Juan Michael Porter IIStaff Writer
Juan Michael Porter II is a staff writer for TheBody and TheBodyPro. He is also a contributor to Observer, TDF Stages, Time Out NY, and BroadwayWorld Dance, and a National Critics Institute Fellow. His writing has appeared in American Theatre, SYFY Wire, Colorlines, and SNews.
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“They’re not treating you like a human being or someone who has a son and loved ones, careers, and dreams. You’re just a Black statistic to them. And that is so painful.”
Even if you are the most capable and self-sufficient person in the world, there is no reason to deal with an HIV diagnosis by yourself.
What would happen if we doubled the budget for an HIV cure? It would still be far less money than has already been spent on COVID-19 vaccines. Both are worthy of investment.
“I really believe that we can totally stop all new [HIV] infections in our lifetime,” says Natalie L. Wilson, Ph.D., D.N.P.
PrEP in the form of injections, vaginal rings, or medicated anal douches can give people options that work with their sexual life and desires.
Meera Shah, M.D., M.P.H., hopes there will be an option for women to take home a year’s supply of injectable PrEP to administer themselves instead of relying on regular appointments.
The city’s first Black mayor died at age 93 on Nov. 23.
Award-winning playwright Donja R. Love created a program that gave opportunities to people who often face barriers and gatekeepers in the theater world.
Nina Martinez talks about how activists are winning the fight against HIV criminalization in her state.
Darnell Moore takes listeners on an adventure that expands their understanding of the many contributions that Black LGBTQ+ men have made to culture.