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Peer educators, big returns on modest investments, myths and realities: After a pivotal ruling, we’re reading about sex workers

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The big news in the fight against HIV by and among people engaged in sex work happened Thursday, with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling against the policy requirement that kept PEPFAR money from going to any group that didn’t explicitly condemn prostitution. But oral arguments, as well as the court’s opinion, touched little on the […]

Updated: An End to the US Ban on HIV-positive Visitors?

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Updated: The Obama administration has taken a key step toward lifting a two-decades-old ban on travel and immigration to the US by HIV-positive foreigners, which has long been criticized as unnecessary and discriminatory. When Congress reauthorized the PEPFAR program last summer, lawmakers included a provision overturning the ban that barred HIV-positive visitors from the US. But the prohibition […]