MSMGF Releases Strategic Plan for 2016-2021: Community Action, Sexual Health and Rights

Published: July 19, 2016

Immediately following, an all-day meeting to discuss the future strategic direction of the organization, MSMGF’s (the Global Forum on MSM & HIV) International Steering Committee and Board of Directors released their new Strategic Plan for 2016-2021 titled: Community Action, Sexual Health & Rights. Over the past 10 years, MSMGF has worked closely with partners from around the world to develop …

Durban MSMGF Pre-Conference Recap: Action + Access

Published: July 17, 2016

Hello from the 12th International AIDS conference in Durban, South Africa! The brightest minds are already swirling with ideas, the halls are littered with publications and flyers and the amount of information being shared is already overwhelming after just two days of pre-conferences. There are endless highlights to report and the official conference has not even begun. There is no …

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 …

Join the MSMGF Celebrations: 10 Years Bold and No Pants, No Problem!

Published: July 6, 2016

Please join MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV) as we celebrate our 10-year anniversary in Durban at the Global Village, booth #617. Our anniversary party begins at 16:00 on Tuesday July 19 and ends at 17:30. MSMGF’s “10 Years (B)old” networking zone features striking photographs or LGBT activists by artist and archivist, Ajamu. Another party not to be …

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 …

The Road to Durban: Global Video Testimonials

Published: May 4, 2016

As we move closer and closer to the High Level Meeting and the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa we need your powerful voice to help keep the focus on the needs of gay, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men. We are inviting vocal, creative, influential individuals to help us ignite the excitement of the …

UN High-Level Meeting Zero Draft: 5 Critical Priorities for Key Populations in the Global HIV Response

Published: April 22, 2016

On Monday, the UN Mission co-facilitators Zambia and Switzerland released the Zero Draft of the political declaration for the United Nations High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS (HLM). In the days since, civil society organizations have provided extensive feedback to defend and strengthen points critical to the many communities affected by the global HIV response. In particular, MSMGF contributed to and supports …