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  1. Church Attendance in Men Who Have Sex With Men Diagnosed With HIV Is Associated With Later Presentation for HIV Care, Nicholas Van Wagoner et al., Clinical Infectious Diseases (2013)

    This study finds that men who have sex with men (MSM) and who attend church are more likely to present with lower CD4+ T- lymphocyte counts (LC) when seeking initial treatment, than do MSM who do not attend church. The researchers hypothesized that among ...

    admin - 10/29/2019 3:54pm

  2. Recent Trauma is Associated with Antiretroviral Failure and HIV Transmission Risk Behavior among HIV-positive Women and Female-identified Transgenders, Edward L. Machtinger et al., AIDS Behavior (2012)

    Studies have demonstrated that trauma is a major factor contributing to HIV infections in women in the U.S., but it is only recently that researchers have begun to explore how trauma is associated with the lives of women already living with the virus. In ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/24/2019 2:32pm

  3. Perception of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People of Primary Healthcare Services (New Zealand), Stephen Neville, Mark Henrickson, Issues and Innovation in Nursing Practice (2006)

    More women than men reported that their health care provider usually presumed that they were heterosexual; this kind of attitude among health care providers is an important factor in the selection of a provider, particularly among women. Providers need to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/13/2020 6:46pm

  4. Mass Incarceration, Housing Instability and HIV/AIDS: Research Findings and Policy Recommendations, Ginny Shubert, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and Housing Works (2013)

    This report provides a review of the literature on the overlapping epidemics of mass incarceration and HIV/AIDS concentrated among poor communities of color, and the role that housing instability plays in exacerbating both. After exploring the interconnec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:13pm

  5. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, 660 U.N.T.S. 195 (1969)

    The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination ("CERD") is an international treaty designed to protect individuals from discrimination based on race that is both intentional or the result of neutral policies. Particularl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/26/2020 3:39pm

  6. Paying the Price: Failing to Deliver HIV Services in Louisiana Parish Jails, Human Rights Watch (2016)

    This report from Human Rights Watch presents troubling findings from the Louisiana parish jails and its abysmal medical care for many inmates living with HIV. Contrary to CDC recommendations, many inmates have little or no access to HIV testing and treatm ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 5:47pm

  7. 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

  8. HIVMA Urges Repeal of HIV-Specific Criminal Statutes, The HIV Medicine Association (2012)

    This is a statement issued by the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) on the urgent need to address and repeal HIV-specific criminalization statutes. The statement highlights the detrimental effects of HIV-specific criminalization and offers a statement of s ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/29/2020 8:32am

  9. Letter to President Obama on World AIDS Day (2011)

    Leading HIV organizations in the U.S. sent a letter to President Obama today about the speech he will deliver on World AIDS Day, December 1st. The 2011 World AIDS Day theme is "Getting to Zero"-- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/29/2020 10:23am

  10. Engaging Men and Boys in Changing Gender-Based Inequity in Health: Evidence from Programme Interventions, World Health Organization (2007)

    This document presents examples of innovative approaches for engaging men and boys in changing gender-based health inequity and summarizes the evidence on the effectiveness of these approaches to date. The review analyzed data from 58 evaluation studies ( ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/29/2020 11:04am

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