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Kenyon Farrow

Kenyon Farrow

Senior Editor

Kenyon is the senior editor of TheBody/TheBodyPro. He has a distinguished track record working in communities impacted by HIV as an activist, writer, and strategist, stretching back long before he joined our team in late 2017. Kenyon's work has been recognized by many institutions, including Out Magazine's "Out 100" and The Advocate's "40 Under 40." He was also named a "Modern Black History Hero" by Black Entertainment Television.

Latest by Kenyon Farrow

Jaron Benjamin, Lepena Reid, Bryan Jones, and Arianna Lint protest at the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) opening plenary session on Sept. 5
News Analysis

To 'End the HIV Epidemic,' Activists Demand Officials Involve Community in Planning

In a sign of growing frustration with the rollout of the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic plan, dozens of activists stormed the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) opening plenary session on Sept. 5.

Thousands In Chicago Protest Planned ICE Arrests Of Undocumented Immigrants
Reference

Using HIV to Justify Immigration Bans Isn't New. Here's the 35-Year History.

Haitians, gay men, and Central Americans have all been scapegoats in the storied history of American HIV immigration bans.

Daniel Driffin, Jasmine Tasaki and Eric Paulk.
News

Black LGBT Southern HIV Conference Finds a New Home

After seven years, the Saving Ourselves Symposium will become a project of Southern AIDS Coalition.

AIDSVu map that depicts state-by-state rates of people living with HIV in the U.S.
Features

The United States Says It'll End Its HIV Epidemic. We're Watching.

We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?

Members of WeCareTn: Halenia Crews, Chanel Adams, Jamaya Carter, Katrina Spencer, Na'Porsha Latrice, and Jasmine Tasaki
Interviews

For Trans Women in Memphis, WeCareTn Is Building a New Model on Community Strengths

Jasmine Tasaki organizes with her fellow black trans women to creatively make the lives of black trans women better, in HIV prevention and treatment, in healing and thriving.

Abdul-Aliy A Muhammad
Interviews

HIV Activist Jumps Into the Philadelphia City Council Race

Housing and displacement are a major focus of their campaign.

Capitol Hill
News Analysis

Advocates Navigate Tricky Political Terrain for Federal HIV Funding to End the U.S. Epidemic

An alliance of advocacy groups called The Partnership rallies Congress for funding while rejecting most Trump administration policies impacting the HIV community.

Using Sign Language, New Video Promotes HIV Testing for Youth of All Abilities Img

Using Sign Language, New Video Promotes HIV Testing for Youth of All Abilities

It's the latest episode of Kikis with Louie, a groundbreaking LGBTQ video series produced by the nonprofit organization Advocates for Youth.

New Campaign Seeks to Shift Opioid Conversation to One About Mass Incarceration, Health Care, and Racial Justice Img
News

New Campaign Seeks to Shift Opioid Conversation to One About Mass Incarceration, Health Care, and Racial Justice

"No Health = No Justice" moves to address the system as the problem, rather than people who use drugs.