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HIV/AIDS

November 16, 2015 – Jamaica Star – Charlie Sheen to reveal HIV status

November 16, 2015 – TIMEThere’s a drug that prevents HIV. Let’s use it

November 17, 2015 – Stabroek NewsAlcoholism drug can ‘wake up’ dormant HIV to be killed, study finds

November 17, 2015 – Kaieteur News OnlineHealth Minister Norton denies shortage of HIV testing kits

November 17, 2015 – New York TimesCharlie Sheen says he has HIVand has paid millions to keep it secret

November 18, 2015 – BBCAre we winning the fight against HIV?

November 19, 2015 – BBCWe know the city where HIV first emerged

November 22, 2015 – Soy de MocaPuerto Plata: Bajaran en el 2018 casos de VIH y el SIDA – In 2018, cases of HIV and AIDS will be reduced in the Dominican Republic, according to CONAVIHSIDA.

November 23, 2015 – Jamaica ObserverGender-based violence makes women more vulnerable to HIV

November 23, 2015 – Guyana TimesGuyana prepares to observe World AIDS Day 2015

November 24, 2015 – Huffington PostWith millions on HIV treatment, AIDS pandemic tide turns

November 24, 2015 – St. Lucia News OnlineCaribbean: New global and regional HIV report released ahead of World AIDS Day

November 24, 2015 – St. Lucia News OnlineCaribbean: HIV/AIDS elimination by 2030

November 25, 2015 – T&T GuardianAIDS deaths down by 61% in Caribbean

November 25, 2015 – TIMERate of HIV is the lowest in 15 years

November 25, 2015 – Stabroek NewsNew $165M US, Caricom aid pact to target youth crime, HIV/AIDS

November 26, 2015 – Citizens Report GuyanaUNAIDS: Caribbean can accelerate progress to end AIDS as public health threat

November 27, 2015 – Jamaica ObserverUNICEF: AIDS leading cause of death for African teenagers

November 30, 2015 – Jamaica GleanerDalley wants review of HIV/AIDS target implantation gap

LGBT

November 15, 2015 – Jamaica GleanerCharles reignites gay debate… tells Labourites Portia’s promise was to win votes

November 17, 2015 – GawkerReminder: Transgender people still face violence everywhere

November 17, 2015 – Loop JamaicaIreland celebrates its first gay marriage

November 17, 2015 – Boga LifeSexto festival internacional de cine LGBT 2015 (Sixth annual LGBT cinema festival 2015)

November 18, 2015 – The GuardianGive HPV vaccine to men who have sex with men, government told

November 18, 2015 – The Two-Way NPRCongressional LGBT caucus launches task force on transgender equality

November 19, 2015 – Nation News BarbadosChurch told: get in on gay talk

November 19, 2015 – Huffington PostHere’s what it’s like to be a straight man who has sex with other men

November 20, 2015 – MSNBCMore transgender people reported killed in 2015 than in any other year

November 23, 2015 – QuartzHomosexuality is still a crime in 78 territories – and most are former British colonies

November 27, 2015 – Gay Star NewsWe will never solve the AIDS crisis unless gay sex is legal worldwide

Drug Use

November 16, 2015 – MedPage TodayHCV treatment may benefit injection-drug users

November 20, 2015 – Mad in America“Involuntary hospitalization of drug users is bad policy”

November 22, 2015 – Washington PostThousands of drug users are rescuing one another with antidote naloxone

November 24, 2015 – New York Times — OpinionatorWhy punish drug users at all?

Sex Work

November 23, 2015 – Washington PostCharlie Sheen put a spotlight on HIV and sex workers. But here’s what’s missing from the conversation.

November 25, 2015 – AcentoTrabajadoras sexuales reiteran denuncias de agresion al colectivo – Sex workers in the Dominican Republic denounce continued aggression against the collective

Human Rights

November 23, 2015 – St. Lucia News Online“Wednesday’s march is just the start” – Raise Your Voice St. Lucia

November 25, 2015 – Stabroek NewsHow long before one third of our women do not have their fundamental human rights violated?

Web Links

November 19, 2015 – RH Reality CheckRising STD rates disproportionately affect men who have sex with men

November 26, 2015 – World Health OrganizationHighest number of new HIV cases in Europe ever

 

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