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  • ‘TAC protected the man who sexually harassed me’

    One of South Africa's most influential civil society organisations and its leaders may have flouted justice to protect a close ally, according to the woman who dared to speak up about her sexual harassment.

    21 July 2019 | Health-e
  • The Beautiful Uncertainty of Douglas Crimp

    Masha Gessen mourns critic, curator, and art historian Douglas Crimp as a prominent voice in AIDS activism by way of two classic Crimp essays: “How to Have Promiscuity in an Epidemic” and “Mourning and Militancy.”

    17 July 2019 | New Yorker
  • These Women Are Forgotten HIV Warriors

    The legacy of straight women in the early fight against the AIDS epidemic should not be underrated.

    15 July 2019 | HIV Plus
  • Carrying the Legacy of AIDS Activism Forward

    The end of HIV transmission is within reach. But that’s just the beginning of what the movement could accomplish.

    20 June 2019 | Slate
  • On the Shoulders of Giants: Cecilia Chung

    Cecilia Chung's extraordinary HIV and trans advocacy work started in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood -- the same place where a supportive community first helped her come to terms with her own gender identity, as well as her HIV status.

    03 June 2019 | The Body
  • Generic PrEP to Arrive in September 2020, but Will Big Savings Follow?

    Only one company will sell a version of the HIV prevention pill Truvada. When others go to market, prices will likely drop further.

    10 May 2019 | Poz
  • Gilead Will Donate Truvada to U.S. for H.I.V. Prevention

    Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services said the donation came about “as a result of discussions between the Trump administration and Gilead.” Critics said it would not be enough to end the AIDS epidemic and questioned the company’s motives.

    10 May 2019 | The New York Times
  • Nothing About Us Without Us

    This TAGline is all about the importance of community engagement in research to end the epidemics of HIV, HCV, and TB.

    03 May 2019 | TAG
  • How Activists Uncovered CDC's Ownership of Truvada PrEP Patents

    "Nothing for us without us!" When PrEP4All co-founders James Krellenstein and Nick Faust shouted these words at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield, M.D., at AIDSWatch in Washington, D.C., on April 1, it was like they planned it all along.

    25 April 2019 | The Body
  • Drag troupe 'The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence' mark 40 years of 'dragtivism'

    Four decades since they began in San Francisco, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and their campy activism have inspired others, according to member Sister Roma.

    23 April 2019 | NBC News
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap

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