Latest by Tim Murphy

This Is Exactly How HIV Activists Disrupted Congress to Save Health Care

Jennifer Flynn and Jaron Benjamin talk about the sleep-deprived, adrenaline-charged madness of pulling together day after day of mass protests -- and about what they see as the real prize: universal health care.

By Tim Murphy

This Latinx Drag Queen's HIV Disclosure Brought Down the House in Brooklyn

We chatted with Lady Quesa'Dilla, who's feeding queer black and brown children guacamole -- and self-love.

By Tim Murphy

Would You Go Off Your HIV Meds for a Cure Study?

How long would you be willing to go off your meds for a cure study? A week? A month? Until your viral load becomes detectable?

By Tim Murphy

Trump Is a Big Goddamn Phony When It Comes to Drug Pricing

It's not surprising that Trump lashed out at a black business leader, instead of violent racists, says Tim Murphy. But let's note the hypocrisy of that drug pricing jab -- and learn what we can do to actually lower drug costs.

By Tim Murphy

Why I Let D.C. Cops Drag My Body out of the Capitol

"Despite years working in HIV activism, it was my first 'real' arrest. It was finally time for me to practice civil disobedience to try to save American healthcare," writes activist Tim Murphy.

By Tim Murphy

Plague, Politics and Parties

A Q&A with author and activist Anne-christine d'Adesky on her 1990s AIDS memoir The Pox Lover.

By Tim Murphy

Gay Black Men Confront Crystal Meth

A raw new documentary explores how the "gay white men's drug" has spread to gay men of color, raising an extra set of challenges.

By Tim Murphy

Transgender HIV Activist Cecilia Gentili Is Blazing a Fierce and Funny Trail

As director of policy, she's the highest-ranking trans person ever at GMHC. And, she's still trying to be "a good housewife."

By Tim Murphy

Watch Trans People Talk About How They Coped With Their HIV Diagnosis

AIDSWatch 2017 in D.C. was a great chance to talk to transgender folks living with HIV about making smart choices -- and advocating for their community.

By Tim Murphy

HIV Activists Talk About Receiving Their Diagnosis -- and What They Did Next

Watch these community leaders tell how they each turned their HIV diagnosis into a springboard for activism.

By Tim Murphy