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Trans Male Model Lands Upcoming Men's Health Germany Cover

Feb 9
A male model recently made history by becoming the first transgender man to land an upcoming magazine cover for Men's Health Germany.

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Johns Hopkins Approved for HIV-Positive Organ Transplants

| Feb 10
Johns Hopkins Medicine has recently received approval to perform organ transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients.

AHF Screens Groundbreaking HIV/AIDS Documentary 'Wilhemina's War'

| By EDGE | Feb 10
As part of Black History Month, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is proud to support the Pan African Film Festival's screening in Los Angeles of the groundbreaking HIV/AIDS documentary film 'Wilhemina's War' on Friday, February 12.

Obama's Budget Maintains Commitment to Domestic HIV/Hepatitis Programs

| By EDGE | Feb 10
The AIDS Institute was pleased to see that President Barack Obama had maintained his commitment to domestic HIV and hepatitis programs.

Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus and Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

| By EDGE | Feb 8
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), co-chair of the bipartisan and bicameral Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus, speaks out on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, We're Our Brothers' Keeper

| Feb 5
The 16th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is being observed on Saturday, February 7. As has been the case for the past several years, the theme for NBHAAD in 2015 is: "I Am My Brother's/Sister's Keeper: FIGHT HIV/AIDS!"

HIV Infection Higher Among Blacks and Latinos for Decades

| Feb 4
Compared to whites, the rate of new HIV infection is about eight times higher among Blacks and about three times higher among Hispanics.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
» Read the strategy
» Support the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy


Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy