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Black Pastors Take to the Pulpit to Address Rising HIV Challenges in Their Communities

An organization aims to address rising rates of HIV in black communities from an under-unexplored position of power — the pulpit. Ultimately statistics became the unavoidable...

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...

ABC Correspondent Karl Schmid Comes Out as HIV Positive, Not “Unclean”

Karl Schmid, a gay TV reporter working for ABC’s Los Angeles affiliate, came out for the second time when he revealed over the weekend that he’s also poz....

Puerto Rico’s Poor HIV Patients Are Among the Last to See Hurricane Relief

Puerto Rico continues to suffer in the aftermath of Maria; what does that mean for people living with HIV? Nearly a half year since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, a...

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...

9/22: Author Rick Guasco Documents “A Day with HIV”

How do people living with HIV share their experience with the world? In the case of one awareness-raising initiative, it’s one day at a time. The date — September 22 —  was...

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...

Uncle Howard: Offers a Touching Cinematic Tribute

A young filmmaker creates a cinematic elegy for the hero he lost to the epidemic. To the world, Howard Brookner was a rising Hollywood director who died of AIDS on the cusp of his...

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....

HIV is not a death sentence. Living with Your Diagnosis

If you have recently been diagnosed HIV positive you probably have a lot of questions just like I did when I first got the news. Why me? What now? Am I going to die? When will I...