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Features

How BDSM and Leather Communities Helped These Gay Men Confront Their HIV Diagnoses

"The guys in the BDSM community were not fazed by my status at all ... it was automatic acceptance."

Venezuelan people cross the border between Colombia and Venezuela on June 09, 2019 in Paraguachon, Colombia.
News

U.S. Promises Some HIV Meds to Colombia for Venezuelan Refugees

But the process may take months, pending Congressional approval.

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HIV Prevention and Transmission

Can I Be Re-Infected With Another Strain of HIV Through Oral Sex?

This is an often confusing subject. Doctors have speculated on the possibility of a "superbug" or a "superinfection" since HIV was discovered in the 1980s. But are these concerns legitimate and valid in real-world situations?

Daniel Garza and Philip Yeager
HIV Advocacy and Activism

Creating "Compassionate Care for All" Is the Mission for Orange County HIV Organization

"We realized that if we still wanted to have this vision of ending the epidemic here, we need to address health care inequities in the LGBTQ community."

Jaron Benjamin, Lepena Reid, Bryan Jones, and Arianna Lint protest at the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) opening plenary session on Sept. 5
HIV Advocacy and Activism

To 'End the HIV Epidemic,' Activists Demand Officials Involve Community in Planning

In a sign of growing frustration with the rollout of the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic plan, dozens of activists stormed the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) opening plenary session on Sept. 5.

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Relationships and Sex

Swiping Left on the Margins

Being black and dating online is difficult. When you're a black couple looking to find a third, the mechanics of finding someone get even trickier.

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