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  • Douglas Crimp, Scholar, Curator and Art World Disrupter, Dies at 74

    Douglas Crimp, a groundbreaking art scholar, curator, writer, editor, educator and AIDS activist who challenged the field of art history by insisting on seeing it in a social context, died on July 5 at his home in Manhattan. He was 74.

    17 July 2019 | New York Times
  • The Beautiful Uncertainty of Douglas Crimp

    Masha Gessen mourns critic, curator, and art historian Douglas Crimp as a prominent voice in AIDS activism by way of two classic Crimp essays: “How to Have Promiscuity in an Epidemic” and “Mourning and Militancy.”

    17 July 2019 | New Yorker
  • “Marseilles Bears a Heavy Stigma of Drug Trafficking and Use” – An Interview with Beatrice Stambul

    The city of Marseilles decided to open its first drug consumption room. Read our interview with Beatrice Strambul, who has been in the forefront of the harm reduction movement in France since the 1990s.

    15 July 2019 | Drug Reporter
  • Professor Chloe Orkin: Chair of the British HIV Association

    Alice talks to Professor Chloe Orkin, Chair of the British HIV Association, and a medical activist committed to the U=U campaign.

    15 July 2019 | Audioboom / The Dorothy Project
  • Meet the UNAIDS leadership contenders

    Opinions vary on who should take the top job from a diverse shortlist that includes former politicians, medical scientists, and an NGO leader.

    11 July 2019 | Devex
  • Who should lead UNAIDS?

    Richard Horton: Who is best qualified to lead an organisation—UNAIDS— that has not only suffered severe reputational loss, but also faces threats to its continuing existence?

    07 July 2019 | The Lancet
  • 'My mother died without telling me I had HIV'

    Some parents in Kenya take the secret of their HIV status to their graves, leaving their children ignorant and unwell.

    04 July 2019 | BBC News
  • Rising Above: People living with HIV are also facing cancer as they age

    As a long-term survivor living with HIV, Sean McKenna has faced numerous battles, including two episodes of skin cancer and several bouts of anal precancer. Jill Cadman, another long-timer, is living with HIV and Stage IV colon cancer. And they are not alone.

    02 July 2019 | POZ
  • Who should be the new head of UNAIDS?

    We have asked various experts and members of the AIDS community from around the world about their views on the five candidates. We have by no means conducted a scientific survey, but we have at least some sense of sentiment in the AIDS community.

    01 July 2019 | Spotlight
  • Five candidates in the running to head UNAIDS after Sidibé

    A shortlist of five candidates—including four people from Africa—are in the race to become Executive Director of the UN agency. Behind the scenes, lobbying is expected to intensify, including from the global AIDS community, donor countries, and countries with a high prevalence of people living with HIV, senior UN officials and ambassadors told The Lancet.

    01 July 2019 | The Lancet (free registration required)
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