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May 31, 2013
Judge Stops Wrongful Termination Suit by Teacher With HIV
The head of school and the director allegedly waged a discrimination campaign.
Canada to Lift Lifetime Ban on Gay Blood Donation
The new policy is expected to be implemented this summer. 
May 30, 2013
HarborPath Gets $250,000 From Elton John AIDS Foundation
The group will use the grant to expand its services.
Documenting Neglect of MSM, Trans in HIV Financing in Africa
The report documents the role of stigma and discrimination.
May 29, 2013
HIV-Positive Marines, Sailors Still Waiting for Overseas Postings
The U.S. Navy secretary opened the assignments last August.
Catskill Hospital Warns Patients of Possible HIV, Hep Exposure
The hospital alerted patients that insulin pens might have been reused.
May 28, 2013
'Rise Up to HIV' Launches New Anti-Stigma Campaign
“The Summer of No Shame About Being HIV Positive” is the title of its latest effort.
UNAIDS: Over 7 Million People on HIV Meds in Africa
Nearly 1 million people were added in the last year. 
May 24, 2013
Concerns Over Involuntary HIV Tests in Oregon and Washington
The tests occurred between April 11 and May 5. 
Comic Book Teaches Middle School Students About Sex Ed
It tells the stories of a group of Inuit classmates.
May 23, 2013
Arizona HIV Group Gets $3M for Construction on New Center
The facility will provide the greater Phoenix area integrated HIV/AIDS primary care and support services.
Palm Springs Medical Marijuana Dispensary Faces Closure
City officials claim a recent state court ruling supports its position.
May 22, 2013
Minnesota Court Asked to Reinstate Conviction of Man With HIV
He was accused of transmitting the virus to another man.
Circumcision Goal Unmet in Swaziland
The Accelerated Saturation Initiative was launched in 2010.
May 21, 2013
MSM Attitudes on PrEP, Access to HIV Services
Access to services is worse around the world for young men who have sex with men.
Researchers to Track Outbreaks Online in Britain
They will monitor searches related to conditions such as HIV, MRSA or stronger flu strains.
May 20, 2013
HIV/AIDS Advocate José Fernando Colón López Dies
In 1999, he and his partner founded Pacientes de Sida Pro Politica Sana.
New Data From N.Y.C. HIV Housing Group Supports Rent Cap
The study was based on 82 surveys and three local focus groups.
May 17, 2013
National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2013
May 19 is the annual awareness day.
Hepatitis Testing Day 2013
May 19 is the awareness day.
May 16, 2013
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day 2013
The annual observance is on May 18.
Arrested N.C. Activists Allege 'Extremist Policies' Against Poor
A longtime HIV physician was among those arrested.
N.Y. Hospitals Warn Thousands About Possible Hep Exposure
Two hospitals in upstate New York are now alerting more than 2,000 patients about their potential exposure to hepatitis and other blood-borne infections.
May 15, 2013
Prototype Is First Condom Designed for Anal Sex
The R.A.I. (Receptive Anal Intercourse) condom comes from Origami Condoms. 
People With HIV, Hep May Need Permission to Marry in Bahrain
Current law already mandates engaged couples to get tested.
May 14, 2013
Reps. Lee, Ros-Lehtinen Introduce Bill to Update HIV Laws
It's called the Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal (REPEAL) HIV Discrimination Act. 
Pay for HIV Physicians at Bottom of Rate List
Physician compensation in 2012 was on the rise overall.
May 13, 2013
N.Y.C. Council Candidate Corey Johnson Discloses He Has HIV
He was diagnosed with the virus nine years ago. 
Phoenix City Council Candidate Austin Head Is HIV Positive
He is an entertainer, DJ and musician.
May 10, 2013
S.F. Gives Castro Coupons to Gay Men Who Test for HIV
The program runs through the end of October. 
New 'Accountable Care' Approach Aims to Cut Medical Costs
The idea is to provide less care, but not worse care. 
May 09, 2013
Alicia Keys Launches HIV Campaign for U.S. Women
The first phase features a video with five HIV-positive U.S. women. 
Kevin Moody to Leave as CEO of GNP+
He leaves the organization after seven years of service.
May 08, 2013
N.Y. Advocates Support 'No Condoms as Evidence' Bill
Advocates are lobbying Albany lawmakers.
HIV, Hep Concerns for Colonoscopy Patients in Georgia
Staff discovered that cleaning practices for endoscopy equipment were not followed completely.
May 07, 2013
National Hepatitis Awareness Month 2013
In observance of National Hepatitis Awareness Month—recognized each May—health advocates and professionals are working to decrease the burden of chronic viral hepatitis through awareness and encouraging people to get tested.
S.F. Law Enforcement Stops Using Condoms as Evidence
The agreements were reached after six months of evaluating police arrests.
May 06, 2013
Fergie to Host Voguing Fundraising Balls for amfAR
The events will build support for amfAR’s annual Life Ball.
N.Y. STI Clinics to Reduce Hours to Cut Costs
The city claims the cuts will save $600,000.
May 03, 2013
Texas HIV-Positive Candidate for Student Body Wins Election
He was subjected to discrimination during the campaign. 
Janssen Gives 16 HIV/AIDS Groups Access-to-Care Grants
The grants are part of its Linking In-Need Communities to Care initiative. 
May 02, 2013
Pilot Project to Give Gay Men Free PEP in Ontario
The Ontario HIV Treatment Network launched the initiative. 
Nigerian President to Cochair Global Fund Replenishment
The country is one of 47 countries accessing Global Fund support through its new funding model.
May 01, 2013
HIV, Hep Confirmed in Initial Tests of Oklahoma Dental Patients
Thousands more former patients need to be tested. 
Father Allegedly Sets His HIV-Positive Gay Son on Fire in Peru
The son survived, but has burns on his face, arms and parts of his legs.
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