On Jan. 27, Carmen Vázquez, a beloved and outspoken member of the LGBTQ+ community and longtime social-justice activist, died of COVID-19 complications at age 72.
Black lesbian poet and activist Pamela Sneed discusses her latest collection of essays and poems, ‘Funeral Diva.’
After founding a leading organization for transgender Latinas in 2006—and even after the deadliest year on record for transgender people—Alexandra Rodriguez de Ruiz is still at the frontlines of activist work.
Ruth Coker Burks on Her Five-Hankie Memoir of Caring for and Loving Gay Men With AIDS in 1980s and ’90s Arkansas
‘All the Young Men’ is an extraordinary account of Burks’ one-woman ministry amid stunning homophobia, ignorance, and cruelty.
“I don’t know what healthy looks like anymore,” says Pato Hebert. “I know what I thought it was. I have fantasies of what it could be.”
“We’re demanding research into our physical condition and help with the mental issues of isolation, loneliness, and grief.”
I’m Still Surviving is a collaborative digital and print exhibition that launched in December 2020, featuring hundreds of excerpts documenting the stories of 39 women living with HIV in the U.S.
With a law degree and lots of organizing experience in the field, she’s ready to make sure the hard-hit South gets the resources it deserves in 2021 and beyond.
“We’re just like you, and we hurt just like you hurt. We bleed just like you bleed. We put on clothes like you put on clothes. The only thing that’s different is we decide to live in our truth.”
Nina Martinez talks about how activists are winning the fight against HIV criminalization in her state.