Mathew RodriguezAssociate Editor
Mathew Rodriguez is the associate editor of TheBody/TheBodyPro. He is an award-winning queer Latinx journalist and essayist whose work has been featured in Mic, Out, Slate, POZ, and The Village Voice. He also teaches writing at the University of California-Los Angeles.
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Advocate Viva Ruiz of Thank God for Abortion talks about why she considers reproductive justice to be part of her spirituality, and about her short film, “Chloe Dzubilo: There is a Transolution.”
NMAC, the organization that hosts the annual U.S. Conference on AIDS, changed the gathering’s name to the U.S. Conference on HIV. Some community members aren’t happy.
Unfortunately, when it comes to trans health care, insurance companies only know one word: deny, deny, deny. But Noah Lewis is working to make those days disappear.
CBS New York flew in the face of science and right into the arms of HIV stigma with an embarrassing tweet and story that tried to paint a man living with HIV as dangerous and his saliva as a weapon.
In its annual Surviving Voices series, the National AIDS Memorial has turned its eyes to the nation’s transgender community, who live at the nexus of numerous structural health disparities.
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HIV exposure is a felony in Tennessee, a state that has seen heavy ICE activity in recent months.
Elizabeth Warren's newly released plan for LGBTQ Americans proves she gets the epidemic on a level beyond just medical and personal.