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Jesús Guillén

Happy Fourth Birthday to Facebook's HIV Long Term Survivors Group! Here's a Chat With Its Founder

Diagnosed in 1985, Jesus Heberto Guillen Solis has created a digital community for 5,000 people living with HIV/AIDS ... and counting.

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I Moved to Atlanta Four Months Ago, and Getting Into HIV Care Was Hell

Spoken word artist Michael "Miss Mikey" Lamb shares his saga of fighting for health coverage -- and why people fall through the cracks.

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Combating HIV in the Southwest: Keeping Arizonans 'SAAF'

You don't hear a lot about Arizona when it comes to HIV, but the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) is busy combating HIV and providing HIV-related services and support in the Southwest.

Mark S. King

I Wrote 'The Truth About the 7,000.' Now What?

Mark S. King's essay in _POZ Magazine_ has struck a nerve, with massive views and shares on social media. So, how do we create "spaces where people can be candid about their own treatment challenges and look for solutions?"

Donnall Walker, 52, returned home to find his HIV pills floating in floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey. He went 11 days without medication.

Texans With HIV Cope With Homes and Medicines Ruined by Hurricane Harvey

There are some 25,000 people with HIV and AIDS living in Houston and Harris County. It will take months to determine whether their viral loads were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Where Is the Vision for HIV Community Leadership in Tumultuous Times?

"I am a gay man of color openly living with HIV," writes Andrew Spieldenner, Ph.D., chair of United States People Living With HIV Caucus, "and I no longer see a place for my kind of leadership in HIV agencies."

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Nora Burns on David's Friend, Her One-Woman Show on AIDS, Love, Loss and Great Old Disco

"I have been amazed at how many people who've come to see the show have responded to the idea that the 'PTSD is wearing off and there's a collective sense of mourning going on,'" Nora Burns says.

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Project Inform: Transforming Hope Into Reality

"When I started volunteering there in December 1992, Project Inform remained persistent in its message that you could take charge of your own health, all the while struggling against the pain of losing friends, lovers and family members to AIDS," Dav...

Fatherhood: My Journey to Having a Family -- A Blog Entry by Josh Middleton Img

Fatherhood: My Journey to Having a Family -- A Blog Entry by Josh Middleton

Even though Josh and his HIV-negative girlfriend were both educated and had made the conscious decision to use treatment as prevention (TaSP), when a pregnancy came into the equation, the "what if" always lingered.

The Forgotten Ones: How HIV Is Wreaking Silent Havoc on Black West Virginians Img

The Forgotten Ones: How HIV Is Wreaking Silent Havoc on Black West Virginians

"A greater percentage of blacks in West Virginia who have been diagnosed with HIV are dying than anywhere else in the U.S. and people don't seem to care," writes Gibson. "How many more have to die before people do?"