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Queer ACT UP Activists Were Among Those Beaten and Arrested by NYC Cops Amid #BlackLivesMatter Rallies

The batons and plastic cuffs came out during a post-curfew street showdown hours after a Stonewall rally for Black transgender lives.

By Tim Murphy
Larry Kramer

Comrades and Friends Remember Gay AIDS Activist & Writer Larry Kramer

The co-founder of GMHC & ACT-UP, and writer of books and plays is remembered

By Tim Murphy
Lorena Borjas

Lorena Borjas, New York City–Based Trans Activist, Dies of COVID-19

Borjas, a leader in Queens, New York’s Latinx trans community, died on March 30 and was honored with a virtual memorial.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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AIDSWatch Will Go Virtual to Protect Participants From Coronavirus

This year, the U.S.’s largest lobbying event by and for people with HIV will hold its workshops and advocacy actions on live video, social media, and other online venues.

By Charles Sanchez
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Concerned About a Loss in Focus on Black Women in the Epidemic, HIV Activists Launch an Action Plan of Their Own

Angela Davis, Stacey Abrams, and others talk HIV and social justice at the Paradigm Shift summit in Atlanta.

By Nathaniel Currie, D.S.W., LCSW
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NMAC Renames Annual Conference to USCHA Following Community Pushback

Some people living with AIDS were not happy when they were seemingly erased from the annual conference’s name.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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National AIDS Memorial’s Annual Video Series Highlights Transgender Community

In its annual Surviving Voices series, the National AIDS Memorial has turned its eyes to the nation’s transgender community, who live at the nexus of numerous structural health disparities.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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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
Transgender Day of Remembrance

Many Brave the Cold Winds for New York City's 20th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

"Let these names burn in your heart to fuel your desire to live."

By Tim Murphy
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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