Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Terri L. Wilder, M.S.W., has been part of the HIV community since 1989, and has been a reporter and writer for TheBody/TheBodyPro since 2007. She served on the New York Governor's Task Force to End AIDS, was recognized by POZ magazine for her work in HIV, and is highlighted in the book Fag Hags, Divas and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women in the AIDS Community by Victoria Noe. She loves this community and will keep fighting until the epidemic is over.
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On Jan. 27, Carmen Vázquez, a beloved and outspoken member of the LGBTQ+ community and longtime social-justice activist, died of COVID-19 complications at age 72.
Many people who experience menopause are not prepared by their health care providers—and for people living with HIV, it’s even more confusing. With a recently published guide and other outreach efforts, Sophia Forum aims to change that.
“We’re demanding research into our physical condition and help with the mental issues of isolation, loneliness, and grief.”
I’m Still Surviving is a collaborative digital and print exhibition that launched in December 2020, featuring hundreds of excerpts documenting the stories of 39 women living with HIV in the U.S.
Black women are disproportionately impacted by HIV, yet they're frequently left out of conversations about HIV prevention. A new comic written by Nakesha Powell and Giovanni N. Dortch aims to change that.
“We’re just like you, and we hurt just like you hurt. We bleed just like you bleed. We put on clothes like you put on clothes. The only thing that’s different is we decide to live in our truth.”
A lot of us may be looking at the months ahead and asking: How am I supposed to make it through this without getting the intimacy I need? Alex Garner and José García-Madrid have some answers.
“Everybody should have the right to choose whether or not to label themselves, and if so, what label they choose," says Rory Gory. "No one else should dictate which label you use or don’t use.”
We spoke with Patrick Wenning, a physical therapist in the Washington, D.C. metro area, who gave a presentation entitled “Pelvic Health for Trans Health” at a recent HIV community conference.
Margaret Danilovich, Ph.D., D.P.T., shares the latest knowledge on HIV and aging—and some guidance from her perspective as a physical therapist.