Here are the 20 most momentous news stories on in 2011 as selected by the editors of POZ (items are not ranked, but placed in chronological order):

New EEOC Regulations Include HIV as a Disability 
Posted: March 28

Rangel Introduces Bill to Fight HIV Among Blacks
Posted: April 12

The Normal Heart Debuts on Broadway

Posted: April 19

U.N. Seeks 15 Million People on HIV Meds by 2015
Posted: June 10

Global Plan to End Mother-to-Child HIV Transmissions by 2015

Posted: June 10

Canadian Judge Rules HIV Not an “Automatic Death Sentence”
Posted: July 18

HHS Outlines Steps to End Gay Blood Donation Ban
Posted: July 27

Britain Lifts Lifetime Gay Blood Ban
Posted: September 9

Bill Would Legalize Condoms in Federal Prisons
Posted: September 12

Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus Launches

Posted: September 15

Rep. Barbara Lee Introduces HIV Anti-Criminalization Bill

Posted: September 26

AIDS Memorial Proposed for Greenwich Village Park

Posted: October 17

Rep. Barbara Lee, Sen. Frank Lautenberg Introduce Sex Ed Bill

Posted: November 3

U.S. Releases Plan for a Global AIDS-Free Generation
Posted: November 8

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Health Care Reform
Posted: November 14

Act V, a Global Movement to End AIDS, Launches
Posted: November 30

Obama Pledges Additional HIV Funds in U.S. and Abroad
Posted: December 1

Bill Clinton Proposes Generic ARVs in U.S. Until 2014
Posted: December 6

Obama Seeks Decriminalization of Homosexuality Worldwide
Posted: December 9

Time Names HIV Treatment as Prevention the No. 3 Medical Breakthrough of 2011
Posted: December 13

Check out all of our 2011 lists:

2011 Most Momentous Moments

2011 Most Heartwarming Stories

2011 Most Horrifying Stories

2011 Strangest Stories

2011 Top Newsfeed Stories

2011 Top Treatment Stories

2011 Top Blog Entries

2011 Most Commented Stories