Why I Got a Biohazard Tattoo for Pride

Why I Got a Biohazard Tattoo for Pride

"I hope some newly positive kid at a sex club asks me about it," the author writes; "I hope other people living with HIV see it and know that we are in this together."

Here's the Story Behind the St. Patrick's Cathedral Action Depicted in 'Pose'

ACT UP's 'Stop the Church' action is an essential piece of queer history.

By Mathew Rodriguez

After Years of Instability, Arkansas AIDS Foundation Closes

"What's covered up cannot heal. I want this foundation to move forward and do great things," said Carleisha Murry, the new executive director.

By Charles Sanchez

I Moved Back to Atlanta from Boston, and I've Been Out of HIV Meds for a Month

HIV care is separate and unequal in America, health activist Mason writes, as "the system of care here feels no urgency around my survival."

By Mason

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Retired HIV/AIDS Researcher Disappears During 120-Mile Swim

Charles van der Horst, M.D., battled HIV in the clinic and the lab -- and put his own body on the line as an activist for health care access.

By Mathew Rodriguez

My Son Paid a Woman for Sex. What's His Risk for HIV?

My 22-year-old son recently informed me that he lost his virginity with a woman who charged him. He told me the sex was protected with a latex condom. He received unprotected oral sex as well.

By Damon L. Jacobs, L.M.F.T.

Newest Abortion Restrictions May Affect HIV Screening and Care

Creating stigma for abortions may have a chilling effect on those seeking any sexual health care.

By Martha Kempner

Decoding 'Pose's Depiction of HIV/AIDS History in Season 2's Premiere Episode

The second season of 'Pose' begins in 1990, two years after its first season ended. And in New York City, that means a lot has happened.

By Mathew Rodriguez

Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces U.S. Grantmaking After Extensive Overhaul

Following months of uncertainty, funding of transgender and black gay organizations will continue in partnership with AIDS United.

By Ryan Lee

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Fighting HIV Stigma, Story By Story

For over 20 years, Louie Ortiz-Fonseca has worked to amplify underrepresented voices in the LGBTQ community. Now, he's breaking new ground in digital storytelling and shifting conversations about HIV for the next generation.

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HIV Care Providers Wish Their Patients Would Ask Them These Questions

Sure, there's all the usual stuff it's important to talk about, like lab results and HIV treatment options. But what else should you ask your HIV care provider that could end up improving your health?

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