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What You Need to Know About the New Coronavirus and HIV

The latest medical advice from HIV doctors and health experts on how to remain healthy if you're living with HIV during this COVID-19 outbreak.

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How Women With HIV Have Been 'Remaking a Life' and Changing the World

Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Ph.D., discusses her recent book about women with HIV, the safety net, and activism.

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Remembering Dr. Ron Simmons, Black Gay Activist and HIV Champion Who Was So Much More

From the Vietnam anti-war movement to HIV/AIDS, TheBody remembers this trailblazing activist.

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We Need a Plan for How to Have Casual Sex Again

Staying home and avoiding casual sex isn't sustainable. We need a plan for how to have sex in a new epidemic.

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HIV Treatment and Medical Care

How Antiviral Drugs Have Evolved, From Herpes to HIV to COVID-19, in 40 Years

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Populations Living With HIV

This Is How LGBTQ Latinx Folks Are Facing the Impact of COVID-19 at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Groups like Poderosos, Team Brownsville, and Angry Tías and Abuelas are working around the clock to help those most in need.

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Populations Living With HIV

Black Pride Events Have Been Canceled Due to COVID-19. But What Happens to HIV Testing, Prevention, and Outreach Efforts?

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HIV Treatment and Medical Care

Is Your HIV Treatment Working? Warning Signs and False Alarms

The first few months after you start HIV meds are key in determining whether your first regimen will be successful—not just in the short term, but for years to come. But what are the signs of success?

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African-Americans

“There’s Going to Be a Narrative Only You Can Tell”

A message of hope and purpose from a leader in HIV advocacy and Black queer empowerment.

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