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Fighting HIV stigma
San Diego Union-Tribune

At a time of ever-increasing treatment options, and the promise of a cure on the horizon, HIV infection rates for gay men age 24 and younger have increased 132 percent from 2002 to 2011.

The numbers, which recently appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association, highlight an important challenge: Beating HIV is not just about better drugs. It’s also about altering cultural practices that are allowing it to spread.