Tim MurphyContributing Editor
Tim Murphy, based in Brooklyn, has been writing about HIV/AIDS for 25 years, for publications and organizations including TheBody, TheBodyPro, POZ, New York Magazine, The Nation, Housing Works, and Lambda Legal. He is the author of the 1980s New York City AIDS saga Christodora and the new novel Correspondents, which is set between two families in Boston, Beirut, and Baghdad during the years of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
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What seemed imminent a few years ago is bogged down in community resistance in cities nationwide. But while overdose deaths continue, activists go on chipping away at the backlash.
Acclaimed Jazz Pianist and HIV Long-Term Survivor Fred Hersch Is Giving Free Daily Facebook Concerts During the COVID-19 Crisis
He’s playing a mix of his own works, jazz classics, and the American songbook daily at 1 p.m. ET on his livestream.
Cuomo strong-armed $2.5 billion in Medicaid cuts even after COVID-19 started breaking his state’s health system.
The activist group Release Aging People in Prison has launched an urgent campaign to get the governor to enact mass clemency before the coronavirus sweeps through New York’s 52 prisons.
The group is a chance to iron out legal challenges, trade tips on shelter and jobs, and simply enjoy some food and fellowship.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Has Started a COVID Emergency Fund for the Struggling Performance Community
Halfway to its $2 million goal, the fund is there for anyone who can document that last year they made at least $6,000 in the performing arts industry.
"It’s a relief to have zero sex drive. It makes you realize that sex can be wildly fulfilling from time to time, but that we probably wouldn’t even bother having sex if the need to have it weren’t always nagging away at us."
Columbus is Ohio’s largest city—and home to the state’s largest number of people living with HIV.
Some HIV organizations are coming up with innovative sources of funding to help HIV-negative people, especially LGBTQ youth, stay housed and healthy.
If you or others are longtime survivors who meet regularly for support or fun, TheBody wants to hear from you.