2021 Archives

HIV.gov 40th anniversary


State and some local poverty, income, and health insurance data from the American Community Survey are now on the Census.gov website
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Illustrating HIV/AIDS in the United States - Slideshare Presentation
Where everyone wants to work with HIV
By Elizabeth Landau, CNN
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
Achieving an HIV-Free Generation:
Recommendations for a New American HIV Strategy

Topics that Interested HIV.gov Blog Readers Most in 2021 

HIV.gov | December 29, 2021

2021 Top HIV News Stories

POZ Magazine | December 22, 2021

A Year in Review: AIDSVu in 2021

AIDSVu | December 21, 2021

Clients scramble for shelter as HIV program in limbo

Atlanta Journal Constitution | Dec. 21, 2021

Federal Appropriations Bill is Marked for HIV, PrEP Spending

Contagion Live | December 17, 2021

Thirty years later, HIV/AIDS stigma still persists, advocates say

KSAT | December 10, 2021

Ryan White, Who Died of AIDS at 18, Would Have Turned 50 Today

People.com | December 6, 2021

Jackson's first AIDS Walk sheds light on Mississippi's HIV epidemic

The Clarion-Ledger | December 4, 2021

A Proclamation on World AIDS Day, 2021

The White House | November 30, 2021

All of Us: Equity is the Key to HIV Epidemic Control 

HIV.gov | November 23, 2021

How people living with HIV/AIDS battle employment discrimination, job search stress

Punch Newspapers | November 20, 2021

Two New Members Join Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS 

HIV.gov | November 17, 2021

Year in Review: HIV

Medpage Today | November 12, 2021

Grady Health System's HIV, surgery units advance as county funding to be reviewed

Saporta Report | November 11, 2021

Congress Prioritizes Funding to End HIV in the United States

Medscape | November 9, 2021

Madonna makes surprise appearance at AmfAR Gala; helps raise funds for HIV/AIDS Research 

Republic World | November 7, 2021

Health Plan Coverage for ART Varies Greatly Across US 

Infectious Disease Special Edition | November 5, 2021

Supreme Court case could "rip" laws that protect people with disabilities, advocates warn

CBS News | November 5, 2021

30 years after Magic's diagnosis, a look at the intersection of hip-hop and the HIV/AIDS pandemic

The Undefeated | November 5, 2021

340Bs Push Back On Abuses Cited In COA Report

Pharmacy Practice News | November 4, 2021

Magic Johnson opens up about his health, career 30 years after HIV diagnosis

CBS News | November 4, 2021

Atlanta HIV agency celebrates 30 years, announces fundraising campaign

Project Q Atlanta | November 4, 2021

Nail Salon Must Pay $7,500 for Refusing Service to a Client With HIV

POZ Magazine | November 2, 2021

Statistics of AIDS and HIV: In the US and around the world

Medical News Today | October 27, 2021

Medicare Part D Open Enrollment began October 15th and runs through December 7th

mapRx | October 2022

HIV/AIDS Patients Press Top Court to OK Suit Against CVS Policy

Bloomberg Law | October 25, 2021

There is Life After an HIV Diagnosis

TheBody | October 25, 2021

The Well Project Founder Dawn Averitt talks about what the HIV / AIDS space can learn from COVID-19

BollyInside | October 2, 2021

ONAP’s Harold Phillips Discusses the National HIV/AIDS Strategy’s Release

HIV.gov | September 29, 2021

Biden nominates head of Africa CDC to lead global AIDS response

The Hill | September 27, 2021

Spreading HIV Is Against the Law in 37 States – With Penalties Ranging Up To Life in Prison

U.S. News & World Report | September 22, 2021

John Nkengasong, of the Africa C.D.C., Will Lead PEPFAR

The New York Times | September 2021

HHS Awards Over $48 Million to Health Centers for Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. Initiative

HIV.gov | September 16, 2021

Most People Diagnosed With HIV Have Health Insurance and Are Receiving Care

POZ | September 15, 2021

A New Book Reconsiders the Early '90s Dentist Accused of Transmitting HIV to His Patients 

