Mathew Rodriguez is an editor at 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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Our updated medical advice from HIV doctors and health experts on how to remain healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic if you're living with HIV in the U.S., including guidance on vaccines.
What is the experience of growing up Black and queer in America? Hari Ziyad’s new book Black Boy Out of Time offers a story that is part memoir, part theory, part manifesto, and part prayer.
There are many ways to beat seasonal affective disorder before it beats you down.
Latinx people living in the United States continue to be misunderstood, underrepresented, marginalized, and stigmatized, putting them at risk for HIV acquisition as well as poor HIV outcomes after diagnosis.
COVID-19 has shown that patients are more than capable of taking a bigger role in their health care. How does that translate to HIV care?
Clinics and AIDS service organizations have a responsibility to make sure their programs are welcoming and accessible to trans people.
HIV affects many people of various sexual orientations and gender identities living under the LGBTQ+ umbrella—and the reasons behind the statistics explain a lot about why these groups are still so heavily affected by HIV in the U.S. today.
Whether you're looking to masturbate or have sex with a partner, there are ways to have the safest sex life possible and avoid COVID.
Staying home and avoiding casual sex isn't sustainable. We need a plan for how to have sex in a new epidemic.
From PEPFAR to Ryan White and from HIV criminalization to the HIV travel ban, we describe the biggest pieces of HIV legislation and HIV-related policies in U.S. history—some of which have changed things for the better, and some for the worse.