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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...

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...

Trump Policy May Permit Dismissing HIV-Positive Service Members

HIV stigma is on its way out, according to the World AIDS Conference currently underway in Amsterdam. But it’s alive and well here in the U.S. military — courtesy of the...

Prince Harry, Elton John Launch New Effort at World AIDS Conference

Prince Harry and Sir Elton John joined forces at the Amsterdam-hosted 2018 International AIDS Conference in the Netherlands yesterday. The pair unveiled a new partnership to...

“Angels in America:” A New Book Looks Back

As Angels in America had its moment at the Tony Awards, a fascinating book looks back at the evolution of the play that became a phenomenon. A quarter of a century ago, Tony...

An NYC Sex Party Promoter Explains Why He’s Charging Bottoms Double

You may be used to seeing a sign declaring “Tops Half Off” at H&M, but how about at sex clubs? “Anonymous,” a Brooklyn-based sex party that produces...

Tickets Still Available for This Weekend’s Broadway Bares AIDS Benefit

Broadway’s best will turn the other cheek for one night only Saturday night on Fire Island, as an assortment dancers strip for charity. THIS EVENT HAS PASSED More than two...