There's still time for the governor to back more progressive priorities, but he won't do it if he doesn't hear from us. Remember, the struggle for equality and social justice doesn't end with gay marriage.
In a few days some 25,000 people from all over the world will amass in Washington for the International AIDS Conference, the first gathering of the HIV/AIDS community inside the United States since 1990.
Secretary Clinton, I beseech you: with your power and your passion, you can help achieve an AIDS-free generation in our own country. Why can't we transfer some of the PEPFAR funds to ADAP and eliminate the waiting lists for our very own?
AIDS is not "done," and it requires continued scaling up of funding for both prevention and treatment efforts. AIDS is called a crisis for a reason: without continued increases in funding, people will die.