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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. More than two dozen of the Great...

Poz for the Cause: Broadcasting Hope on POZ I Am Radio

“I looked at my doctor with a blank stare as if I didn’t hear what he was saying. I responded with ‘What?’ And he said it again, ‘You tested positive.’ I felt alone,...

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...