MSMGF Honored to be Selected as one of the Elton John AIDS Foundation and PEPFAR LGBT Fund Inaugural Recipients

Published: August 1, 2016

(Durban, South Africa) – The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) announced last week the first two recipients of The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Fund. The inaugural recipients are the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (The Alliance) and the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF). These partners will administer small …

Focusing on the Legal, Social and Policy Barriers to HIV Services for Key Populations

Published: July 18, 2016

Durban, South Africa – In an official press conference today at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, researchers and community representatives discussed the impact of discriminatory laws and policies in many parts of the world that hinder access to HIV prevention, treatment, and care for the populations most at risk of HIV infection – men who have …

MSMGF Unveils e-Learning Platform for Health Professionals Serving Gay and Bisexual Men

Published: July 8, 2016

MSMGF Unveils e-Learning Platform for Health Professionals Serving Gay and Bisexual Men CPR* is a new e-learning hub assembled by the MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV) and made possible with support from the Levi Strauss Foundation and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It offers continuing education opportunities for all health professionals including healthcare providers, community and …

Moving on from a High-Level Failure

Published: June 20, 2016

Advocacy Entry Points and Follow-Up to the United Nations High-Level Meeting to End AIDS Political Declaration As MSMGF reported last week with NSWP, IRGT, GATE, and the Global Platform to Fast-Track the HIV and Human Rights Responses Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men (The Platform), United Nations member states adopted a very weak …

Small Wins Amidst A High-Level Failure

Published: June 9, 2016

Several United Nations Member States Commit to Engage Key Populations During the United Nations High-Level Meeting to End AIDS New York, New York — As we reported yesterday with our partners NSWP, IRGT, GATE, and the Global Platform to Fast-Track the HIV and Human Rights Responses Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men, the …

URGENT Press Release: Civil Society Groups Demand a Coalition of Governments Speak Out and Fight for Game Changing Language in UN AIDS Declaration

Published: June 6, 2016

URGENT PRESS STATEMENT (Please share with any/all of your media contacts.) Health GAP (Global Access Project)   l   Global Forum on MSM & HIV  l   International Women’s Health Coalition   l   Housing Works  l  Pangea Global AIDS Foundation  l   AVAC For Immediate Release: June 6 2016 Nadia Rafif, MSMGF, nrafif@msmgf.org,  +1 510 646-5832 Matthew Kavanagh, Health GAP, matthew@healthgap.org, +1 202 486-2488 Nicole Rajani, …

Exclusion Kills! Gay Men and Sex Workers Worldwide Express Anger Over Attempts by Governments to Erase Key Populations from the UN Political Declaration on HIV & AIDS

Published: June 3, 2016

On May 27th, new draft language was released for the 2016 Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS, which is scheduled to be finalized in New York City next week (Wednesday, June 8 to Friday, June 10) at the United Nations. The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) and MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV) together with the …

MSMGF's 2015 Annual Report: A Decade of Determination and Dedication

Published: March 31, 2016

Dear Friends of MSMGF, We are very excited to announce the publication of our 2015 Annual Report. This year the format is a dramatically different than previous years for two main reasons. First, the look of the report reflects our new brand identity and modernized website. More importantly, this year marks our 10-year anniversary so we have highlighted our most …

MEDIA ALERT! SIDE EVENT on HIV & AIDS at the United Nations in New York: April 5th, 3PM-6PM

Published: March 29, 2016

“Unfinished Business: HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men” March 29, 2016 (Oakland, California)- MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV) is organizing a Side Event to the upcoming Civil Society Hearings in the lead-up to the United Nations High Level Meeting on HIV and AIDS (HLM) in New York. Titled: Unfinished …

Services Under Siege: Violence against LGBT People Stymies HIV Prevention & Treatment

Published: December 10, 2015

New Global Review Examines Prevalence of Violence against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People and Impact on Access to HIV Services Released today on International Human Rights Day, a disturbing and sobering report from MSMGF examines levels of violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people around the world, revealing a high frequency of brutal attacks across all regions. The …

MSMGF and Hornet Launch Blue Ribbon Boys HIV Viral Suppression Campaign

Published: November 23, 2015

MSMGF and Hornet Use App-based Technology to Modernize Global HIV Prevention Messaging Blue Ribbon Boys is a progressive, sex-positive, HIV viral suppression campaign that encourages dating/hook-up app users to protect their sexual health. It’s a forward-thinking partnership between MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM and HIV) and the gay app, Hornet. It’s particularly innovative because it is inclusive of all …

A Fundamental Shift: The Future of the Global MSM and HIV Movement

Published: November 11, 2015

MSMGF Begins to Plan for the Next 5 Years by Looking 25 Years Ahead (September 23, 2015)–The global landscape for HIV and MSM is dramatically and rapidly changing. Reductions and disparities in funding for community based programs led by MSM or serving MSM are evident. Incidence of HIV among MSM in many parts of the world remain unabated; criminalization, stigma, …