The Fine Print Blog

by Adrian Guzman

Three minutes is not a lot of time. After a few rehearsals, I found that three minutes is roughly the amount of time it takes to read out loud a page of single-spaced text. I was hoping to stretch my three minutes to three and a half, even four. But the timekeeper was on his game, so it looked like three minutes was all I was going to get.

by Catherine Hanssens

For those who believe that the bad old days of HIV-related discrimination are over, Friday's Justice Department announcement of two settlements involving claims that health care providers refused to serve people with HIV in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should serve as a reality check.

by Beirne Roose-Snyder and Catherine Hanssens

On the eve of this year's World AIDS Day, which had a theme of "Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination and Zero AIDS Deaths," we were contacted about the latest sad story of what people with HIV still have to deal with.

by Lauren Tetenbaum, JD/LMSW, Teen SENSE Consultant

In August of this year, the New York City government announced a mandate in which schools are required to teach a semester of comprehensive ("abstinence-plus") sexual health education in 6th or 7th grade and again in 9th or 10th grade.
 

by Jodi Jacobson, Editor-in-Chief, RH Reality Check
Originally published at RH Reality Check

An article in yesterday's New York Times by Pam Belluck suggesting that injectable contraceptive use might double the risk of HIV transmission among women and their partners sent a wave of anxiety through the global public health community.

 

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