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In My Feelings: 16 Years Since My AIDS Diagnosis

Living with HIV for the past 16 years and being over the age of 50, Charles Sanchez is showing signs of aging, but no sign of slowing down.

Clockwise from top left: Tyler Hurt, Wanona Thomas, Marvin Anderson, Malik Yusef

"Find Me. I Will Be Your Community."

The brief clips we share here show what can happen when black people living with HIV decide to disclose their status in safe, supportive spaces.

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Black Gay Boys Struggling With Depression and Crystal Meth -- You're Going to Be OK

Crystal meth use rates seem to be rising among black and Latinx gay and bisexual men in most parts of the U.S. This is one young man's journey to mental health and recovery.

Left: Michael Callen and Richard Dworkin, Right: Michael Callen

Late, Great Musician and AIDS Activist Michael Callen to Be Musically Honored Nov. 11

The Joe's Pub event in New York will benefit the Callen-Lorde LGBTQ health clinic that bears his name.

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More than Voguing, the Ballroom Community Is Fighting a Crystal Meth Epidemic in New York City

A new initiative called Ballroom, We Care is mobilizing community leaders and service providers to address the spike in crystal meth overdose deaths.

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New Subtype of HIV Found, but Don't Panic

Despite the hype, a newly discovered subtype does not mean it's stronger or untreatable.

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HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Youth 'Power Up' for a Stigma-Free Future at Upcoming HIV Conference

Research and community-based approaches to reducing HIV stigma among youth will be the primary focus of the International Conference on Stigma in Washington, D.C.

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The Bitter Sweetness of a Paradise Garage Reunited

Writer Craig Washington attended the Paradise Garage reunion party this summer. It was both reunion and revival for those who survived the AIDS epidemic.

TheBody: For the Culture -- A World AIDS Day Feature
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This World AIDS Day, We're Doin' It for the Culture

TheBody's senior editor discusses the recent explosion of HIV/AIDS-focused arts and culture in the U.S. -- and its long-overdue focus on marginalized communities.

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HIV in Arts and Entertainment

What Happens When Black Gay Men With HIV Love and Dance in the Name of Brotherhood

After making a splash with 'how to survive a plague,' Orlando Zane Hunter Jr. and Ricarrdo Valentine create dance about the African diaspora with Brother(hood) Dance!

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