HHS Launches ‘I am a Work of ART’ National CampaignPresident Biden Commits to Bold HIV Reduction Goals‘HIV Challenge’ Spotlights Needs of Racial & Ethnic Minority CommunitiesBlack Man Living with HIV Becomes U.S. AIDS CzarCDC’s Initial Report of AIDS Turns 40CDC Reaffirms Role of STD Clinics in HIV Diagnosis‘Ending the HIV Epidemic’ Initiative Starts StrongPACHA Tackles the Intersection of COVID-19 and HIVU.S. Sets 10-Year Goal to End EpidemicACA Takes Effect; Protections Enacted Against Pre-Existing ConditionsHIV Data Dashboard Created to Chart Local ProgressMore Funding Allocated to Programs Serving Black WomenRyan White HIV/AIDS Program Reports Successful Outcomes‘Ready-Set-PrEP’ Expands Access to Uninsured PatientsProgress Stalls as New Infection Rate StabilizesPresidential Advisory Council Focuses on Hispanic CommunityPrEP & HIV Testing Receive ‘Grade A’ RecommendationsTruvada Maker Donates Medication for 11-Year ProgramWest Hollywood Launches ‘HIV Zero’ InitiativeCDC Corrects Course as Testing & Treatment Gaps Slow ProgressPresident Trump Announces 10-year Goal to End HIVPrEP Urged for High-Risk IndividualsHHS Collects Community Input for Updating HIV/AIDS PolicyOnline HIV-Prevention Program Targets MSM Aged 18-29G8 Nations Renew Commitment to Global FundPEPFAR Turns 15, Celebrates Worldwide ImpactGilead Announces Initiative to Address Epidemic in U.S. SouthCalifornia Reduces Penalties for Non-Disclosure of HIV StatusU.S. Website Updates Name to HIV.govLGBT Groups Blocked from UN Meeting on AIDSHHS Releases Guidelines for Funding Syringe ProgramsFDA Lifts Ban on Blood Donations From MSMCongress Lifts Restrictions on Needle Exchange ProgramsWhite House Releases Federal Action Plan on HIV/AIDSamfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research at UCSF EstablishedNew Campaign Targets Women at Risk of Violence and HIVWHO Announces New Treatment RecommendationsNew PEPFAR Targets Released at UN SummitWhite House Announces National HIV/AIDS Strategy UpdateU.S. Agencies Collaborate on Housing Assistance ProgramsUNAIDS Announce Millennium Development Goal Achieved EarlyHHS Further Loosens Restrictions on Organ TransplantsCDC Report Identifies Groups with Disproportionate Levels of HIVHHS Project Address HIV Disparities Among MSM of ColorFDA Relaxes Ban on Blood Donations From MSMCDC Reports Care and Treatment of Latinos LagAIDS 2014 Draws 14,000 Delegates1st African American & HIV-Positive Person Heads ONAPDr. Debeorah Birx Becomes U.S. Global AIDS CoordinatorUN Commission Reports Challenges of Implementing MDGsACA Grants Protections Against Pre-Existing ConditionsHOPE Act Signed, Allowing Organ Transplants Among HIV-Positive IndividualsObama Executive Order Promotes HIV Care ContinuumMore Than 1 Million Infants Born HIV-Free Due to PEPFARPEPFAR Commemorates 10th AnniversaryInternational AIDS Conference Returns to the U.S.Truvada for PrEP ApprovedHHS Recommends New Treatment For All HIV+ PeopleObama Launches Plan to Increase Global Fund CommitmentsSecretary Clinton Calls for ‘AIDS-Free Generation’Town Halls Kick Off in Build-up to ‘AIDS 2012’Regional Dialogues Begin on National HIV/AIDS StrategyU.S. Launches 12 Cities Project to Target High-Infection AreasFederal Agencies Support U.S. National HIV/AIDS StrategyWhite House National Strategy Reflects on Year 1 of ProgramOver 3,000 Participate in UN’s High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDSPublic Debates Transplant Ban of HIV-Infected OrgansUN Summit on Accelerating 2015 Millennium Development GoalsAIDS United FormedStudy of South African Women is Conference Highlight1st Comprehensive U.S. HIV/AIDS Strategy ReleasedObama Signs ACA, Protections to Those Living With HIVU.S. Lifts HIV Travel & Immigration BanRules Eased for Needle Exchange FundingSexual