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BTAN Chicago's Maxx Boykin: 'Why Is HIV Criminalized?' Img

BTAN Chicago's Maxx Boykin: 'Why Is HIV Criminalized?'

"To understand the HIV/AIDS struggle in the black community is to understand the racial-justice struggle we have in America," says Maxx Boykin.

Black AIDS Institute Announces Founder Phill Wilson Retirement, New Initiatives Img

Black AIDS Institute Announces Founder Phill Wilson Retirement, New Initiatives

After 19 years at the helm of The Black AIDS Institute, president and CEO Phill Wilson says he will soon be stepping down from the role.

Fighting Stigma, and Other Things My Ancestors Taught Me Img

Fighting Stigma, and Other Things My Ancestors Taught Me

"When the next stigmatizing comments or policies come, we must meet them with a resounding unified resistance and counter them with a vision for a better tomorrow," Marie-Fatima Hyacinthe writes.

Untying Tongues: A Conversation With Darryl Stephens on Joseph Beam, Black Gay Men, and Ending HIV Stigma Img

Untying Tongues: A Conversation With Darryl Stephens on Joseph Beam, Black Gay Men, and Ending HIV Stigma

The Noah's Arc actor discusses Joseph Beam and what Black gay men can do today to fight HIV stigma.

Making Black Gay Lives Matter: A Conversation With Darryl Stephens on the Impact of Joseph Beam (and _Noah's Arc_) Img

Making Black Gay Lives Matter: A Conversation With Darryl Stephens on the Impact of Joseph Beam (and Noah's Arc)

Honoring the birthday of late black gay writer and activist Joseph Beam, actor Darryl Stephens discusses the legacy of Beam, as well as his own in the breakout show Noah's Arc.

Antron Reshaud Olukayode Died of AIDS. We Must Say It. Img

Antron Reshaud Olukayode Died of AIDS. We Must Say It.

"How is it," Mark S. King asks, "that a longtime HIV activist could die from AIDS without the word being spoken?"

HIV Leaders of Color Announce Their Declaration of Liberation Img

HIV Leaders of Color Announce Their Declaration of Liberation

The framework to build a racially just and strategic HIV movement addresses root causes of the epidemic and lights a new way forward.

The Silence, and Death, Around Haitian Americans and HIV Img

The Silence, and Death, Around Haitian Americans and HIV

"Sometimes the vulnerabilities we see in each other scare us because we know that it could be us," Shani Akilah Robin writes. "The response to this cannot be distance. We desperately need to walk toward each other."

Taboo Sex, Racism and Gay Men: A Chat in Black and White -- A Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img

Taboo Sex, Racism and Gay Men: A Chat in Black and White -- A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

Mark S. King and Counter Narrative Project founder Charles Stephens have a candid conversation about gay men, sex, racism, HIV and the thrill of the taboo.

Gay Black Men Confront Crystal Meth Img

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.