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Queer Health Warrior Dr. Demetre Discusses Second Patient Declared HIV-Free

A second HIV patient is reportedly in remission, according to the journal Nature. The case marks only the second time in a dozen years where scientists believe they may have cured...

AIDS Claimed Closeted Gay Pop Star Dan Hartman at His Peak

Dan Hartman’s creativity as a songwriter spawned hits in the arenas of classic rock, dance and movie soundtracks. And although his music includes some of the most catchy...

Virtual and Viral: Josh Robbins Chronicles Living with HIV

When Josh Robbins decided to engage very publicly with the world about his HIV status, it began a journey that would change lives (including his own). Josh Robbins displayed...

Bette Midler Leads an All-Star Parade at the 12th Annual Golden Hearts Awards

Neil Patrick Harris, Michael Kors and Bette Midler were among those in attendance at the 12th annual Golden Hearts Awards. For more than 32 years, the New York-based nonprofit...

Dr. Evan Goldstein – People We Love 2018

Dr. Evan Goldstein intended to become a cardiac surgeon, do well by doing good and call his career a done deal. Get People We Love announcements right to your inbox Email...

In a Gender-Bending Memoir, an Author Transitions From Male to Female — and Back

An awe-inspiring memoir chronicles one individual’s transition from identifying as male to identifying as female — and then male again. Brian Belovitch has spent much of his...

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...