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.
Latest by Juan Michael Porter II
We celebrate the life and contributions of the renowned Black choreographer and dancer whose work told the human story, pushed through struggle, and shattered stigma.
The new draft guidance opens the door for PrEP discussions for “all sexually-active persons.”
The acclaimed LGBTQ drama series’ finale served as a feast of realness mixed with tributes to real life.
As with dealing with mental health, there is no singular way to solve one’s HIV needs. Naomi Osaka reminds us to seek out the help that best serves your situation.
If medical providers want to ensure adherence and linkage to care for people living with HIV, they will need to check their humanity.
Health, social, and psychological issues pummel people living with HIV on a daily basis, yet our community continues to not just survive, but to thrive.
Acclaimed Philadelphia playwright Donja Love says we need a radical shift in how we talk about HIV prevention and care, starting with language.
Queer activists say the recent ban on uniformed police officers marching in NYC’s Pride parade is justified and goes a long way to ensure the safety of LGBTQ community members.
Phil Chan and Georgina Pazcoguin, founders of Final Bow For Yellowface, created the initiative to eliminate offensive stereotypes of Asians in ballet.
When Billy Porter revealed that he has been living with HIV for the past 14 years, Juan Michael Porter II's immediate response was, “This is nobody’s business—but I’m grateful that he’s doing this for our community.”