Despite his celebrity status and large body of work, Todrick Hall still makes time to shine a light on HIV issues among people of color. Charles Sanchez recently talked with him about how HIV has affected his life and his advocacy.
Seven men offer their perspectives on testing positive and deciding to start treatment in order to fight against stigma and discrimination, as well as to give those who will later test positive some understanding of what it's like to be on treatment and thrive.
"Sometimes the vulnerabilities we see in each other scare us because we know that it could be us," Shani Akilah Robin writes. "The response to this cannot be distance. We desperately need to walk toward each other."
A recent academy on HIV criminalization centered the voices and demands of people with HIV. But, as a microcosm of the diverse HIV community, it also challenged participants to practice the art of listening.
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BTAN Chicago's Maxx Boykin: 'Why Is HIV Criminalized?'
Shero of the Month: Pat Kelly
The PrEP Cascade: Getting More Blacks Into Care
Separate and Unequal Access Frames Discussion at CROI Panel on U.S. HIV Care Cascade
We have been bombarded with images and media attention blaming the "down-low brotha" -- the closeted gay man who sleeps with both men and women -- for the AIDS epidemic in black America. But these HIV/AIDS advocates from across the U.S. know what's really to blame.
"It's so important for us to have these conversations with our families and loved ones, even if they're difficult and scary," writes Justin A. Lofton
This easy-to-read guide from TheBody.com provides the basics of living with HIV and taking HIV meds.