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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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.
The latest medical advice from HIV doctors and health experts on how to remain healthy if you're living with HIV during this COVID-19 outbreak.
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.
En todo el mundo la principal preocupación sanitaria en este momento es el COVID-19. La enfermedad es causada por una nueva cepa de coronavirus reconocido como SARS-CoV-2.
Instead of fighting over memes, we should all be fighting for a better government response.
By coming out about their status -- even in death -- celebrities can humanize the virus for many people who don’t otherwise know anybody who’s openly living with HIV. They can help increase awareness and fight stigma.