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This Is What It’s Like When Heroic Organizations Join Forces

It was a meeting of the minds and missions when Housing Works and Bailey House, two of New York City’s most respected organizations in the HIV/AIDS healthcare arena, began to...

This Is How to Never Forget to Take Your Meds Again

Effective HIV therapy depends on medication adherence. That means taking your medication at the same time each day. Strict adherence to one’s HIV regimen will reduce the risk of...

You Need to Know the Truth about These 7 PrEP Myths

As an important advisory panel votes to recommend the first new drug option that could be used for preventing HIV with PrEP, we double check the facts about taking the medication....

This Is How a Happy Gay Couple Shares Breakfast with Meds

Sebastian recounts the joy of sharing breakfast with his fiancé, and how part of that morning ritual makes them part of a new generation of happy, healthy, loving gay couples....

A Brief History of HIV Testing

How testing became more effective, more efficient and one of our best tools for ending the epidemic. HIV testing: just hearing those words is enough to give many people a dose of...

This Is How Daniel Franzese Is Saving the World Now

As he celebrates 15 years since Mean Girls, Daniel Franzese reveals how he’s parlaying fame into fighting for the environment and people living with HIV. Converging on the...

This Is What It’s Like to be Be a Health Guru for People Living with HIV

I’m Timothy Eric Stahl, and I’m an HIVegan Guru at TEN: Timothy Eric Nutrition. HIV, once an obvious killer is now, quite frankly, a quiet, subtler killer. Are you...

The Pros and Cons of Disclosure

Coming out with your HIV status can be daunting. Consider the potential benefits and drawbacks before you make your decision. As a counselor, i find that disclosure of HIV status...

Metrosource Remembers Pedro Zamora from MTV’s “The Real World”

HIV Heroes is a series in which we highlight individuals and organizations whose work has inspired people living with HIV. We begin with a salute to a TV groundbreaker. Pedro...

Writer Ron Nyswaner Remembers “Philadelphia” and its Impact on AIDS

In honor of Philadelphia’s 25th anniversary, we talk to its screenwriter about making tough choices behind the scenes — and why the film still resonates today. A quarter of a...

Gay “Project Runway” Alum Viktor Luna: Still Raising HIV Awareness

Project Runway alum Viktor Luna famously revealed his poz HIV status on TV, but his journey toward raising awareness continues to unfold today. You likely recall Viktor Luna from...

Virtual and Viral: Josh Robbins Chronicles Living with HIV

When Josh Robbins decided to engage very publicly with the world about his HIV status, it began a journey that would change lives (including his own). Josh Robbins displayed...