What’s at Stake in Election 2016 for People Living with HIV?

Election 2016 Resources for People Living with HIV

There's a lot at stake in the upcoming election for people living with HIV. Getting out the vote and getting informed about the issues has never been more important. Here's a compilation of HIV-centric election webinars, articles and online resources to help you get up to date.

Updated: Tuesday 8 November
 

 

VOTER GUIDES

League of Women Voters: Vote411, Election Information You Need
http://www.vote411.org/

Ballotpedia: What's on Your Ballot?
https://ballotpedia.org/Sample_Ballot_Lookup#address=203+baltic+st%2C+brooklyn%2C+ny&election=2016-11-08

Facebook: Get Ready for Election Day
https://www.facebook.com/elections/us2016/?hc_location=ufi

AIDS Project Los Angeles 2016 Election Voter Guide
https://aplahealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/APLA-Health-2016-Election-Voter-Guide.pdf

Election 2016: San Francisco AIDS Foundation Voter Guide
http://www.sfaf.org/hiv-info/hot-topics/from-the-experts/election-2016-san-francisco.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/

 

VOTING RIGHTS

ACLU: Voter Intimidation: Know Your Rights (Video)
https://www.aclu.org/video/voter-intimidation-know-your-rights

 

TOOLKITS

AIDS UNITED
2016 Election Center has candidate positions, party platforms and election resources for people living with HIV.
http://www.aidsunited.org/Policy-0024-Advocacy/2016-Elections-Center.aspx 

HARLEM UNITED
Issues that Matter: Comparing the Candidates and Parties
https://www.harlemunited.org/vote/

PWN
The Positive Women’s Network #PWNVotes Election Toolkit includes a four-step plan for preparing for the upcoming election.
https://pwnusa.wordpress.com/pwnvotes/

National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS
The organization responds to Hillary Clinton’s HIV/AIDS policy plan and other election-related news.
http://www.nblca.org/tag/election-2016/

The Body
Links to resources, news and perspectives on HIV/AIDS and the 2016 election.
http://www.thebody.com/index/govt/election2016.html

 

WEBINARS

Counter Narrative Project
September 26 webinar discussing strategies and techniques for mobilizing voters. Listen online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-CvyJ8vhBQ

Positive Women’s Network
September 13 webinar on Winning on HIV in Election 2016 talking about what’s at stake for people living with HIV. Listen online: https://pwnusa.wordpress.com/get-involved/pwn-usa-webinars/

Treatment Action Group
January 25 webinar on HIV Prevention Advocacy in the 2016 Election Year: Priorities and Challenges: http://www.treatmentactiongroup.org/hiv/webinar-hiv-prevention-advocacy-2016-election-year-priorities-and-challenges


ARTICLES

Race for the White House: HIV is Invisible but Election Outcome will be Real
http://www.aidsunited.org/blog/Default.aspx?id=3498

Why More is at Stake in this Election Than You Think
http://www.thecounternarrative.org/cnpblog-archive/2016/11/7/yph0f8pruwhn0cg0tmnixnkkua0csl?platform=hootsuite

As Gay Black Men Face HIV Crisis, Advocate Says 'No Choice but Hillary Clinton'
http://www.thebody.com/content/78487/as-gay-black-men-face-hiv-crisis-advocate-says-no-.html

This Land Is Your Land: HIV, Latinos And Election 2016
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/oriol-r-gutierrez-jr/this-land-is-your-land-hi_b_12217634.html

GOP, Dem, Green, Libertarian: Their Stances on HIV/AIDS
https://www.poz.com/article/gop-dem-green-libertarian-stances-hivaids

Decision 2016: The Politics of a Pandemic
https://www.poz.com/article/decision-2016-politics-pandemic

Study: Contrasting outcomes from candidates’ health plans
https://www.statnews.com/2016/09/23/study-candidates-health-plans/

Here’s How State Elections in 2016 affect People with HIV
https://www.poz.com/blog/state-elections-2016-affect-people-hiv

What Would a Donald Trump Presidency Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?
http://www.thebody.com/content/77706/what-would-a-donald-trump-presidency-mean-for-peop.html

Notable Only in Its Absence: Third-Party Presidential Candidates' Nonexistent HIV Policies
http://www.thebody.com/content/78401/notable-only-in-its-absence-third-party-presidenti.html

HIV-Positive Politicians and HIV Advocates
https://www.poz.com/article/hivpositive-politicians-hiv-advocates

Will the Next U.S. President Let Access to HIV Drugs Be Hijacked in the Name of Free Trade?
http://www.thebody.com/content/77437/will-the-next-us-president-let-access-to-hiv-drugs.html

Party Platforms and Candidate Positions: How the Two Parties Measure Up on HIV
https://www.poz.com/article/party-platforms-candidate-positions

A Dozen Reasons Why Mike Pence Is Just As Bad As Donald Trump
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/a-dozen-reasons-why-mike-pence-is-just-as-bad-as-donald-trump/

Mike Pence Is the Real Extremist on the GOP Ticket—Here’s How He Left a Trail of Victims in Indiana
http://theinfluence.org/mike-pence-is-the-real-extremist-on-the-gop-ticket-heres-how-he-left-a-trail-of-victims-in-indiana/

Only 3 Presidential Candidates Share How They Will Address HIV
http://www.hivplusmag.com/people/2016/1/28/3-presidential-candidates-share-how-they-will-address-hiv-and-aids

 

VOTER REGISTRATION

Tuesday, September 27 is National Voter Registration Day.
http://nationalvoterregistrationday.org

 

If you any resources that should be added to this list, email us at programassociate@hivlawandpolicy.org and use the subject: ELECTION.