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How Activists Uncovered CDC's Ownership of Truvada PrEP Patents Img
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How Activists Uncovered CDC's Ownership of Truvada PrEP Patents

The #PrEP4All campaign made the call for affordable pre-exposure prophylaxis a national news story.

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8 Advocates Share Their Top HIV Policy Issues at AIDSWatch 2019

Hear from people who came from across the U.S. to tell Congress what matters to the HIV/AIDS community.

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A Seat at the Table: Transgender Advocates Represent at AIDSWatch

The two-day U.S. HIV community lobbying event has responded to transgender concerns and is supporting more trans activists to attend this year.

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Same Time Next Queer: New Gay Play Promises 'Electricity'

The play has been running in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, California, and is looking toward a New York City opening.

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I Got Trained to Administer Narcan to Prevent Overdoses, and You Can Too

With opioid deaths at epidemic levels, everyone should attend a free overdose prevention training, Charles Sanchez writes.

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Non-Binary Sensation Jeffrey Marsh Wants You to Love You

The gender non-binary influencer and author of 'How to Be You' talks to TheBody about the evolving language of gender and its similarities to ideas about living with HIV.

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The Musical 'Rent' Will Be Televised, but Has It Lost Its Potential to Spark Action Against HIV Stigma?

When Rent opened on Broadway in 1996, it was a radical push against the stigma of living with HIV. But can the upcoming live televised production on Fox go beyond shallow sentimentality?

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Young, Gifted, and Black: Dancer Thomas Davis and His HIV Catharsis

Since being diagnosed with HIV at age 20, Thomas Davis has used his dance talent to educate and advocate.

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Jordan Eagles Uses Life's Blood in Life's Work

Many creative folk say that art is in their blood. For Jordan Eagles, blood is in his art -- not simply as an artistic tool, but as a precious, universal life force.

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Personal Stories

2018 Sucked Ass. Will 2019 Be Any Better?

"It can't all be bad, right?" Charles Sanchez writes. "There are things in the coming year to look forward to, I know it, things that give hope."