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March 29, 2013
NYC AIDS Memorial Final Design Unveiled
The organizers also officially launched a fundraising campaign to build the memorial. 
Canadian Judge Rules Refugee With HIV Can't Be Deported
The judge took issue with the HIV risk assessment made by officials. 
March 28, 2013
AHF Alleges Film Company Violated Condoms in Porn Mandate
AIDS Healthcare Foundation alleges Immoral Productions had not posted the proper signs.
Queerocracy Hosts Its First Community Fundraising Challenge
Queer bars and parties are invited to hold events from March 15 to May 31.
March 27, 2013
FY 2013 U.S. Budget Cuts PEPFAR, Adds to Global Fund
Both PEPFAR and the Global Fund were affected by sequestration cuts.
Indonesia Uses Compulsory Licensing for Second-Line ARVs
Officials believe there is an urgent need to provide such drugs. 
March 26, 2013
Gates Foundation Offers $100,000 for New Condom Ideas
Concepts considered for funding would significantly preserve or enhance pleasure.
AIDS United Gives $1.4M for HIV Policy Advocacy in the South
The grants are awarded with support from the Ford Foundation.
March 25, 2013
U.S. Senate Committee Passes HIV Organ Policy Equity Act
Senators Barbara Boxer (D–Calif.) and Tom Coburn (R–Okla.) coauthored the bill. 
U.S. Supreme Court Considers Liability of Generic Drug Makers
The company argues that federal law trumps state law.
March 22, 2013
Robert Malow, Researcher and HIV Listserv Founder, Dies
A scholarship fund in his memory will be established.
South African 'Sugar Daddies' Blamed for HIV in Schoolgirls
Twenty-eight percent of schoolgirls in the country have HIV compared with 4 percent of schoolboys. 
March 21, 2013
'Let's Stop HIV Together' Awareness Campaign in Spanish
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded its HIV awareness campaign, “Let’s Stop HIV Together,” by launching a Spanish-language version, “Detengamos Juntos el VIH.”
Humberto Cruz to Retire as Director of N.Y. AIDS Institute
He has been with the organization since 1989. 
March 20, 2013
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2013
NNHAAD is Wednesday, March 20.
German National AIDS Council Tackles HIV Criminalization
The independent advisory body has produced a consensus statement.
March 19, 2013
Greg Louganis Mentors Contestants on ABC Reality Show Splash
The reality competition show where celebrities platform dive to win premieres March 19.
Police Capture Acupuncturist Refusing to Attend His HIV Trial
The cases go back more than a decade. 
March 18, 2013
Pope Francis on Contraception and Combating HIV/AIDS
Francis visited a hospice in 2001 to kiss and wash the feet of 12 people with AIDS.
Illinois Police Officer Faces HIV Charge
He faces a charge of criminally transmitting HIV.
March 15, 2013
Justice Department Settles HIV Suit Against Ohio Hospital
The DOJ found that the hospital unlawfully refused to admit someone.
HIV-Positive Man Alleges Discrimination at U.K. Job Center
He alleges that staff made him disclose his HIV status within hearing distance of others.
March 14, 2013
West Virginia Considers Charging for STI Testing
Officials say the bill is needed because of budget cuts. 
Over 2,000 People Have Stopped HIV Meds for Prayer in Ghana
They only returned to a hospital after their cases had worsened. 
March 13, 2013
New Funding Model at Global Fund to Begin in 2014
The new model will give countries more flexibility and predictability.
Illinois Governor to Cut Over $4M in State HIV Funding
The cut would come from the state’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program. 
March 12, 2013
Grant to Fortune Society Expands HIV Services for Ex-Inmates
The grant will expand the group’s drop-in center.
Proposal to Allow HIV Tests on Alleged Rapists in South Africa
If positive, they would be charged with attempted murder.
March 11, 2013
False Internet Rumors of N.Y. Man Intentionally Spreading HIV
The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene confirmed that the story is false.
Maryland Couple Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $1M From USAID
They have been sentenced to more than four years in prison.
March 08, 2013
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2013
This year's theme is "Share Knowledge. Take Action."
Girl Gets Mistaken Blood Transfusion With HIV in Saudi Arabia
It is unclear if the girl has tested HIV positive. 
March 07, 2013
Controversy Over Confidential HIV Tests in Michigan
Advocates raise privacy and civil liberties concerns.
Santa Fe HIV/AIDS Health Center Opens Primary Care Clinic
The center opened the new clinic in response to requests from its patients.
March 06, 2013
California Bill Would Ease Transition From ADAP
Current state laws on HIV disclosure may make that transition difficult.
Two Condom Bills Introduced in California Assembly
The bills address public health policy and disease prevention.
March 05, 2013
Jim Parsons, Taylor Kitsch Join HBO Cast of The Normal Heart
The cast already includes Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo and Matt Bomer. 
Justice Department Settles HIV Suit Against Virginia Dentistry
The DOJ determined that the clinic failed to offer the patient alternative times for appointments because the patient has HIV.
March 04, 2013
ABC to Make How to Survive a Plague a Miniseries
The scripted adaptation will go deeper and go broader.
Medicines Patent Pool Gets ViiV Voluntary License for Children
It's for pediatric formulations of the antiretroviral drug abacavir in 118 countries.
March 01, 2013
Van Stolen From AIDS Project New Haven
The van eventually showed up, but it was stripped of its parts. 
ARVs Extend Life Expectancy 11 Years in Rural South Africa
Advocates say these studies provide strong support for continuing PEPFAR.
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