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Raise Your Voice – Make Change – Register for AIDSWatch 2016

We have the science to end the HIV epidemic. We just need the political will. That’s why AIDSWatch, the largest annual constituent-based national HIV/AIDS advocacy day, is more important than ever. Last year, AIDSWatch brought together nearly 400 advocates from 30 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia to the nation’s capital. Collectively, AIDSWatch represented states that account for 92% of the current U.S. epidemic. Advocates had 220 congressional meetings – including 70 attended by a Member of Congress – to tell their stories and educate them about important issues to people living with HIV in the United States.

Posted By: Michael Kaplan, President and CEO, AIDS United - Wednesday, November 04, 2015


Join AIDS United at the United States Conference on AIDS

Later this week, September 10 - 13, the 19th annual United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) will take place here in Washington, DC. The conference is the largest HIV/AIDS- related conference in the United States and will bring together activists, providers, case managers, and more.

Posted By: AIDS United - Tuesday, September 08, 2015


National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2.0 Unveiled at Morehouse School of Medicine

At the beginning of an hours-long symposium held at Morehouse School or Medicine, the Office of National AIDS Policy Director unveiled the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated To 2020. Minutes prior, President Obama signed an executive orderlaunching the new updated strategy and directing federal agencies to implement it. The executive order and updated strategy encompass previous executive orders on the HIV Care Continuum Initiative and recommendations of the Federal Interagency Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health Disparities. Addressing the gathering in a video, the President said:

Posted By: AIDS United Policy Department - Friday, July 31, 2015


AIDS United: Making the Promise a Reality

For almost three decades, AIDS United has supported community-driven responses to the HIV epidemic around the country that reach the nation’s most disproportionately affected people, including gay and bisexual men, communities of color, women, people living in the Deep South, people struggling with substance abuse, those living in poverty, and people living with HIV/AIDS.

Posted By: AIDS United - Thursday, July 16, 2015


Supreme Court Upholds ACA Subsidies in All States

With their 6-3 decision on King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court has upheld subsidies for health insurance premiums in all states under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The decision, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, strongly reinforces the constitutionality of the health law, saying it was passed "to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them."

Posted By: AIDS United Policy Department - Thursday, June 25, 2015


Make World AIDS Day A Day of Action!

Today, another World AIDS Day will come and go, just like the 25 before it. For too many people, the HIV epidemic has simply become static noise - another year, another World AIDS Day, the same old epidemic.

Posted By: Michael Kaplan, President & CEO, AIDS United - Monday, December 01, 2014


Midterm Election Results: What They Mean for HIV

The 2014 election results have reordered the political landscape at the national level and in states across the country – but what does it mean for the future of HIV policy?

Posted By: AIDS United Policy Department - Monday, November 10, 2014


We Aren't Dead Yet! What Do We Do Now?

Kelsey Louie, Chief Executive Officer of GMHC, reflects on National HIV and Aging Day and how the HIV/AIDS epidemic has changed for older Americans living with HIV. National HIV and Aging Day is observed every year on September 17.

Posted By: Kelsey Louie - Friday, September 12, 2014


Reflections from AIDS 2014: Next Steps in Ending the Epidemic

Carole Treston,Chief Nursing Officer for Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), reflects on the next steps in ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic after attending the 2014 International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

Posted By: Carole Treston, RN MPH, Chief Nursing Officer Association of Nurses in AIDS Care - Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Hobby Lobby Decision Causes Concern Among Public Health Advocates

AIDS United and other public health advocates have been expressing concern about Monday’s Supreme Court decision in the case of Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby. The decision extends rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration Action (RFRA) to closely held corporations by exempting them from complying with the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that insurance policies must include cost-free access to contraceptive care. The ruling, written by Justice Alito, uses the RFRA to extend religious freedom rights to closely held corporations , which account for as many as 90% of all corporations, for the first time.

Posted By: Bill McColl, Director of Political Affairs, AIDS United - Wednesday, July 02, 2014

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