Top HIV/AIDS Stories of 2013

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  • Obamacare Provides More Care to HIV-Positive People
  • HIV Vaccine Successful in Clinical Trial
  • HIV Criminalization
  • Porn Stars Test HIV-Positive
  • Gender Violence and HIV
  • HIV Returns in Two Men Who Were “Cured”
  • The Epidemic Stories That Rocked the Headlines This Year
  • HIV Rates Down 21 Percent Among Black Women
  • Infections Among Young Black MSM Went Way Up
  • Baby “Cured” of HIV

HIV Criminalization

This year was saturated with news around the U.S. of people living with HIV/AIDS being arrested for allegedly exposing their partners to HIV and were unaware of their status. AIDS advocates have fought this year to taking these laws off the books citing that these laws are unfair and unfounded. Two bills, one from California Rep. Barbara Lee, have been introduced this year to do just that. 

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