The decision to dial back the ban but not eliminate it shows just how arbitrary it really is.
"Some of our clients have not been told what COVID-19 is or how to stay safe,” an immigration advocate told VICE. “None of them can social distance."
How discrimination, collective health problems, and limited access to doctors make LGBTQ communities especially vulnerable to COVID-19.
HHS in recent years has been criticized for removing information and health resources from government websites, including content related to LGBTQ health.
Public health experts say this reflects a continuing reluctance to treat addiction as a health issue.
“If someone in a relationship wants to get on PrEP, that’s not a judgment against their partner."
It won't end the HIV epidemic, but it will likely give many uninsured people access to a potentially lifesaving HIV-prevention medicine.
"One thing that really has been intimate about our respective statuses is that, versus a lot of other relationships, we’re more actively involved with each other’s holistic health."
The campaign aimed to promote awareness among queer Asian and Pacific Islander communities in New York.
Gilead, the company that makes Truvada, just got FDA approval for Descovy, another form of PrEP. It costs nearly $1,800 a month without insurance coverage.
“We're here with [Jonathan Van Ness], and we welcome him if he wants to get involved.”
In the chemsex scene, drug abuse is more than just a health hazard.