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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...

Bette Midler Leads an All-Star Parade at the 12th Annual Golden Hearts Awards

Neil Patrick Harris, Michael Kors and Bette Midler were among those in attendance at the 12th annual Golden Hearts Awards. For more than 32 years, the New York-based nonprofit...

Dr. Evan Goldstein – People We Love 2018

Dr. Evan Goldstein intended to become a cardiac surgeon, do well by doing good and call his career a done deal. Get People We Love announcements right to your inbox Email...

In a Gender-Bending Memoir, an Author Transitions From Male to Female — and Back

An awe-inspiring memoir chronicles one individual’s transition from identifying as male to identifying as female — and then male again. Brian Belovitch has spent much of his...

Has Dance Been a Secret Weapon in the AIDS Struggle?

Performing at the Hudson Valley Dance Festival to benefit Dancers Responding to AIDS has a particular resonance for choreographer and dancer Caleb Teicher. Not only does his...

Are HIV Prevention Measures Failing Trans People?

How important is it – when it comes to both general health and preventing the spread of HIV – to depend that doctors speak with trans patients about their gender...

Staying Vigilant with HIV: How Science Fights the Virus — and How it Fights Back

Living with HIV in the 21st Century means fewer side effects than ever, but there are still some situations that raise red flags. The reality for anyone with HIV is that current...

Genius Grants: Meet the LGBTQ MacArthur Fellows of 2018

The MacArthur Foundation has announced its 2018 MacArthur Fellows, several of whom either identify as LGBTQ or are doing groundbreaking work on LGBTQ issues. The MacArthur...