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COVID-19, HIV, and Loneliness: Help From Dr. David Fawcett

Reaching out to old friends, helping others, and scheduling weekly social time can make a difference.

By Charles Sanchez
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The Anatomy of a Slip-Up

Why do people living with HIV fall through the cracks of care despite our best efforts, and how do we prevent that during a global pandemic?

By Juan Michael Porter II
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This Trio Took Care of the Bronx’s Homeless Drug Users Through the Worst Months of COVID-19

Bronx Móvil’s Tamara Oyola Santiago, Alexis Del Rio, and Nelson Gonzalez combed the New York City borough at night in a rented car to give out clean syringes, food, water, sanitizer, and other essentials.

By Tim Murphy
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At NYC’s Oldest HIV Residence, Both Fury and Excitement Over Rebuild Plans

Some longtime dwellers of Bailey-Holt House, open since 1986, oppose being displaced, even though they’re invited back.

By Tim Murphy
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Grindr Gives $100K to LGBTQ Groups in the Middle East and North Africa

The grants come as the U.S., citing security reasons, has basically forced the app's Chinese owners to sell it off by June of next year.

By Tim Murphy
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Advocates Sound Alarm on Climbing HIV Rates for Latinx Communities

What will it take to end the HIV epidemic among Latinx people in the U.S.? Community advocates and researchers weigh in on the issue -- and offer solutions.

By Larry Buhl
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More than Voguing, the Ballroom Community Is Fighting a Crystal Meth Epidemic in New York City

A new initiative called Ballroom, We Care is mobilizing community leaders and service providers to address the spike in crystal meth overdose deaths.

By Kenyon Farrow
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San Francisco's Meth Task Force Could Protect Progress in HIV Reduction

San Francisco is seeing a rise in ER visits and overdose deaths due to crystal meth use, particularly among African Americans, Latinx, the homeless, and other vulnerable groups.

By Larry Buhl
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Unique Challenges of Queer Folks of Color in Rural Areas Outlined in New Report

"I'd rather stay where I am and keep doing this work for others."

By Tim Murphy