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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...

West Hollywood Memorializes the Plague with a New AIDS Monument

Once upon a time, a gay and glamorous city was struck by a terrible plague; this is how we never forget. As AIDS cases rose in the early 1980s, regions like New York City, San...

The Barbara Bush Legacy on AIDS: She Was the One Who Cared

The late first lady, who died yesterday at 92, will be remembered as the only American who lived to see both her husband and son serve as president. But she was much more. During...

Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Ending the HIV Epidemic

A promising gene therapy study is offering new hope. Gene therapy is the latest frontier for scientists seeking to eradicate the HIV virus — and signs look good. Sharon Begley,...

A Healthy Poz Patient on No Meds Helps Scientists Target HIV

The story of two lives — a man with a unique physiology and a scientist seeking a cure — both dedicated to changing the course of the AIDS epidemic. 2008 stands out as a...

Putting Money Where Your Mouth Is: It’s Time for Dining Out for Life 2018

The restaurant industry comes together to offer patrons a way to fight the epidemic by simply going out to eat. This spring, thousands of restaurants across the country will be...

The AIDS/HIV Epidemic in Mexico Chronicled in “Tomorrow Is a Long Time”

Journalists Jon Cohen and Malcolm Linton take a sojourn south to chronicle the lives of people struggling with HIV in Mexico. The Tijuana River Canal, which runs along the border...

How Do You Know a Doctor Is Right for You? Here’s a Checklist

If health care providers have to keep conversations confidential, then why are so many of us nervous to bring up the subjects we most need to talk about? Callen-Lorde is a global...

People We Love 2017: Meet Grassroots Activist Sean Coleman

They took risks, defied expectations, spoke out, redefined cool and made us proud to call them members and allies of our community. Sean Coleman Sean Coleman began his community...

The AIDS Crisis Overseas Depicted in a New Film, “BPM”

BPM begins in a lecture room full of passionate young French men and women loudly discussing (and reliving) the efficacy of their most recent fake blood-flinging protest, while...

Recalling the AIDS Journalists Who Died Covering the Epidemic

One of the most noteworthy community events of 2017 was a tribute to the journalists who have been chronicling HIV from the start....

Dragapella Group Kinsey Sicks Continues the HIV Crusade

Long before cofounding the hilarious dragapella group The Kinsey Sicks, Ben Schatz was crusading for the rights of people with HIV and AIDS. Fresh out of Harvard Law School, Ben...