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Sean Sasser of "The Real World: San Francisco" dies at age 44

Sean Sasser, who helped educate Americans about AIDS as the husband of "The Real World: San Francisco" cast member Pedro Zamora, has died, former cast member Judd Winick announced on Twitter Wednesday night.

UNAIDS urges inquiry into death of Cameroon gay activist

“It is unacceptable that in many countries people are subject to violence or the threat of violence because of their sexual orientation or perceived HIV status. Respect for human rights is essential in ensuring that all people have access to HIV services.”

Another breakthrough in finding an HIV cure?

Stem-cell transplantation cannot be used on a broad scale to treat people with HIV because of its costs and complexity, but two cases could lead us to new ways of treating — and ultimately even eradicating — HIV.

Watchdog: Tanzania police abuse, torture impede HIV services

Tanzanians who are most at risk of HIV face widespread police abuse and often can’t get help when they are victims of crime, Human Rights Watch and the Wake Up and Step Forward Coalition say in a new report.