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DBGM Conference Unites People of Color in A Crusade for Mental Health and Social Justice

LGBT people take their lives four times more often than the general population. LGBTQ people of color are at exponentially higher risk. In order to address the specific challenges...

This is the First AIDS Ward: A New Documentary Takes You to “5B”

A film revisits the caregivers of Ward 5B, who faced fear and scorn to assist the first AIDS victims By definition, a hero is someone who displays courage or ability and is ad-...

This Is What It’s Like When Heroic Organizations Join Forces

It was a meeting of the minds and missions when Housing Works and Bailey House, two of New York City’s most respected organizations in the HIV/AIDS healthcare arena, began to...

This Is How to Never Forget to Take Your Meds Again

Effective HIV therapy depends on medication adherence. That means taking your medication at the same time each day. Strict adherence to one’s HIV regimen will reduce the risk of...

This is How You Can End AIDS — and Look Fabulous in a Red Dress

If you’re looking to make a difference in the fight against AIDS, take some advice from the late David Bowie: Put on your red dress, then spin your blues away. You’ll...

You Need to Know the Truth about These 7 PrEP Myths

As an important advisory panel votes to recommend the first new drug option that could be used for preventing HIV with PrEP, we double check the facts about taking the medication....

Here’s How Oprah Inspired One Man’s HIV Message to the World

The words of Oprah Winfrey fuel Kalvin Leveille’s passion and purpose every day, motivating him to share his most personal trials to create positive change in the lives of...

Does Poz Mean Pause When Dating Someone with HIV?

Dating someone new is complicated enough. What happens when HIV becomes part of the picture? Whether a handsome face just caught your eye across a crowded room or you’re seeing...

This Is How AIDS Killed “America’s Favorite Dad,” Actor Robert Reed

Actor Robert Reed shocked the nation when he died suddenly on May 12, 1992 from AIDS-related colon cancer at the age of 59. He lived his entire life in the closet, although those...

This Is How Five Amazing Groups Are Actually Fighting HIV/AIDS

The long-term goal is ending the epidemic, but much is being accomplished along the way. It’s tempting to praise organizations who help address the needs of people living...

This Is How a Happy Gay Couple Shares Breakfast with Meds

Sebastian recounts the joy of sharing breakfast with his fiancé, and how part of that morning ritual makes them part of a new generation of happy, healthy, loving gay couples....

A Brief History of HIV Testing

How testing became more effective, more efficient and one of our best tools for ending the epidemic. HIV testing: just hearing those words is enough to give many people a dose of...