Orientation & Gender Identity Added to Hate Crime Law100th Antiretroviral Drug ApprovedVeterans Dept Moves to Increase HIV TestingCaribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day ObservedPresident Obama Launches $63B Global Health InitiativeWhite House & CDC Collaborate on HIV Awareness CampaignPresident Obama Calls for National HIV/AIDS StrategyNational Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day ObservedNational HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day ObservedBush Reauthorizes PEPFAR, Adjusts HIV Travel BanUganda Hosts HIV/AIDS Implementers Meeting; Activists ArrestedCDC Launches ‘Prevention IS Care’ CampaignSocial Justice Leader Ferd Eggan DiesRwanda Hosts Int’l HIV/AIDS Implementers MeetingWHO & UNAIDS Issue Testing Guidelines, Criticism FollowsActivist & Clinton Advisor Bob Hattoy DiesCongress Reauthorizes Ryan White Act for 3rd TimeUN Convenes on Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDSNIH Sponsors AIDS Conference for Native Americans1st National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness DayNat’l Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is LaunchedHIV/AIDS in Africa Becomes Focus of G8 SummitUN General Assembly Reviews Progress on 2001 TargetsFDA Approves Generic Regimen for PEPFARWorld Economic Forum Prioritizes HIV/AIDSG8 Promotes Global HIV Vaccine EnterpriseFDA Expands Availability of Therapies in Africa and Developing CountriesGlobal Coalition on Women and AIDS is FormedCongress Authorizes $350 Million for PEPFARWHO Announces ‘3 By 5’ InitiativeCDC Announces New Prevention InitiativePresident Bush Announces PEPFAR with $15 Billion in FundingIndia, China, Russia, Nigeria & Ethiopia Represent Next Wave of EpidemicAccess to Drugs Improved for Poor CountriesGlobal Fund Issues 2-year GrantsGlobal Fund Launched to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & MalariaDoha Declaration Announced; Promotes GenericsCDC Strategic Plan Addresses Major Curtailment in HIV TransmissionHRSA Prioritizes Untreated HIV+ IndividualsMajor Pharma Companies Further Reduce Cost of TherapiesU.S. Reaffirms HIV/AIDS Is National Security ThreatUN General Assembly Calls for Global FundHIV Vaccine Awareness Day ObservedCongress Reauthorizes Ryan White CARE ActUN Adopts Millennium Development Goals to Reverse Spread of HIVU.S. Congress Responds to Need for Global AssistanceG8 Summit Leaders Call for Increase in Worldwide Resources for HIV/AIDSStephen Gendin — AIDS Activist Icon — DiesGlobal Pressure Results in Reduced Drug Cost for Developing CountriesU.S. Begins Importing HIV Treatments to Developing CountriesPresident Clinton Declares HIV/AIDS a National Security ThreatPresident Clinton Announces Global Vaccine InitiativeUN Addresses AIDS as Global Peace & Security ThreatAIDS Becomes Number One Killer in AfricaU.S. Funds Program to Address Global EpidemicCongress Examines HIV/AIDS Impact on Hispanic CommunityCongress Allocates $156 Million for Minority AIDS InitiativePresident Clinton Declares Crisis in Minority CommunitiesCongress Approves Funding for Hemophilia ReliefSCOTUS Rules ADA Covers People Living with HIVFederal Funding Continues to be Withheld from Needle-Exchange ProgramsCongress Pushes FDA to Accelerate Drug Approval ProcessFDA Approves First Antiretroviral Drug ComboPresident Clinton Sets Goal of HIV Vaccine by 2007Congress Reauthorizes Ryan White CARE ActFDA Accelerates Approval of HIV Tests & TherapiesUN Creates Joint Program to Strengthen AIDS ResponsePresident Clinton Holds White House Conference on HIV/AIDSPresident Clinton Creates Advisory Council on HIV/AIDSPioneer of AIDS Activism Michael Callen DiesPortland Legislative Aide Keeston Lowery DiesU.S. Immigration Ban Codified into Federal LawU.S. Expands Scope for Women/Minorities as Research