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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014

POZ Magazine Deputy Editor Oriol Gutierrez - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:41am
It Gets Better and Gender Proud want trans people to share their stories. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
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UNAIDS Promotes Fast-Track Plan to End Global AIDS Threat by 2030

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:00pm
A report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) proposes a series of 'fast-track' goals to reach by 2020 to avert nearly 28 million HIV infections.
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CDC Releases Audit of Shuttered AIDS Group NAPWA

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:00pm
The Petrelis Files blog looks at the CDC audit of the National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA), which declared bankruptcy and closed in 2013.
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We Are Young

POZ Magazine Deputy Editor Oriol Gutierrez - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:03pm
The December 2014 issue of POZ magazine is online. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
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U.S. Panel Recommends Allowing More Gay Men to Donate Blood

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 9:00pm
Gay men should be allowed to donate blood if they haven’t had sex the previous year, according to the recommendation of a panel of advisers.
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AIDS.gov and a CDC Site Face Privacy Allegations

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 9:00pm
Until recent security updates, the sites supposedly risked exposing user identities and data.
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HIV Medical Group Launches AAHIVM Institute for Hepatitis C

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 9:00pm
The coinfection epidemic is changing and comes with unique challenges.
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Famous AIDS Doc Says HIV, Not Ebola, Is World’s Biggest Viral Threat

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 9:00pm
'Ebola will subside very soon,' said Robert Gallo, MD, who in 1984 co-discovered HIV as the cause of AIDS. 'The main [viral] threat we are facing...is from HIV.'
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In a Bay Area First, an HIV-Positive Candidate Wins Public Office

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 9:00pm
Gabriel Quinto won a seat on the El Cerrito City Council, becoming the first known HIV-positive candidate in the California Bay Area elected to public office.
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Pedro Zamora: 20 Years Later

POZ Magazine Deputy Editor Oriol Gutierrez - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:09pm
He died November 11, 1994. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
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Audit: AIDS Executive Spent $179K on 'Inappropriate' Expenses

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:00pm
An audit by the New York State comptroller found $179,000 in “questionable” spending by the head of the Long Island Association for AIDS Care (LIAAC).
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Cigna Insurance to Lower Price of Some HIV Meds in Florida

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 9:00pm
After discrimination charges filed by AIDS groups, Cigna will not charge patients in Florida more than $200 a month for some HIV meds, including Atripla and Stribild but not Truvada.
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HIV Group Puts Giant Pink Condom on Obelisk in This Capital City

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 9:00pm
The AIDS Council of New South Wales (ACON) placed a 60-foot pink prophylactic on a monument in Sydney, Australia, to raise HIV awareness.
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'Zombies' on HIV Drugs Cost Taxpayers Nearly $300K in 2012

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 9:00pm
Medicare Part D paid $292,381 for HIV meds that went to 158 people who were actually dead, according to an Inspector General report.
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Recreational Marijuana Wins Support in Midterm Elections

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 9:00pm
Medical marijuana is legal in 23 states, but in Tuesday’s elections, voters in six states and Washington, DC, elected to legalize aspects of recreational pot.
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African Court: HIV-Positive Women Were Coerced Into Sterilization

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 9:00pm
The Supreme Court of Namibia upheld a 2012 ruling that health care workers at government hospitals coerced three HIV-positive women to be sterilized.
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Miley Cyrus Is the New Face of MAC AIDS Fund’s Viva Glam Makeup

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 9:00pm
Miley Cyrus is the latest spokesperson for MAC Cosmetics’ Viva Glam line that raises money to help people living with HIV/AIDS.
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LGBT History Month 2014

POZ Magazine Deputy Editor Oriol Gutierrez - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:03am
An LGBT person, either living or dead, is honored each day of October. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
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Rihanna and Miley Cyrus Bare Cleavage and Cash at amfAR Gala

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:00pm
Designer Tom Ford was honored at the Inspiration Gala Los Angeles, a benefit for amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research. But the cleavage couture of Rihanna and Miley Cyrus captured the spotlight.
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National Efforts to Address HIV and Violence Against Women

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:00pm
Reports from the White House and the Kaiser Family Foundation look at the intersection of HIV and violence against women.
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