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Though Bush trumpets his commitment to the AIDS fight, the delegation he sent to Bangkok was rather anemic.

New anti-condom CDC regs give the lie to Bush's election-year rhetoric.

Thanks to the US-led drug war, AIDS is exploding among injection drug users.

This World AIDS Day we were greeted by new, more accurate data from the World Health Organization (WHO) confirming the astonishing scope of the global epidemic: Some 40 million are now infected,

Click here to read more from Katha Pollitt.

The hard lessons of Guantánamo have yet to be learned, while many of the old mistakes are being repeated.

Last year marked the "twentieth anniversary" of AIDS, a grim occasion, to say the least, that put major US newspapers in an unenviable predicament.

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America’s HIV epidemic is concentrated and most deadly in the Southern states, but two policies could have a profound effect on the illness. 

December 6, 2013

We’ve come so far in the struggle against AIDS, but the most marginalized in society are still suffering.

December 3, 2013

In a 6-2 decision, the Court prohibited the government from requiring organizations to espouse specific ideas in order to receive funding.

June 20, 2013

In a significant win for public health, the Justices called the pledge a violation of the First Amendment.

June 20, 2013

Will Justices agree that requiring HIV service providers to oppose prostitution is necessary for ending AIDS?

April 22, 2013

Outside the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, thousands of activists took to the White House to call for an end to the laws that drive the epidemic.

July 27, 2012

If the US is committed to an AIDS-free generation, why is it excluding some of the most vulnerable communities?

July 25, 2012

With the return of the largest global AIDS conference to the US after a two decade absence, marginalized groups are still fighting for a seat at the table.

July 24, 2012

Can activists gathering in Washington, DC, for the International AIDS Conference get Obama and the world to listen?

July 18, 2012

Hundreds of activists from ACT UP, Occupy Wall Street and housing rights groups took to the streets Wednesday to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of ACT UP.

April 26, 2012