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Oct 18, 2013, 15:04 ET
David Kato, one of Uganda's first openly gay activists, with his mother, Lydia Mulumba Nalongo.  (PRNewsFoto/The Global Forum on MSM & HIV)

Award-Winning Documentary 'Call Me Kuchu' Spotlights LGBT Activism amid Brutal Persecution in Uganda at Upcoming Screening in West Hollywood

Filmmakers Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright to join celebrated Ugandan LGBT activist Frank Mugisha for panel discussion and...

Jun 18, 2013, 13:13 ET

New Analysis of World's Premier AIDS Conference Finds Poor Coverage of Populations Most-at-Risk for HIV

 A new report produced by a coalition of global advocacy organizations shows that the International AIDS Conference (IAC) program continues to...

Nov 29, 2012, 09:15 ET
Percent of MSM reporting that condoms, lubricant, HIV testing, and HIV treatment are easily accessible, organized by country income level using World Bank country income classifications.  (PRNewsFoto/The Global Forum on MSM & HIV)

New Study Shows Structural Factors Play Major Role in Access to HIV Services for Gay Men Worldwide

Global survey finds homophobia, comfort with service provider, and community engagement make significant impact on access to condoms, lubricant,...

Jul 26, 2012, 08:14 ET

Research on Gay Men and Transgender People You WON'T See at AIDS 2012

New publication highlights more than 100 abstracts on gay men and transgender people rejected from the International AIDS Conference The...

Jul 17, 2012, 13:57 ET

Marginalized Populations around the World Unite, Call for Revised Approach to Global HIV Epidemic

Global networks of gay men, people who use drugs, sex workers, transgender people and people living with HIV put forth new strategy for more...

Jul 16, 2012, 09:34 ET

Current State of Global HIV Epidemic and Response among Gay Men and Transgender People Focus of Upcoming AIDS 2012 Pre-Conference Event

More than 800 experts representing over 110 countries and 500 organizations to assess latest epidemiology, novel HIV prevention strategies, and...

Jul 09, 2012, 09:00 ET

Advocates Hail New UN-Commissioned Report as Crucial Step Forward in Fight against AIDS

Landmark report from Global Commission on HIV and the Law illuminates legal barriers to HIV response; Advocates vow to carry recommendations...

Jul 12, 2011, 16:44 ET

Global Survey of Men Who Have Sex with Men Shows Widespread Lack of Access to HIV Services, Little Knowledge of PrEP

Poor access linked to homophobia, youth particularly vulnerable A new global survey of more than 5,000 men who have sex with men (MSM) has shown...

Jun 21, 2011, 06:00 ET

MSMGF Welcomes First-Ever WHO Guidelines on HIV Prevention for Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender People

The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) welcomes the first-ever guidelines from the World Health Organization on the prevention and treatment...

Jun 10, 2011, 03:50 ET

For First Time, UN Political Declaration on AIDS Addresses HIV Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

Creates Unprecedented Opportunities and Highlights Challenges in Struggle for Health and Human Rights The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF)...

Jun 08, 2011, 19:35 ET

At AIDS Summit, UN Must Focus on Key Populations and Human Rights to Meet Goal of Zero New Infections

As new reports reaffirm importance of key populations, Global Forum on MSM & HIV calls for commitment to evidence and human rights in UN...

May 19, 2011, 19:13 ET

Global Forum on MSM & HIV Encouraged by New PEPFAR Guidance on HIV Prevention for Men Who Have Sex With Men

Guidance must be followed with clear steps toward implementation and accountability The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) is encouraged by...

Mar 02, 2011, 13:22 ET

New Report: World's Premier AIDS Event Neglects Populations Most at Risk for HIV

Independent assessment indicates severe underrepresentation of gay men, transgender people, sex workers and people who use drugs at the biennial...

Jul 07, 2010, 13:42 ET

Global Health Leaders to Sound Alarm on Dual Crises of HIV, Discrimination Among Gay Men During Vienna Press Briefing

International AIDS Society President-Elect Elly Katabira to join AIDS-Free World Co-Director Stephen Lewis and other global leaders during...

Jul 01, 2010, 13:18 ET

World's Largest Conference on Health and Human Rights of Men Who Have Sex with Men to Address Worsening Global AIDS Crisis among Gay Men

UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe and US Congresswoman Barbara Lee to join Global Fund Executive Director Michel Kazatchkine, Research...

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