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March 27, 2015
Indiana HIV Outbreak Linked to Injecting Prescription Painkiller
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency over an HIV outbreak involving about 80 people and injection of the prescription med Opana.
March 26, 2015
'Looking,' HBO Show With HIV-Positive Character, Is Canceled
HBO has canceled the gay TV series 'Looking,' which followed a group of gay men in San Francisco, including the HIV-positive Eddie.
March 25, 2015
LGBT Health Awareness Week 2015
This week, March 23 to 27, marks the 13th annual LGBT Health Awareness Week. The theme is "Time to Come Together: Trust, Transparency, Truth."
March 24, 2015
Technology Awards Go to HIV Telemedicine and a Primary Care Program
Mark Sannes's primary care registry system in Minnesota and Prashanth Bhat's telemedicine network in Alabama earned the doctors a 2015 HIV Practice Award.
March 23, 2015
Read the Pope's Speech to Gay, Transgender and HIV-Positive Prisoners
During a visit to a prison in Naples, Italy, Pope Francis had lunch with 90 prisoners, including a least 10 who are gay, transgender or HIV positive.
March 20, 2015
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2015
Friday, March 20, marks National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2015 (NNHAAD) to promote HIV testing and reduce stigma among Native-American communities.
March 19, 2015
HIV-Positive Rocker Andy Fraser of 'All Right Now' Fame Dies at 62
Andy Fraser, the HIV-positive openly gay bassist of the rock band Free, died at age 62 after a battle with cancer and AIDS.
March 18, 2015
Gregory Packaging to Pay $125K After Firing Worker for Having HIV
Gregory Packaging Inc., which makes juice products under the name Suncup, will pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit regarding firing an employee for having HIV.
March 17, 2015
Spike in Heroin Use Spurs AIDS Center to Promote Its Needle Exchange
The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) is promoting its needle exchange program to keep HIV and hepatitis C rates from increasing during a jump in heroin use.
March 16, 2015
HIV-Positive Firefighter Claims Discrimination, Harassment
In a precursor to a lawsuit, HIV-positive San Francisco firefighter Stephen Kloster filed a claim against the city alleging harassment and discrimination.
March 13, 2015
Rev. Willie Barrow, a Civil Rights and AIDS Advocate, Dies at 90
Known as "the High Priestess of Protest," the Rev. Willie Barrow, a civil rights leader in Chicago who fought for LGBT and HIV/AIDS issues, died at age 90.
March 12, 2015
Maker of FC2 Female Condom Launches Online Store
The Female Health Company, which makes the FC2 Female Condom, launched an online direct-to-consumer store to sell the condoms.
March 11, 2015
San Diego Man Pleads No Contest to Not Telling Partner He Has HIV
Thomas Guerra of San Diego faces a possible six months in jail and a $1,000 fine for not telling his partner that he is HIV positive.
March 10, 2015
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2015
March 10 marks National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). About one in four people living with HIV in the U.S. are women 13 and older.
March 09, 2015
Rev. Malcolm Boyd, Who Held the First 'AIDS Mass,' Dies at 91
The Rev. Malcolm Boyd, a gay Episcopal priest known for his activist ministries, died at age 91.
March 06, 2015
POZ Founder Sean Strub's Memoir Is Lambda Literary Award Finalist
'Body Counts,' a memoir by POZ founder Sean Strub, is a Lambda Literary Award finalist, as are HIV/AIDS-themed books by Martin Duberman and Rebecca Anderson.
March 05, 2015
Advocates Adapt Global HIV Strategy for Cheaper HCV Drugs
Hep C affects 185 million people worldwide, which is five times as many people who are living with HIV. 
March 04, 2015
National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS 2015
This is the 2015 National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS (NWPHA), which mobilizes faith communities and is organized by the Balm in Gilead.
March 03, 2015
GLAAD Pushes for Better HIV Stories in Film, TV and News
GLAAD, the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and AIDS United released a guide for reporting on HIV/AIDS in the era of PrEP and treatment. They also urged Hollywood to develop more HIV storylines.
March 02, 2015
7 Principles for Reforming HIV Criminal Laws
The Positive Justice Project (PJP) released a guideline of principles to help states update their laws regarding HIV criminalization.
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