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Michael Broder

Michael Broder

Michael H. Broder is a same-sex-married, HIV-positive man of learning and letters living in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. He holds a PhD in classics from CUNY and an MFA in creative writing from NYU. His book of poems, This Life Now (A Midsummer Night's Press, 2014), was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award. He is the publisher of Indolent Books, a small nonprofit poetry press, and founder of the HIV Here & Now poetry project.

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HIV Drugs in Clinical Trials to Treat COVID-19—What You Need to Know

While it may be months or years before effective treatments emerge, the HIV research of the past few decades has given us a head start.

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With New Ways to Talk About HIV on Hookup Apps, Positive Men Have More Options Than Ever

“Grindr lets me tell guys right in my profile that I’m poz on meds and undetectable. Not only is that very convenient; it also, I believe, helps increase awareness, and helps normalize HIV-positive status.”

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National HIV Poetry Writing Month

HIV and AIDS are missing from the celebrations of poetry going on this National Poetry Month 2017. HIV Here & Now wants to change that.

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HIV, Black Lives and Criminal 'Justice'

"We create social and economic conditions that maximize opportunities for black Americans to get HIV (particularly young black gay men and transgender women)," Michael Broder writes. "Then we create criminal justice conditions that punish black lives...