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As HIV Rates Soar in Louisiana, LSU Withholds PrEP Coverage

Baton Rouge has had the highest HIV rates in the nation for years. Yet, Louisiana State University's biggest insurance policy does not cover PrEP.

By Ryan Lee

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?"

By Mark S. King for

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.

By Phill Wilson for The Black AIDS Institute

In Defense of Louise Hay

Dead this summer at 90, the New Age guru who ministered to people with AIDS in the plague's darkest years was often called a dangerous quack and a profiteer. To Sherri Lewis, though, she was an angel.

By Sherri Lewis

With Planned Parenthood on Board, U=U HIV Campaign Hopes to Gain Steam

The national health care provider and advocacy group joins a community of international health experts in confirming what a groundswell of scientific evidence has shown: When a person's viral load is undetectable, HIV is untransmittable.

By Annamarya Scaccia

Aug. 15, 2017: The End of's Bulletin Boards

It's with sadness that we announce the imminent shutdown of's Bulletin Boards, which will take place around Aug. 15, 2017.

We've been experiencing serious technical problems with the boards for quite a while now. These problems are relat...

By Myles Helfand

Press Ban at National PrEP Summit Was a Bad Idea for HIV Community

Some HIV journalists got a nasty surprise recently when they attempted to register for NMAC's National HIV PrEP Summit.

By Heather Boerner and Warren Tong

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?"

By Drew Gibson

Addressing the Costly Whiteness of AIDS Service Organizations in the South

"People of color are aware that we have to take more initiative and control to save ourselves," explains Francisco Luis White. "We're eager to and capable of truly leading the HIV/AIDS charge in our community."

By Francisco Luis White

Building a Strategic Plan by and for U.S. Women Living With HIV: Improving Lives, Upholding Rights

Female HIV advocates have been on the frontlines of the fight since day one, but there is a dearth of leadership among women. Here are some women aiming to correct that inequality.

By Olivia G. Ford