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Romanian Museum Defends Screening of Gay AIDS Film 'BPM' Amid Protest

Fake Indian Doctor Infects 21 with HIV with Tainted Syringes

By Alison Mutler |
A Romanian museum has defended its screening of French AIDS drama "120 Beats Per Minute" amid protests over gay themes which feature in the film.

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Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

| Feb 19
Did you know people living with HIV are at an increased risk of experiencing cardiovascular disease? Fortunately, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-supported research is getting to the heart of the problem.

Trump's Proposed Budget Would Slash HIV, Healthcare Funding

Trump's Proposed Budget Would Slash HIV, Healthcare Funding

| Feb 17
This week, President Trump released a proposed budget that, if enacted, would sharply reduce global and domestic spending for HIV care and prevention.

Can Gene Therapy be Harnessed to Fight the AIDS Virus?

Can Gene Therapy be Harnessed to Fight the AIDS Virus?

| By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 13
Researchers think they can improve the treatment and are trying again to tackle HIV by doctoring DNA. New studies to test these tweaked approaches in people are getting underway.

Publix Reverses, Will Cover HIV Prevention Drug for Workers

Publix Reverses, Will Cover HIV Prevention Drug for Workers

| By Terry Spencer | Feb 6
The Southeast's largest supermarket chain says it is changing its employee prescription plan to cover a drug that helps prevent HIV infections, resolving an omission that doctors and gay rights groups said was highly unusual.

The Fight is Not Over: Honoring National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Fight is Not Over: Honoring National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

| Feb 6
HIV/AIDS remains a significant problem and continues to disproportionately impact the African diaspora. Black people living in U.S. southern states make up 44% of people living with HIV and 54% of those newly infected.

Romania: Protesters Interrupt Screening of Gay/AIDS Movie 'BPM'

Romania: Protesters Interrupt Screening of Gay/AIDS Movie 'BPM'

| Feb 5
Protesters have interrupted a screening of a French AIDS drama in Bucharest, saying it violates traditional Romanian values.

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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
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Comprehensive Sex Education

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MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
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