WEBINAR: Meet the new North American NGO delegates to the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS

Published: March 13, 2019

How does Civil Society engage the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS? Meet the new North American NGO delegation! UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board and Civil Society – North American NGO Delegation report back   Meet the new North American NGO delegates! Mar 19, 2019 9:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Register for the webinar here The UNAIDS 43rd Programme Coordinating Board …

APPLY NOW: Seeking Consultant for Agenda 2030 Advocacy Campaign

Published: March 11, 2019

FSP/PITCH Advocacy Campaign for “Committing to Ending AIDS and Leaving No PLHIV and KP Behind”  Consultancy Terms of Reference Download the full Concept Note 1. Background  PITCH is a five-year programme based on a global Theory of Change which focuses on 9 countries (Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Uganda, Ukraine, Vietnam and Zimbabwe), two regions (Southern Africa and Eastern Europe/Central …

Syphilis | Anal About My Health

Published: March 6, 2019

Kochina Rude and her man are playing a rousing game of “I’ll show you mine if you show me yours” when she notices a fun new rash in her skirt! All it takes is a trip to the clinic to figure out what might be the cause. WATCH NOW MPact has teamed up with St James Infirmary and TrishTV for our #AnalAboutMyHealth campaign on sexual health …

2019 U.S. PEPFAR COP Reviews: 10 Tips for Advocates

Published: February 28, 2019

by George Ayala, MPact Executive Director Several countries funded by the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (U.S. PEPFAR) are facing significant cuts to their 2019 Country Operating Plans (COP). In many cases, funding cuts are in response to poor performance or an inability to reach performance indicators set by the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Global …

Invisible: A Lighthouse Vietnam Photo-Voice Exhibition

Published: February 25, 2019

By Omar Banos, Sr. Technical Advisor After walking a flight of stairs to the second floor of a rented hall in mid-December 2018, I strolled around the large room appreciating a photo-voice exhibition of photographs, each accompanied by a unique story. The photos were set on easels, spread around the room, poster size, with short statements reflecting on the emotions …

Human Rights in the Context of HIV: States Must Meet Commitments in a Changing Environment

Published: February 22, 2019

Member States must address pervasive stigma and discrimination on the road to realizing universal health coverage. States should responsibly and sustainably invest in human rights and key populations programming, as well as fully maximize opportunities at UN mechanisms to be accountable to HIV-related human rights and development commitments. By Stephen Leonelli, Senior Policy Advisor, MPact As gay men and other …

Chlamydia | Anal About My Health

Published: February 20, 2019

Dusty Darling’s got a hot new case… of chlamydia that is! In this classic tale of “Who Done Her?”, one drag queen goes on a mission to retrace her steps after a very informative trip to the clinic. WATCH NOW MPact has teamed up with St James Infirmary and TrishTV for our #AnalAboutMyHealth campaign on sexual health featuring Bay Area drag performers sharing personal testimonials about their …

Dismantling Structural Barriers to HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment for Latinx Gay and Bisexual Men | Fijate Bien Program

Published: February 19, 2019

by Angel Fabian Angel Fabian is the Advocacy Coordinator for MPact’s Fijate Bien program, which is a new advocacy initiative focused on the HIV prevention needs of Latinx gay and bisexual men in the United States. Below, Angel describes his story of how he got involved in this critical work and tells us more about what we can expect to …

Human Papilloma Virus | Anal About My Health

Published: February 13, 2019

In today’s episode of Anal About My Health’s STI series, San Francisco drag performer Jillian Gnarling stars as Uma Papillova. After a night in paradise with a salty sailor, Jillian discovers a beautiful new wart growing on her captains quarters! WATCH NOW MPact has teamed up with St James Infirmary and TrishTV for our #AnalAboutMyHealth campaign on sexual health featuring …

Trump Administration Must Respond to Human Rights Violations in Chechnya

Published: February 8, 2019

President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 Cc: The Honorable Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State Dear President Trump: We write to ask that you and your Administration take urgent and immediate action to press the Government of Russia to stop a new wave of discriminatory detention, violence, torture and murder being carried out …

Gonorrhea | Anal About My Health

Published: February 6, 2019

WATCH NOW Having a sexually transmitted infection can sometimes be scary and sometimes embarrassing, but sometimes it just makes for a great story! If you’ve ever walked into the clinic and had the awkward conversation about last weekend’s debauchery with your doctor, you know that honesty is always the best policy. MPact has teamed up with St James Infirmary and …