WE ARE HIRING! MSMGF is Searching for 2 Contracts and Grants Managers

Published: September 8, 2016

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Contracts & Grants Managers (2 positions) The Position Reporting to the Director of Finance & Operations the Contracts & Grants Manager will be responsible for monitoring administrative, financial and reporting requirements set out by the organization’s funders. This position will also be responsible for monitoring administrative and financial reporting of sub-grantees. What You’ll Do Grants Management Prepare budget …

WE ARE HIRING! MSMGF is Searching for a Senior Accountant Candidate

Published: September 8, 2016

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Senior Accountant MSMGF is looking for a well qualified Senior Accountant to join our dynamic team. Please share this opportunity with your friends and colleagues. The Position Reporting to the Director of Finance & Operations the Sr. Accountant will have an active role in the monthly close and account analyses. What You’ll Do Reconcile and analyze accounts including …

WE ARE HIRING! MSMGF is Recruiting an Operations & Board Coordinator

Published: September 1, 2016

MSMGF is looking for a well qualified Operations and Board Coordinator to join our dynamic team. Please share this opportunity with your friends and colleagues. Reporting to the Director of Finance & Operations and in close collaboration with the Senior Management team, the Operations & Board Coordinator is responsible for managing the office and the logistical needs of all staff and consultants …

We Are Hiring! New 'Senior Public Health Advisor' Job Opening at MSMGF

Published: August 22, 2016

Greetings from MSMGF (the Global Forum on MSM & HIV). We’re recruiting for a Senior Public Health Advisor position. Please download the Job Description here, along with minimum requirements and instructions on how to apply. Please pass this on to your colleagues as well as any interested parties. YOU MUST ALREADY HAVE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION TO LEGALLY WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. We …

MSMGF Condemns Brutal Police Raids on Ugandan LGBTI Pride Event

Published: August 5, 2016

MSMGF Stands In Solidarity with Ugandan LGBTI Activists and Civil Society Condemning Police Pride Attack (Kampala, Uganda) A consortium of East African human rights organizations have issued a statement condemning the brutal police attacks at yesterday’s Pride celebration and Mr./Ms. Pride Uganda competition. The raid at Kampala’s Club, Venom, resulted in the unlawful arrests of over 20 people, including several …

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 …

We All Want to “Go Home”

Published: July 22, 2016

By Brian Kanyemba   Have we ever wondered what is happening to the gay men displaced due to sexual orientation? The US, Europe, Australia and South Africa has been the hub for such refugees. At the AIDS 2016 individuals who have faced this predicament are saying they need to go home too. This come very strongly from one of the …

Shame-Less: Stigma Interventions That Work

Published: July 22, 2016

by Michael Clark One of the hot new areas of the sociological aspects of HIV surround stigma and ways to reduce it as an individual or a community. I attended multiple sessions reviewing data from research projects around the world. From sex workers in Dominican Republic to the recently diagnosed in Lesotho, there is demand for evidence-based intervention strategies that …

Jumping Hurdles with Adolescents: We Need More Than Just an HIV Test

Published: July 22, 2016

by Niluka Perera Reaching adolescents remains a paramount challenge in the HIV response, may they be perinatally infected with HIV or are from key populations. The number one killer of adolescents living with HIV in Africa is AIDS. More than 95% of all new HIV infections among young people in Asia and Pacific occur among adolescents of key populations. Young …

Video: Gay Serviceman Erased from Military, Sex Workers Talk Shop, and Gay Activists are Cruising

Published: July 21, 2016

by Mark S. King www.MyFabulousDisease.com Twitter @MyFabDisease Somewhere Elizabeth Taylor is grinning from ear to ear. Her grandchildren have not only become HIV activists in their own right, but they dove right into an HIV criminalization demonstration that took over the main stage at AIDS2016 in Durban, South Africa. In my latest video from the global event, I chat with …

Donor Cuts for Global HIV Investments Imperil Programming for Key Populations

Published: July 21, 2016

Durban, South Africa – MSMGF attended Tuesday a press conference to address the findings of a new Kaiser Family Foundation/UNAIDS report presenting alarming data that 13 of 14 donor governments reduced funding in 2014-2015 for AIDS investments in low- and middle-income countries. Chris Beyrer of the International AIDS Society noted this reduction in funding is expected to fall particularly hard …

Political Will to Leave Key Populations Behind

Published: July 20, 2016

By Niluka Perera It’s 2016, 35 years in to the HIV response and we are still repeating the same rhetoric over and over again. In a satellite session organized by the PEPFAR titled “ Leaving no one behind; How to bring key populations HIV services to scale” the rhetoric on breaking the silence, ending AIDS by 2030 and holding the …