In California's latest budget, signed Tuesday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, funding for HIV/AIDS prevention services was cut by $5 million. Although two programs described as vital by state HIV/AIDS activists -- the AIDS Drug Assistance Program and the Therapeutic Monitoring Program -- were spared cuts, the overall trend was downward.
A new study from the University of Minnesota has found that the more gay men experience internalized "homonegativity" (a negative attitude about being gay), the more likely they are to have poor mental and sexual health, according to Science Daily.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has urged a House panel to back additional programs for sexual protection and education for African-Americans, Latinos, and gay and bisexual men, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday
Celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt make a sizeable donation to fight TB and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia in the name of their daughter Zahara,
A new analysis of HIV infection data shows that the majority of infections are among men who have sex with men and that African-American men -- both gay and straight -- are the most affected U.S. ethnic group.
For the first time, the New York City health department has issued a study that is able to determine the number of new infections of HIV in a year. The study, which reports on 2006, is the most precise estimate ever of citywide HIV infections, according to the health department.
Canadian health minister Tony Clement announced at the International AIDS Conference that his country will spend $45 million to fight the spread of HIV in Africa.
AIDS experts praised the United States on Tuesday for ending its two-decade ban on HIV-positive people entering the country, saying travel restrictions by dozens of other countries are hurting efforts to control the epidemic.