How Black queer people show up for each other in nontraditional ways should be a lesson for us all.
As protests erupted nationwide in the wake of the police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, the #BlackLivesMatter movement came the LGBTQ-dominant communities of Fire Island’s Pines and Cherry Grove in New York.
Groups like Poderosos, Team Brownsville, and Angry Tías and Abuelas are working around the clock to help those most in need.
From the Vietnam anti-war movement to HIV/AIDS, TheBody remembers this trailblazing activist.
In California’s East Bay, activists are bringing food to people experiencing homelessness, while larger nonprofits are unable to provide meals or masks.
By raising questions and considerations, these activists remind us to build community in a time of distance by loving, not fearing, each other.
TheBody remembers Kiyoshi Kuromiya, who died 20 years ago this month.
What we saw on April 7 in Wisconsin, hostile court rulings followed by scarce polling sites, is a bad omen for the fall—unless citizens unite now for a full and fair vote.
America Has Responded to Outbreaks With Fear and Discrimination Many Times Before. With Coronavirus, We Can Do Better
On April 16, TheBody hosted a livestream panel discussion entitled “Policing Pandemics: Criminalization From HIV to COVID-19.” We invited four pillars of HIV advocacy to speak with us about our current moment, offer guidance on what to do next, and answer questions from the audience.
LGBTQ and HIV Activists Protest Anti-Gay Evangelical Group Running a Pop-Up COVID-19 Hospital in New York City
Rev. Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse requires workers to oppose same-sex marriage and the idea of transgender and nonbinary people. Some New Yorkers say their do-gooderism doesn’t overrule their bigotry.