Latest by Mathew Rodriguez

Depression and Risky Sex May Go Hand in Hand

A study of British gay men found that HIV-negative gay men who reported several symptoms of depression were also more likely to report having sex without barrier protection.

By Mathew Rodriguez

Do Geriatric Conditions Occur Early in HIV-Positive Men?

HIV-positive men may face a host of aging-related conditions in middle age as opposed to old age. New research can tell you what you should get screened for to keep your body in top shape.

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Queer Rapper Mykki Blanco Reveals HIV-Positive Status, Says 'F—K Stigma'

Queer rapper Mykki Blanco revealed his HIV-positive status on social media on Friday, hoping to fight stigma associated with HIV.

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Does My Doctor Need to Know I'm Gay? #AskTheHIVDoc Responds

Should you be open about your sexuality with your doctor? Dr. David of the #AsktheHIVDoc web series weighs in.

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GMHC Revives Buddy Program to Comfort and Support Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors

After going defunct less than a decade ago, GMHC has decided to revive its famous Buddy Program, which will focus on making sure people who have been living with HIV for 10 years or more get the support they need.

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Mario Cooper, Fulcrum of Black and HIV Activism Movements, Dead at 61

Mario Cooper, an activist who bridged the gap between AIDS activism, gay activism and communities of color, has passed at 61 years old.

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Should a Birth Control Label Carry an HIV Risk Warning?

A group of scientists and researchers has petitioned the FDA to change the label of an injectable birth control method. Is the data there to warrant the change?

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How Long Should It Take for My HIV Viral Load to Become Undetectable?

Getting to undetectable takes a different amount of time for everyone -- and some may never quite get there. Dr. Joel Gallant explains.

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When Is It OK for 2 HIV-Positive People to Have Condomless Sex? An HIV Doc Weighs In

Can two HIV-positive, undetectable sex partners go ahead with condomless sex? HIV doctor Joel Gallant weighs in.

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Jury Finds Michael Johnson Guilty of HIV Transmission and Exposure

Michael Johnson, the HIV-positive wrestler charged with HIV transmission and exposure, was found guilty by a Missouri jury. He will be sentenced in July and faces up to 60 years in prison.

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