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Remembering Robert Carr

Robert’s work was grounded in compassion, dignity and justice for all – especially those whose rights were denied, whose health was undermined, and whose sexuality was dismissed.

Published
11 May 2011
From
Global Forum on MSM & HIV
Robert Carr, Dead at 48. A Caribbean HIV Champion Passes On

Robert Carr, a leading human rights and HIV activist, and one of the foremost figures in the HIV response in the Caribbean region, has died in sleep at the age of 48.

Published
11 May 2011
From
Anguilla News
It Gets Better Because We Grow Stronger: An Interview With Leading Gay Men's Health Expert Dr. Ron Stall

"I'm part of a research group that has conducted a set of investigations into syndemic production among gay men, and we were able to show that epidemics of substance use, depression, childhood sexual abuse and violence victimization are intertwining and making each other worse and in the process raising risk for HIV transmission."

Published
03 May 2011
From
Huffington Post
The problem with gay men today: an interview with Larry Kramer

Outspoken activist Larry Kramer wants to know why this generation is so apathetic while he's still so angry.

Published
25 April 2011
From
Salon
United Nations Leader Pays Tribute To Elizabeth Taylor's Charity Work

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has paid special tribute to Elizabeth Taylor. “Last month, the world lost one of our greatest AIDS activists,” he said.

Published
13 April 2011
From
Look to the Stars
W. H. Prusoff, Who Developed AIDS Drug Stavudine, Is Dead at 90

Stavudine earned tens of millions of dollars for Yale each year — more than the total amount for all its other licensed medicines combined. It also made millions for Dr. Prusoff, who became a vocal supporter of a campaign initiated by Doctors Without Borders to persuade Bristol-Meyers to lower the drug’s price in sub-Saharan Africa.

Published
07 April 2011
From
New York Times
Liz Taylor 'leaves bulk of her £375m fortune to AIDS charities'

Dame Elizabeth Taylor, who passed away on Wednesday after losing her long battle with congestive heart disease, has reportedly left the bulk of her 375-million-pound fortune to AIDS charities.

Published
26 March 2011
From
India4U / ANI
Elizabeth Taylor: a new gay icon | Paul Flynn

Elizabeth Taylor's devotion to the fight against Aids transcended the tragedy/glamour axis exemplified by Judy Garland.

Published
24 March 2011
From
The Guardian
Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Screen Star and AIDS Activist, Dies

Elizabeth Taylor died on March 23 in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure, The New York Times reports. She was 79.

Published
23 March 2011
From
Poz magazine news
'We Were Here': film captures AIDS' horrific early years in San Francisco

"We Were Here," directed by David Weissman and Bill Weber, has the force of a great war documentary. There is no turning away from the screen. There are moments in "We Were Here," that are almost unbearable. These are followed by still other moments, equally unbearable, until the emotional strain of hearing of other people's sorrow and tribulation becomes simply too much - certainly too much for words.

Published
25 February 2011
From
San Francisco Chronicle

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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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