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A Call to Unite Around Health Care in the U.S.

HIV is not like many other chronic conditions out there. But, the history of AIDS activism can inform how people living with chronic illnesses coalesce to fight for change, according to Sue Saltmarsh.

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Personal Stories

Mondo's Mission: The Intersection of Truth, Design, and Advocacy

He'd never planned to go on Project Runway and talk about his HIV status. Mondo Guerra had kept it secret, even from his family, for a decade. But he found himself on that runway lying about the inspiration behind his work and feeling the emptiness o...

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MISTER Makes Inclusion a Focus of Cyber-Dating

"MISTER is the new mobile app and online community for men who value strength, authenticity, and maturity. If you like the idea of a dating app with less attitude, then download MISTER and join hundreds of thousands of adult men today." That's what y...

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Personal Stories

Arick Buckles: The Journey Continues

In the 2009 November/December issue of PA, AIDS advocate Arick Buckles was profiled. Two and a half years, a few job changes, and a pending lawsuit later, PA caught up with Arick to find out where his journey has taken him since then.

What's been ha...

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Personal Stories

The Hidden People

With the heavy emphasis currently placed on the Christian response to HIV/AIDS, especially in the black community, the subject of how the Muslim community has dealt with it is intriguing, if not compelling. At the U.S. Conference on AIDS in Chicago i...

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Leading the Way

Those living in the 92103 and 92104 ZIP codes in San Diego have the opportunity to participate in a unique campaign to reduce the spread of HIV. "Lead the Way" is an innovative model of HIV prevention, created by Dr. Susan Little in San Diego, and se...

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Viewpoints

Self-Identity

Sometimes the ways we humans have of separating ourselves into "us" or "them" seem endless. There are the obvious -- physical characteristics, race, age, etc. -- and the not-so-always-obvious -- religion, educational background, political philosophy,...

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Coping

How a Case Manager Can Help You Find the Services You Need

Finding out that you're HIV-positive can be traumatic and scary enough, but if you feel clueless and alone about what to do, where to go, or who to trust, it can be even worse. That's when finding a case manager may be exactly what you need. PA sat d...

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Status Symbols

A novel T-shirt campaign in Cleveland, Ohio, earlier this year appeared to be a big hit -- but what does its success mean? "Could we conclude from this experience that perhaps stigma and prejudice are more internal than external?" asks Sue Saltmarsh....

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Threads of Connection

Memorialized: Quilt dedicated to the memory of Howard Okorofsky.

Stuart Okorofsky was there in the late 1980s when his brother Howard learned that he had contracted HIV. "My brother was the least promiscuous gay man I knew," said Stuart, noting that...