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Mathew Rodriguez

Mathew Rodriguez

Associate 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.

Latest by Mathew Rodriguez

Targeted Truvada ads
News Analysis

Those Truvada Lawsuit Ads You See Everywhere May Hinder Public Health Efforts

Personal injury lawsuit ads targeting social media have become daily sightings. But are they doing more harm than good?

Planned Parenthood Protests Trump Administration's Title X Rule Change
Features

Planned Parenthood's Transgender Services Face New Threats From Trump Administration

The organization is committed to serving the community despite the political challenges.

Montgomery State House, Alabama
News

Get Ready for the Inaugural Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Advocates across the South are coming together to fight disparities that leave many southerners vulnerable to HIV.

Marianne Williamson
News Analysis

Is Marianne Williamson's Record on AIDS as Great as She Claims?

As the 2020 presidential hopeful touts her HIV activist record, doubts remain as to whether her version of events is the full truth.

Demonstrators Protest Against Russian Anti Gay Laws Outside Their Embassy
News

Russia Wants to Outlaw AIDS Denialism

But it is doing little else to address a growing HIV epidemic.

man in wheelchair gesturing towards doctor
News

People Living With HIV and Disabilities Are Doing It for Themselves

New York City's HIV planning body looks at recommendations for ensuring services meet needs of people with disabilities.

Badr Baabou
Interviews

Tunisian Activist Talks About the State of Queer Rights and HIV Criminalization in His Country

"From my perspective, decriminalization is just one step in recognizing the human rights of the members of the queer community," Badr Baabou says.

Woman typing on laptop
News

Looking for HIV Testing or Care? There's an Updated Locator for You

Just in time for National HIV Testing Day, HIV.gov launches a new tool to find key providers and services.

'I am Life' Ambassadors Group Photo
News

Houston Launches First HIV Prevention Campaign for Queer and Trans People of Color

'I am Life' features black and Latinx people getting their lives.