of 96 years for ‘recklessly infecting’ one man with HIV; he accepted a plea bargain for 10 years for having consensual sex

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More Than Marriage: LGBTQs Must Now Fight for Justice on These 5 Issues

We must remember that LGBTQ people are also poor, black, Latinx, Native American, Muslim, women and citizens of oppressive countries around the world, making each and every one of us connected

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HIV
California Proposes a Repeal of the State’s HIV-Criminalization Laws

California legislators, lead by gay Sen. Scott Wiener, have announced a bill that would decriminalize having unprotected sex with HIV.

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