SubjectsPresident Clinton Establishes Office of National AIDS PolicyCDC Extends HIV Education Programming to Business CommunitySacramento Activist Stan Hadden DiesU.S. Travel Ban Causes Int’l AIDS Conference to Move to AmsterdamU.S. Creates Network of Clinical Trials, Expanding Treatment OptionsU.S. Pushes States to Restrict HIV+ WorkersHOPWA: Federal Housing Assistance Program LaunchedLawsuits Filed against Blood Agencies over Tainted TransfusionsU.S. Enacts Ryan White CARE Act with $220M in FundingCongress Passes Americans with Disabilities ActU.S. Launches Precursor to Ryan White CARE ActHRSA Funds States with $20M for HIV Care & TreatmentTexas Judge Censured for Homophobic Remarks in PressNational Commission on AIDS ConvenesRep. Dannemeyer Reads ‘What Homosexuals Do’ into Congressional RecordWest Hollywood Settles HIV Discrimination LawsuitSenate Hearings Examine Governmental Response to HIV/AIDSLA County Prohibits Discrimination against People with HIV/AIDSCalifornia Legislature Enacts Laws to Criminalize HIVInitial World AIDS Day is ObservedU.S. Announces Plan to Expand AIDS ResearchFDA Approves Ganciclovir for Treatment of Cytomegalovirus RetinitisFDA Approves Intron A and Roferon A for Treatment of KSNYC Pilots Controversial Needle-Exchange ProgramPresident Reagan Signs Comprehensive HOPE ActU.S. Passes Abandoned Infants Assistance ActU.S. Announces Pediatric AIDS Service GrantsFDA Approves Importation of Experimental DrugsSurgeon General Launches Nationwide Education CampaignU.K. Adopts Section 28, Prohibiting Promotion of HomosexualityTeen Ryan White Testifies before President’s Commission on AIDS20,000 March in Manchester Against U.K.’s Section 28Worldwide Impact of AIDS Tops Concerns at United NationsHelms Amendment Imposes Restrictions on AIDS EducationUK Prime Minister Thatcher Gives Anti-Gay Speech at ConventionHuman Testing of HIV Vaccine BeginsFlorida Schools Ordered to Enroll HIV-Positive BrothersCost of Ongoing AIDS Treatment Estimated at $50 BillionPresident Reagan Creates Commission on AIDSPresident Reagan Makes His First Public Speech about AIDSU.S. Bans HIV-Positive Immigrants & TravellersFDA Declares HIV Prevention as Indication for CondomsDr. Koop Focuses on Children with AIDS, Calls for Sex EdAmerican & French Researchers Share Credit for Discovery of VirusFDA Accelerates Drug ApprovalsU.S. Approves AZT, First Medication for AIDSGlobal Response Begins with WHO ProgramReport Calls for Nationwide Education CampaignSurgeon General Releases Report on AIDSU.S. Grant Program Feeds Growing Healthcare NeedsViolence Against Gays and Lesbians on the RiseCuban Government Imposes Quarantine on HIV-Infected PeopleU.S. Supreme Court Upholds Georgia Sodomy LawFrance Sues U.S. for Credit for Discovery of AIDS VirusLA County Imposes Regulations on BathhousesNY Moves to Close Gay Bars & BathhousesNew City of West Hollywood Launches AIDS ResponseCongress Allocates $190M for AIDS ResearchReagan Finally Mentions ‘AIDS’ in Public RemarksInpatient Unit for HIV/AIDS Opens in ChicagoPentagon Announces Testing of Military RecruitsAtlanta Hosts International AIDS ConferenceBlood Supply Task Force Opposes Test for Screening VirusSan Francisco Chronicle Exposes Delay in AIDS FundingAIDS Patient Flown from Florida to California & ‘Dumped’Congress Holds Hearings on U.S. AIDS ReponseStanford Blood Bank Begins Screening DonationsReagan Staffer Patrick Buchanan Vilifies Gay Men in Op-EdNYT Reports on Abandoned Infants with AIDSChicago Hospital Opens Sable/Sherer Clinic for HIV/AIDSCongress Passes Bill with AIDS Research FundingYoung Legislative Aide Steers AIDS Policy in CaliforniaQuestion about AIDS Draws Laughter at White House BriefingAIDS Research Bill Introduced (and Dies) in CongressFirst Congressional Hearings on AIDS Begin in Hollywood