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 novel Correspondents, which is set between two families in Boston, Beirut, and Baghdad during the years of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Latest by Tim Murphy
Did NYC’s Pride Organizers and Its Queer Cops Group Ever Really Discuss the Cops Marching Without Uniforms and Guns?
The issue has cracked the city’s main Pride organizing group down the middle—but it’s unclear who’s not budging on what could be a key compromise.
For these LGBTQ community members, the late 1970s through early 1980s was a time of first relationships and life in NYC and Seattle, set against a backdrop of uneasiness amid rumors of "weird infections."
Since coming to the U.S. in the 1990s, Castro-Bojorquez had been involved in numerous artistic and activist projects, many of them related to the experience of being a queer, bilingual Latinx immigrant living with HIV.
It's 2021, and three quarters of U.S. states still have some form of HIV non-disclosure criminalization law on the books. But that number is about to drop by one.
Working at Whitman-Walker Clinic in the early 1980s, George Bellinger Jr. was among the first to see posters warning people to be careful and to wear condoms.
It’s been 40 years since researchers and journalists first wrote about a strange new syndrome—but even prior, it was clear something was brewing.
Anti-Transgender Bills Are Active in Dozens of States. Here’s How Trans Folks and Allies Are Fighting Back
This is a record year for bills aiming to block trans youth from medical care or school sports—and some have already passed.
If Your Health Provider Never Asks Your Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, They Likely Will Soon
After years of LGBTQ advocacy pushing for it, a federal agency is likely to make it a whole lot more common for providers to pay attention to “SOGI.”
Most HIV community experts say no—the new CDC guidance is data-backed and makes sense. But many will still wear masks in crowded or indoor settings.
The unique, innovative founding director of Visual AIDS died in New York City earlier this year, but his legacy is alive and well.