HIV

The AIDS Quilt At 30: A Tale of Tears, Trials and Tenacity

What did it mean then, and what does it mean now? Thirty years have passed since San Francisco gay rights activist Cleve Jones decided to honor his friend, Marvin Feldman, who...

"How to Survive a Plague:" AIDS and Hard Lessons Learned

Looking to the past for lessons on struggling against stubborn silence. As 2016 concluded, The New York Times reported that the number of people diagnosed HIV positive in Russia...

Once in the TV Spotlight, HIV Slips into the Shadows

Characters with HIV are disappearing from screens, though their presence is crucial. Oliver Hampton is charting a lonely path. Not only did a potential lover spurn him when he...

Blue Blood: Prince Harry Takes the HIV Test

How does a beloved cultural figure get the word out about how vital it is to get tested? The importance of getting tested for HIV cannot be stressed enough; so England’s Prince...

DIFFA: Confronting AIDS through Art and Design

What’s more fabulous than a hall full of designer dining rooms? The fact that every chair is a step in the right direction....

AIDS in Film: Every Picture Tells a Story

For our entertainment issue, we took a look back through our MetroHIV film coverage on the lookout for great films we haven’t previously discussed —and where you can seek them...

Art AIDS America: Art Through the Plague Years

“The only way art lives is through the experience of the observer. The reality of art begins with the eyes of the beholder, through imagination, invention and confrontation.”...

Being Poz Is No Longer A Threat to Longevity

It’s great news that more people living with HIV are living longer lives!...

The Black AIDS Institute Is Looking for a Solution

We look at some of the ways an important organization is addressing the epidemic among the black community. The Black AIDS Institute takes its motto, “Our People, Our Problem,...

Finding the Right HIV Doctor

Help establish one of your most important relationships. Whether a person is newly diagnosed with HIV, is a long-term survivor, or is somewhere in between, having the right doctor...

HIV Heroes: Damon L. Jacobs

Meet a PrEP pioneer with a passion for prevention....