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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...

Why Did a Generation of Cubans Choose to Become HIV-Positive?

It’s considered the “Special Period” in Cuba’s history: when the Soviet Union cut financial ties with Cuba. During the late 1980s under the socialist Castro regime, where...

How Do You Fight HIV/AIDS in the Red States of the Deep South?

How do you raise vital funds to fight AIDS in a state that’s politically dominated by a party that tends not to make it a priority? This spring, the world’s largest single HIV...

NMAC: Leading the Way to Create a Generation of Leaders

How can we address the still-alarming rates of HIV infection among minorities? The answers may lie in giving them a seat at the decision makers’ table. By 2019, Linda Scruggs...

Queer | Art Brings LGBTQ Generations Together through “After Mentorship”

How can we, as a community, replace a generation of artists decimated by AIDS? Provincetown Queer | Art may have an answer. Want to celebrate the creativity and diversity of the...

SpectrumScores: Finding HIV Care at Your Fingertips

Three classmates are helping people living with HIV — and LGBTQ people — find the treatment they deserve. The concept came to Phil Williams and two classmates at the...

How TV Host Karl Schmid Turned Being HIV-Positive into a Plus

You don’t get to be where Karl Schmid is without being media savvy and camera ready. But when the 37-year old former child actor and LA red carpet host told the entire planet...

“Angels in America:” A New Book Looks Back

As Angels in America had its moment at the Tony Awards, a fascinating book looks back at the evolution of the play that became a phenomenon. A quarter of a century ago, Tony...

An NYC Sex Party Promoter Explains Why He’s Charging Bottoms Double

You may be used to seeing a sign declaring “Tops Half Off” at H&M, but how about at sex clubs? “Anonymous,” a Brooklyn-based sex party that produces...

Alan Cumming Grapples With Survivor’s Guilt After Louie

In After Louie, Alan Cumming plays a man haunted by the past and dismayed by the future. But might he still find hope? Survivor’s guilt occurs when a person believes he has done...