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Fenway Policy Brief Outlines Ways Trumpcare Would Harms LGBTs, PLWHAs and Black/Latinx Americans
Trumpcare Health Bill on the Brink Hours from House Showdown Vote
Ask the Doc: Hepatitis C and Heart Health

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Trumpcare Health Bill on the Brink Hours from House Showdown Vote

Trumpcare Health Bill on the Brink Hours from House Showdown Vote

By Erica Werner and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar |
The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote.

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Legendary Entertainer Dionne Warwick Renews Fight Against HIV/AIDS With New PSAs

Legendary Entertainer Dionne Warwick Renews Fight Against HIV/AIDS With New PSAs

| Mar 23
Legendary entertainer Dionne Warwick has released three new PSAs designed to heighten public awareness about the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS on older adults and women over the age of 50, especially African-American women.

Ask the Doc: Hepatitis C and Heart Health

Ask the Doc: Hepatitis C and Heart Health

| By Dr. Peter Meacher | Mar 22
In this edition of Ask the Doc, Dr. Peter Meacher takes a look at some of the increased risks of contracting Hepatitis C, especially among people living with HIV.

ONE Makes a DIFFArence Brings NYC Youth and Artists Together for HIV Education and Prevention

ONE Makes a DIFFArence Brings NYC Youth and Artists Together for HIV Education and Prevention

| Mar 16
Using art as a powerful medium to make an impact on HIV prevention and education, professional artists and youth in NYC came together for ONE Makes a DIFFArence.

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse TrumpCare Despite HRC's Warning It May Hurt HIV Coverage

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse TrumpCare Despite HRC's Warning It May Hurt HIV Coverage

| Mar 15
Log Cabin Republicans fare among a "broad coalition of leading conservative groups" who signed an open letter to congress endorsing the GOP's Obamacare repeal plan that the HRC warns could cost many living with HIV to lose their healthcare coverage.

HIV Transmission Declining In U.S., But Southern States Still Have Higher Rates

HIV Transmission Declining In U.S., But Southern States Still Have Higher Rates

| By Eric Brus | Mar 14
The annual number of new HIV infections in the U.S. decreased 18% from about 45,700 infections in 2008 to about 37,600 infections during 2014, according to the CDC, but Southern states still have higher rates.

LGBT People And Those Living With HIV Have Disproportionately Benefitted From ACA, Have Much At Stake In Reform Debate 

LGBT People And Those Living With HIV Have Disproportionately Benefitted From ACA, Have Much At Stake In Reform Debate 

| Mar 10
On March 7, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief outlining the essential elements of a revised national health insurance strategy to ensure that LGBT people and people living with HIV have broad access to health insurance.

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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
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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