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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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.
And who exactly do we mean when we say “community,” anyway?
Despite its reputation as a playground of the 1%, Palm Beach County has one of the highest HIV rates in the country.
Almost 1 in 5 people in Fort Worth, Texas, lack health insurance, a barrier to getting people the care they need, especially in a state that did not expand Medicaid access.