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“Four Corners” Network Launches in Four Cities to Address Trans Health

Four community organizations spread across the nation are working together to create the research advisory network Four Corners. The initiative’s goal is to produce data that’s essential to meet the health needs of the transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) community. Led by Howard Brown Health in Chicago, the network also includes Houston-based Legacy Community Health, the… Read More »

ECHO, a Council of Youth Activists With HIV, Launches on World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day, December 1, will mark the launch of a national council of youth activists who are living with HIV. Known as ECHO (Engaging Communities around HIV Organizing), the council will focus on decriminalizing HIV and eradicating stigma, according to a press release by Advocates for Youth, the organization that founded ECHO, trained its… Read More »

Civil rights attorney launches suit charging company with withholding new HIV drug

Benjamin Crump (Scott Olson/Getty Images) A new federal lawsuit has been filed against Gilead Sciences alleging that the pharmaceutical giant of putting profits over people. According to the Jacksonville Free Press, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump believes the company is intentionally withholding a safer HIV drug from hundreds of thousands of patients — particularly those in… Read More »