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This Houston Black Lives Matter Activist Is Running for Texas State Representative

Ashton P. Woods is the first Black, gay, openly HIV-positive person to run for a state seat in Texas.

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Every Stigma That’s Old Is New Again: The Coronavirus, HIV, and Junk Science

As with HIV, it’s time to skip the conspiracy theories and focus on public health.

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Cisgender People Need to Step Aside and Let Trans People Lead the Way

People from marginalized communities know the feeling of being talked over or excluded, but when relating to trans people, we sometimes re-enact those power differences, activist Ian Haddock writes.

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We Should Call Barebacking What It Is: Natural Sex

It’s time to stop shaming queer people for what heterosexuals do all the time.

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PrEP (HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)

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Almost 1 in 5 people in Fort Worth, Texas, lack health insurance, a barrier to getting people the care they need, especially in a state that did not expand Medicaid access.

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HIV-Related Policy Issues

Can Pete Buttigieg End the HIV Epidemic?

Despite having some smart policies, Pete Buttigieg, according to writer Brian Gaither, doesn’t seem to have a firm grasp on the gravity of the AIDS epidemic.

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HIV Stigma and Discrimination

It’s Hard to Be a Proud Bisexual and Be HIV Positive

Steve Spencer was just reckoning with his bisexual identity when he found out he was HIV positive. That complicated his coming out process, he writes.

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HIV Treatment and Medical Care

How to Empower Yourself While a Hospital Patient

Being admitted to a hospital can be an overwhelming time. But you deserve the best care, especially in an emergency -- here's how you can make sure that happens.

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