TheBody.com | September 14, 2021

Lil Nas X Brings Awareness About HIV in the U.S. South During VMA's Performance

EBONY | September 13, 2021

Archbishop Carl Bean, 'beacon of light' in LGBTQ church movement and AIDS activism, dies

Los Angeles Times | September 9, 2021

As HIV testing has decreased in SC during the pandemic, more cases emerge

Charleston Post Courier | September 6, 2021

HIV Activists Strategize With House Members on COVID, Criminalization

HivPlusMag.com | August 27, 2021

New Study Reveals Stigma and Misinformation Surrounding HIV

Georgia Voice | August 27, 2021

Half of Americans say they'd avoid an HIV-positive doctor 

NBC News | August 26, 2021

Veteran Atlanta Activist Becomes First Black Trans Woman Ever Named To Presidential HIV/AIDS Council

Towleroad | August 24, 2021

Black Gay Pride and 40 Years of HIV/AIDS

Georgia Voice | August 20, 2021

Meet Eight New Members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS 

AIDSmeds.com HIV/AIDS Treatment News | August 9, 2021

HIV Thriver, Advocate Dawn Averitt on Overcoming HIV-Related Health Care Disparities 

AJMC.com Managed Markets Network | August 9, 2021

What to know about HIV risk among transgender women 

Medical News Today | August 9, 2021

After 30 years, Missouri reforms law criminalizing HIV transmission 

Joplin Globe | August 8, 2021

After 30 years, Missouri reforms HIV transmission criminalization law 

Missouri Independent | August 5, 2021

8 New Members Join Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS 

AIDS.gov blog | August 4, 2021

CDC Offers This Advice for Tackling West Virginia's HIV Outbreak 

POZ | August 3, 2021

Black Women Are Being Diagnosed With HIV At Higher Rates Than Other Groups 

WFYI | August 3, 2021

Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) to partner with HBCU campuses to address HIV/AIDS crisis in the South 

Religion News Service | August 3, 2021

Ending HIV Means Ending Sex Workers' Invisibility 

POZ | July 30, 2021

Colorado health chief says she “didn't grasp” problem that led to huge HIV program cuts 

The Colorado Sun | July 29, 2021

PEPFAR Is Still Without a Leader. HIV Activists Want to Know Why. 

The New York Times | July 20, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci to Receive Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award in December 

Indiana Daily Student | July 19, 2021

Violent, homophobic shirt draws rebuke from state, community leaders 

Casper Star-Tribune Online | July 12, 2021

US Supreme Court to hear HIV case with implications for Ohio, elsewhere 

Ohio Capital Journal | July 8, 2021

US HIV Infections Have Fallen 75% Since the Mid-1990s, but Not for Everyone 

Infectious Disease Special Edition | July 8, 2021

Minnesota's Recent HIV Outbreaks Are About So Much More Than HIV 

TheBody.com | July 7, 2021

US Supreme Court to hear CVS discrimination case 

The Providence Journal | July 3, 2021

HIV Criminal Transmission Law in Illinois Faces Repeal 

WTTW News | June 26, 2021

NPR's It's Been A Minute: A History Of AIDS/HIV Activism 

NPR | June 26, 2021

Opinion: Ohio law codifies fear, discrimination for people living with HIV/AIDS 

The Columbus Dispatch | June 25, 2021

Florida leads nation in new AIDS cases 

FOX 13 Tampa Bay | June 15, 2021

Illinois Poised To End Criminalization Of HIV Exposure 

NPR | June 15, 2021

White House Appoints Out, HIV+ Director for Office of National AIDS Policy 

EDGE Media Network | June 12, 2021

40 years ago, the first cases of AIDS were reported in the US 

CNN | June 5, 2021

“I Understand How Important This Is”: Rachel Levine, MD, on the Early Days of HIV and Being an Advocate for LGBT Youth

TheBody.com | June 4, 2021


Not Just Gay Men: Honoring the Stories of Women With HIV 40 Years Later 

TheBody.com | June 30, 2021

Closing the Medicaid Coverage Gap: Preventing a Separate and Unequal Result.

