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  1. Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions, Zinzi D Bailey et al., The Lancet (2017)

    Despite the fact that racism in its many forms contributes to poor health outcomes, health professionals and policymakers have yet to employ concrete anti-racism measures to address persistent health inequities in the United States. Bailey et al. focus sp ...

    admin - 11/27/2018 2:08pm

  2. The global response and unmet actions for HIV and sex workers, Kate Shannon et al., Lancet (2018)

    This article is a follow up to the 2014 Lancet series on HIV and sex work in which the authors issued a call-to-action to address barriers to the health and safety of sex workers. This article lays out continuing barriers to progress, including the crimin ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:35pm

  3. Improving correctional healthcare providers’ ability to care for transgender patients: Development and evaluation of a theory-driven cultural and clinical competence intervention, Jaclyn White Hughto et al, Social Science & Medicine (2017)

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  4. 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

  5. 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 ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:25pm

  6. Only Your Calamity: The Beginnings of Activism by and for People with AIDS, Joe Wright, MD, American Journal of Public Health (2013)

    This journal article discusses the origins and progression of HIV/AIDS activism in the United States in the 1980s. The author explains how the stigma and the phenomenon of "social death" (in which people are considered "as good as dead" ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  7. When Students Test Positive, Their Privacy Fails: The Unconstitutionality of South Carolina's HIV/AIDS Reporting Requirement, Diane M. Degroat, 17 Am. U.J.Gender, Soc. Pol'y and L 751 (2007)

    This law journal comment explores the South Carolina law which mandates that local health departments notify a school's superintendant and nurse if a minor student has HIV or AIDS. This comment argues that this law violates students' constitutio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2021 10:36am

  8. Protecting HIV-Positive Women’s Human Rights: Recommendations for the United States National HIV/AIDS Strategy, Aziza Ahmed et al., 17 Reproductive Health Matters 127 (2009)

    This article argues that the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy must explicitly commit to a human rights framework when developing programs and policies that address the needs of women. This is particularly vital with regard to government-sanctioned stigma a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/11/2016 12:08pm

  9. Research for Sex Work: Issue 10; Investigación para el Trabajo Sexual: Número 10 (2008)

    This issue, published in English and Spanish, focuses on the rights of sex workers. It addresses: (1) police raids and "rescue" services that are often counterproductive to securing sex workers' rights and ensuring no underage involvement i ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2020 3:38pm

  10. In Their Own Words: The Current State of Women and HIV, Leslie Hanna, Bulletin of Experimental Treatment for AIDS (BETA), 2003

    This article reports the findings when seven health care professionals, advocates, and HIV-positive women respond to the question, "What do you consider to be the most important treatment or health issues facing women with HIV today?" Their resp ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2018 5:04pm