Latest by Enid Vazquez
With so many options, there can be confusion over what hepatitis C treatment to take.
Sin Vergüenza is based on real people and their stories, woven together in composite form, as seen at Los Angeles AltaMed clinics by the show's creators.
It's about much more than hormones and surgery. "The biggest issue for my patients is still stigmatization," says Christopher Nguyen, M.D.
Long-term survivors gather for a forum hosted by TPAN.
Long-term survival is a story of love and loss. For Enid Vázquez, it's the chance to get things right.
Abraham House-El was on top on the world back in the day -- driving a new sports car, living in a fancy apartment, and making big money working for a Fortune 500 company. Then he crashed and burned on drugs.
Over the past several years, there have been meningitis outbreaks among gay men throughout the country. At TPAN's recent Hero event in September, Thao Vo, Pharm.D., presented slides and videos on meningitis.
"We were trying to make sense of it all before we could even fully develop into who we were as people ... and these experiences have shaped our lives for better or for worse," says filmmaker Grissel Granados in a voiceover for We're Still Here, a s...
"Spencer was really the first person to speak up for long-term survivors," said HIV treatment activist Matt Sharp. "He really believed in 'drugs into bodies,' an ACT UP slogan. But the drugs have their toll, and they certainly had a toll on him."
Many long-term survivors hear that HIV is no longer a big deal, but are also the first generation navigating getting older with HIV.