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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

No, Dr. Sebi Did Not Have the Cure for HIV -- Despite Nipsey Hussle's Planned Documentary Img
Viewpoints

No, Dr. Sebi Did Not Have the Cure for HIV -- Despite Nipsey Hussle's Planned Documentary

There is real racism in our health care system, Kenyon Farrow writes -- and we need more black people to work with us to transform systems, not believe in false prophets.

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Viewpoints

Reading Race in 1990s HIV Theater and Film

"Especially in the case of the [white] HIV-positive figures ... in Rent and Angels in America, these queer figures of color serve to remind audiences, 'Well, at least I'm not that,'" Danielle Fuentes Morgan says.

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News

Sanjay Johnson HIV Criminalization Case Closes With 5-Year Probation Sentence

After successfully using the facts of "undetectable equals untransmittable" (U=U) in her defense strategy, Johnson's attorney is ready to challenge the HIV criminalization law that led to Johnson's no-contest plea.