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Stripping Stigma: HIV/AIDS in NYC Now

Author and historian Sarah Schulman, Columbia University Associate Dean of Community and Minority Affairs Dr. Robert Fullilove, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender...

Has Dance Been a Secret Weapon in the AIDS Struggle?

Performing at the Hudson Valley Dance Festival to benefit Dancers Responding to AIDS has a particular resonance for choreographer and dancer Caleb Teicher. Not only does his...

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...

What Is Sandra Bernhard Doing Now? From “Pose” to “Sandemonium”!

Comedian, actress, radio host and singer Sandra Bernhard talks to us about everything from how she landed her recurring role on Pose to what to expect when you next see her on...

How Gay Is Jenifer Lewis’ “Mother of Black Hollywood”?

I dove into the audiobook version of Jenifer Lewis’ Mother of Black Hollywood without realizing what a fierce ally of the LGBTQ community she has been all along, but I’m...

Breaking Down HIV Stigma, One Test at a Time

I will never forget the day one of my closest friends sat me down and confided in me that he had contracted HIV. As a young gay man of color, HIV was on my radar, but I never...

How to Survive a Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS (Paperback)

A definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic, here is the incredible story of the grassroots activists whose work turned HIV from a mostly fatal...

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...

Juan J. Delacruz Presents: Quality of Life Issues Among Older Adults with HIV in NYC

Juan J. DelaCruz Presents: “Psychosocial Determinants and Quality of Life Issues among Older Adults with HIV in New York City: Towards More Cost-Effective Interventions” The...

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...

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...