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  1. Charlie Sheen HIV Status Announcement Provides Teachable Moments

    Tuesday's announcement by Charlie Sheen regarding his HIV status garnered much media attention. As disappointing as the sensationalism around that has been, it also provided a national spotlight and a  "teachable moment" on the issues that ...

    admin - 11/20/2015 4:22pm

  2. Update on Efforts to Address the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Girls, and Gender Related Health Disparities

    On March 30th 2012, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum, “creating an interagency Federal Working Group to explore the intersection of HIV/AIDS, violence against women and girls, and gender-related health disparities.” The Interagency Federal ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 2:05pm

  3. Testimony Before the New York City Council on Student Health Services, Comprehensive Health Education, and Sexual Health Educational Training (2015)

    CHLP testimony before New York City Council committees called for a resolution supporting written guarantees of LGBTQ-inclusive sexual and reproductive health and literacy services for youth in out of home care. ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 3:49pm

  4. Changing Patterns of Diagnoses and Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Latinos Indicate Need for More Effective Prevention Intervention Strategies for Targeted Communities (2015)

    Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV infection in the United States. The rate of HIV infection in 2013 was nearly three times that of non-Hispanic whites according to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published by the Centers for ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 11:49am

  5. Moving Beyond Biomedicalization in the HIV Response: Implications for Community Involvement and Community Leadership Among Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender People, Peter Aggleton & Richard Parker, American Journal of Public Health (2015)

    Despite biomedical advances in the fight against HIV, Aggleton and Parker argue, many socially excluded groups continue to face disproportionately high transmission rates, as well as stigma, discrimination, and violence. They see this failure as a result ...

    admin - 10/13/2015 1:21pm

  6. Statement on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2015)

    This statement addresses 1) broad public ignorance about HIV, STIs and identities associated with stigmatized diseases; 2) the criminalization of HIV; 3) HIV related discrimination in criminal justice and immigration detention facilities, and in the milita ...

    admin - 1/28/2020 5:29pm

  7. Routes, Risks and Realities of HIV Transmission and Care: Current Scientific Knowledge and Medical Treatment, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    This fact sheet is part of a larger effort to replace that ignorance with information about what is currently well-known about how HIV is and is not transmitted, and how modern HIV care has transformed the health and longevity of people living with HIV. ...

    admin - 4/10/2018 1:58pm

  8. Confidentiality, Third-Party Billing, & the Insurance Claims Process: Implications for Title X, Abigail English, Robin Summers, Julie Lewis, and Clare Coleman, The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) (2015)

    Tthe National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) issued this important white paper to address a complex question of major current concern- how to provide confidential health care services for individuals with health insurance wi ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:49am

  9. Recommendations for Updates to the National HIV/AIDS strategy (2015)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy joined with a group of almost twenty other organizations and individuals in endorsing this statement sent to Douglas Brooks, Director, and the Office of National AIDS Policy, recommending critical updates to the National H ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 4:05pm

  10. Written and Oral Testimony to the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections, National Center for Transgender Equality, Raffi Freedman-Gurspan (2015)

    This is the oral and written testimony of Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, a policy advisor at the National Center for Transgender Equality delivered to the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections at a public hearing held on March 11, 2015. ...

    admin - 11/24/2020 4:15pm

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