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  1. HIV and Sex Workers, The Lancet (2014)

    At the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, in July, 2014 advocates issued a call for the decriminalization of sex work as a means of reduce the spread of HIV. In conjunction with that call, The Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed general ...

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  2. FACT SHEET: Progress in Four Years of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, The White House (2014)

    July 15, 2015 The White House today announced new efforts to implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy unveiled four years ago on this date. Those efforts include a Department of Justice “best practices guidance” calling on states to reform or repeal HIV cr ...

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  3. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance – United States, 2013, Laura Kann et al., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Surveillance Summaries (2014)

    This report describes the results of surveys completed by American youth (grades 9 – 12) covering six categories of “priority health-risk” behaviors among youth and young adults. The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) results show that a high ...

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  4. Unspoken: Sexuality, Romance, and Reproductive Freedom for Women Living with HIV in the United States, Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) (November 2013)

    The Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) aims to achieve federal policies grounded in the reality of women’s lived experiences by applying a gender equity and human rights lens to the HIV epidemic. While most existing literature a ...

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  5. The Affordable Care Act, The Supreme Court, and HIV: What are the Implications?, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2012)

    In light of the Supreme Court ruling in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services has limited authority to enforce the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Nevertheless, the ACA has the potential to signific ...

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  6. HIV and Viral Hepatitis Fact Sheet, Centers for Disease Control (March 2014)

    People with HIV are disproportionately affected by viral hepatitis, with about a 25% coinfection rate with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and a 10% coinfection rate with hepatitis B virus (HBV). This CDC HIV and Viral Hepatitis fact sheet provides an overview of ...

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  7. From Sickness to Badness: The Criminalization of HIV in Michigan, Trevor Hoppe, Social Science & Medicine (2013)

    This article follows the development of the “criminalization of sickness” through “moralizing narratives of HIV infection that serve to construct HIV as a form of badness deserving of legal intervention and, thus, social control.” Through a case study of ...

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  8. Testimony on New York City Council Proposed Resolution No. 264-2014, calling on the New York State Legislature to pass A.2736/S.1379, Prohibiting Condom Possession as Evidence of Criminal Offenses, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2014)

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  9. Sex Workers at Risk: Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution in Four US Cities, Human Rights Watch (2012)

    This Human Rights Watch report focuses on the police practice of using the possession of condoms as evidence to support sex work-related charges in New York City, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The report states that many sex workers in t ...

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  10. Trans Populations and HIV: Time to End the Neglect, American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) (April 2014)

    This amfAR Issue Brief discusses the intersection of HIV and trans populations. Trans populations appear to be disproportionately affected by HIV due to several factors, including sharing needles to inject hormones and/or drugs and being subjected to viole ...

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