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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.

I Watched a Young Man Like Me Die From AIDS -- in 2017 America Img

I Watched a Young Man Like Me Die From AIDS -- in 2017 America

"It's so important for us to have these conversations with our families and loved ones, even if they're difficult and scary."

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Positive Spin: Stories Have an Impact

The first series of HIV.gov's new digital storytelling project focuses on the real-life stories of five black gay men -- a group that has been disproportionately affected by HIV.

HIV, PrEP, Gay Black Men and the Choice Gap Img

HIV, PrEP, Gay Black Men and the Choice Gap

Prevention activist Justin Lofton says that HIV agencies aren't doing enough to tell clients about PrEP. And that's a problem.

When I Refused My HIV Medication as Protest, Uncomfortable Truths Emerged Img

When I Refused My HIV Medication as Protest, Uncomfortable Truths Emerged

"I learned that people felt they were entitled to my body and health status," writes Abdul-Aliy A Muhammad, after he refused taking HIV meds as a protest.