National Health Law | June 28, 2021

Work undone—HIV/AIDS in the USA 

Science Magazine | June 25, 2021

Contributor: The Importance of People-First Language in the HIV Community 

AJMC.com Managed Markets Network | June 9, 2021

Statement by President Joe Biden Recognizing the 40th Year of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

The White House | June 05, 2021

How AIDS Activists Used 'Die-Ins' to Demand Attention to the Growing Epidemic 

History | June 2021

I Am a Long-term Survivor of HIV

HIV.gov | June 3, 2021

Domestic HIV Funding in the White House FY2022 Budget Request 

Kaiser Family Foundation | June 3, 2021

Supporting Long-Term Survivors of HIV

HIV.gov | June 2, 2021

40 Years of Progress – OIDP Updates

HIV.gov | June 2, 2021

Biden's 2022 Budget Includes $670M to Fight HIV, but What About Hepatitis? 

Hep Treatment News | June 1, 2021

HIV rates remain stubbornly high in Mississippi, despite falling cases across the US 

Washington Post | May 27, 2021

Quick Take: Federal Discretionary HIV Funding Is Essential

O’Neill Institute | May 2021

Big Ideas: Urgent Action Is Needed In 2021 To End HIV In The United States

O’Neill Institute | May 2021

Billy Porter reveals he is HIV-positive, breaking 14-year silence: 'The truth is the healing' 

USA TODAY | May 19, 2021

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2021 

POZ | May 19, 2021

Don't give up on ending the HIV epidemic

TheHill | May 18, 2021

40 Years Later: The Denialism That Shaped The AIDS Epidemic 

NPR | May 18, 2021

Before the Storm: The Inside Story of the Earliest News Coverage on HIV/AIDS 

TheBody.com | May 18, 2021

HIV Cases are up in NC, even as testing is down amid the pandemic 

North Carolina Health News | May 6, 2021

RIP Patrick O'Connell, Founding Director of Visual AIDS 

POZ | May 5, 2021

Big Ideas In Brief: Urgent Action Is Needed In 2021 To End HIV In The United States

O’Neill Institute | May 2021

Black Men and HIV: Transmission, Stats, and More 

Healthline | May 4, 2021

CDC: Transgender Women Urgently Need More HIV Services 

Infectious Disease Special Edition | April 22, 2021

A quarter of HIV-positive Americans have experienced intimate partner violence 

Yahoo Eurosport UK | April 18, 2021

Illinois law aimed at preventing people with HIV from transmitting the virus has been criticized as unfair and unscientific. Activists are pushing for a full repeal.

Chicago Tribune | April 17, 2021

President Biden is asking Congress for $670 million to end the HIV/AIDS pandemic 

The Hill | April 14, 2021

Biden seeks to ramp up funds to beat HIV/AIDS in budget request 

Washington Blade | April 9, 2021

Budget Crunch for Texas HIV Drug Program Creates Crisis of Confidence 

Spectrum News | April 5, 2021

CDC inquiry sought on HIV outbreak in WVa's largest county 

ABC News | April 5, 2021

New VAWA/HOPWA Resources on Addressing the Intersection of HIV & Intimate Partner Violence 

AIDS.gov | March 31, 2021

$3M HIV Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Morehouse College 

POZ | March 23, 2021

Quilt ceremony honoring Native Americans and Hawaiians lost to AIDS 

Los Angeles Blade | March 21, 2021

Federal Dollars On The Way To Help Fight Alarming HIV Outbreak In WV 

West Virginia Public Broadcasting | March 19, 2021

Hawaii lawmakers must reverse HIV budget cuts 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald | March 18, 2021

Feds give metro Atlanta group $3.3M to defeat HIV/AIDS 

Atlanta Journal Constitution | March 16, 2021

Resources for National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2021 

AIDS.gov blog | March 15, 2021

'Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS' - author on youth's desire to find the truth about early years of pandemic

Independent Online | March 14, 2021

President Biden vowed to end the HIV epidemic by 2025 – but how realistic is that goal? 

