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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...

“Cycle for the Cause” Seeks Bikers and Donors to End AIDS

What will you do to end AIDS? This question is posed as soon as you open the Cycle for a Cause website. It’s appropriate because the organization offers people the chance to...

AIDS at Home: An Exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York

An exhibition showcases art that explores the early years of the epidemic from a very personal perspective. As the AIDS crisis unfolded during its early decades, even the hidden...

Brotherhood Retreat: For Men Living with HIV

As it approaches a milestone, a retreat designed for men living with HIV seeks to break down boundaries. The Brotherhood Retreat is a three-day gathering for gay and bisexual men,...

GMHC—Protecting People with HIV from Losing Housing

AIDS service organizations know housing can be a challenge for their clients. But what is the best way to offer help? People living with HIV or aids can be at risk of Losing...

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...

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...

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...

Being Poz Is No Longer A Threat to Longevity

It’s great news that more people living with HIV are living longer lives! Those who are diagnosed soon after infection and can obtain and continue medication with a suppressed...