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Features

Processing an HIV Diagnosis Mirrors the Five Stages of Grief

Successfully navigating through these stages during one’s HIV diagnosis requires information, communication, emotional support, guidance, and direction.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Features

GoFundMe Has Helped People Step Up Where the U.S. Government Has Not

The United States government has given only one $1,200 check to people in need during the coronavirus crisis. To fill in the gaps, people have used platforms like GoFundMe.

By Malik Saaka
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Viewpoints

The COVID-19 Pandemic Needs To Be Treated Like the National Security Threat It Is

Until the United States takes public health seriously, consider pandemics a national security threat.

By Tuyishime Claire Gasamagera
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Interviews

The Program That Keeps Half a Million People With HIV Alive and Well Turns 30 This Month

We spoke to two experts about the origin, evolution, and future of the Ryan White CARE Act, passed on August 18, 1990.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

The Union Push at New York City’s Housing Works Has Hit a Standoff Amid COVID-19 Upheaval

Management and many workers at the pioneering nonprofit have hit a stalemate over when and how a union vote can go forward.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

How America’s Longest Continuously Operating Bar for Queer Women Is Fighting to Keep Its Doors Open

While Henrietta Hudson is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are fundraising for their own cause, they are still managing to help those within their community.

By Anni Irish
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Features

During COVID-19 Pandemic, the HIV Community Is Cooking and Delivering Food to People in Need

While some are packing on the pounds, others are working overtime to make sure our community’s most vulnerable don’t go hungry.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

The Number-One Barrier to Ending HIV in U.S. Cities Is a Housing Crisis

That’s what nearly 50 service providers nationwide told us in our 2019 ‘Eyes on the End’ interview series. They also shared some of their solutions.

By Tim Murphy
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Interviews

Even Without Medicaid Expansion, Oklahoma HIV Service Providers Refuse to Let Anyone Fall Through the Cracks

“Somehow, in this state, it is more sinful to be poor and need help than it is to rob a bank.”

By Tim Murphy
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Reference

Getting HIV Drugs in the U.S.

Learn about many options for getting HIV drugs in the U.S. -- private insurers, ACA marketplaces, ADAP, Medicaid, Medicare, and more.

By The Well Project