Kellee Terrell is the former news editor of TheBody. Her articles and interviews have appeared in Teen Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Al Jazeera, Essence, The Root, The Advocate, and HelloBeautiful.
Latest by Kellee Terrell
Camryn Garrett's YA Novel 'Full Disclosure' Gives Gen Z the Black HIV-Positive Heroine They've Been Waiting For
Simone Garcia-Hampton's journey reminds us that the even the wokest young folks have blind spots when it comes to the epidemic.
The Southern Healing Fund Wants to Bring Innovative and Progressive Mental Health Care to African Americans Who Need It Most
Access to much-needed mental health care isn't easy to come by for people of color -- especially in the South -- but The Southern Healing Fund wants to help fill these public health gaps for those who cannot afford care.
We all know it’s important to take HIV medications every day, but let’s face it: It’s not always the easiest thing to do. Here are six key obstacles that can block the way between you and your meds – and tips on how to get past them.
An all-trans group of surgery recipients and providers gives you the scoop on what you need to know.
Yes, Hollywood has much more work to do, but never have we seen this many trans characters on network, cable and streaming TV.
Kellee Terrell empathizes with that little voice in your mind that wants to believe Magic is cured or AIDS is manmade. But if we don't surrender to science, she says, the ones we hurt are ourselves.
Transforming Lives: How the Medical Community Can Help Transgender Women Living With HIV Reach Their Golden Years
With so much talk about aging with HIV, how does the conversation change when gender identity is added to the mix?
"This is spiritual work, and I feel as if I am spiritually guided," explains Shabazz-El of the U.S. Positive Women's Network (PWN). "My story is one where God has purposely placed people in my life."
If there are two things that we know about PrEP, the first is that it's super effective in reducing risk of HIV. The second is that bringing it up with your provider can trigger stigma. Here's what you can do.