Queerty | March 13, 2021

Fact Sheet: The American Rescue Plan: Reduces Health Care Costs, Expands Access to Insurance Coverage and Addresses Health Care Disparities

HHS | March 12, 2021

Gilead COMPASS looks at the role of Faith in Combating HIV 

Afro American | March 12, 2021

Deborah Birx, ex-White House COVID response coordinator, joins George W. Bush Institute in Dallas 

The Dallas Morning News | March 12, 2021

Virginia is poised to reform its HIV criminalization laws. Is the rest of the US next? 

NBC News | March 5, 2021

Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus introduces bill to stop criminalizing people with HIV 

Metro Weekly | March 2, 2021

Virginia joins a movement to change state laws criminalizing HIV exposure 

Washington Post | February 26, 2021

Meet Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, Biden's New Weapon Against HIV 

HivPlusMag.com | February 24, 2021

The Lancet: USA failing to reach populations most in need of HIV prevention and treatment services as epidemic grows in the South and rural areas

EurekAlert | February 19, 2021

To End the HIV Epidemic, Address Health Disparities 

Friday, February 19, 2021

A new HBO show looks at the 1980s AIDS crisis. In 2020, why do so few HIV-positive people hold public office?

Washington Post | February 19, 2021

My experience with HIV/AIDS Dapivirine Ring 

cgtn.com | February 18, 2021

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Nevada to End Discriminatory Policies Against Inmates with HIV and Inmates with Disabilities

HIV.gov | February 17, 2021

Houston, We Have a Problem: Texas ADAP Clients in Jeopardy

ADAP Advocacy Association | February 17, 2021

HOPWA program helps HIV/AIDS patients pay for housing, but lack of affordable rentals still a problem

Weekly Challenger | February 16, 2021

Biden Administration Action Rescinding Medicaid Work Requirements Will Help People Living with Chronic Illness Maintain Health Coverage

The AIDS Institute | February 13, 2021

Justice Department Settles HIV Discrimination Claim with Surgical Practice 

Department of Justice | February 12, 2021

Nevada prisons to end discriminatory practices against inmates with HIV following settlement with federal government

The Nevada Independent | February 12, 2021

State Employee Pleads Guilty to $2M Scheme to Defraud the Office of AIDS 

Department of Justice | February 11, 2021

Atlanta to receive outside help building strategy to combat high rate of HIV 

Atlanta Journal Constitution | February 10, 2021

GMHC and DoorDash Unite to Provide Food and Jobs to New Yorkers With HIV 

POZ | February 8, 2021

National AIDS Memorial launches virtual quilt exhibition honoring Black lives lost to AIDS 

WPVI-TV | February 8, 2021

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day reminds us of the deep costs of inequality 

Washington Post | February 7, 2021

African-American Women With HIV Often Overlooked, Under-supported 

Republic World | February 6, 2021

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Puts Focus on Need to Address Equity and Drivers of HIV Disparities in the U.S.

AIDS.gov blog | February 4, 2021

Sonnabend, early force in fight against AIDS, has died 

Antelope Valley Press | February 1, 2021

Dr. John G. Bartlett, a pioneer in HIV/AIDS study and co-founder of the country's second clinic, at Johns Hopkins Hospital, dies

Baltimore Sun | January 27, 2021

Jill Biden to visit Whitman-Walker Health HIV/AIDS clinic 

Washington Blade | January 21, 2021

Funding hold up threatens NY's progress against AIDS 

WBFO | January 18, 2021

To Be Black and Live With HIV 

HivPlusMag.com | January 18, 2021

Funding Hold Up Threatens New York's Progress Against AIDS 

WSKG.org | January 15, 2021

Employees at HIV Nonprofit Housing Works Vote to Unionize 

POZ | January 12, 2021

North Dakota lawmakers object to softening HIV transmission law 

Jamestown Sun | January 12, 2021

Many health plans now must cover full cost of expensive HIV prevention drugs 

Duluth News Tribune | January 10, 2021

HIV criminalisation laws and ending the US HIV epidemic 

The Lancet | January 1, 2021

"HIV Criminalization Laws and Ending the HIV Epidemic in the United States"

The Lancet | January 2021

A New Year and a New Home for a Famed Alabama HIV Clinic 

POZ | January 1, 2021