The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits providers from turning away patients based on their HIV status. When it happened to veteran HIV activist Mark Milano, he fought back.
TheBody interviews three current ACT UP New York members about their current campaigns and the challenges of organizing during another pandemic.
Pride isn’t cancelled this year—in fact, it’s more inclusive than ever.
A message of hope and purpose from a leader in HIV advocacy and Black queer empowerment.
The co-founder of GMHC & ACT-UP, and writer of books and plays is remembered
In California’s East Bay, activists are bringing food to people experiencing homelessness, while larger nonprofits are unable to provide meals or masks.
For Bishop Yvette Flunder, her work as a Black woman, a lesbian and clergywoman has been to challenge the stigma and rabid homophobia that has exacerbated the worst parts of the AIDS epidemic and instead preach a gospel of radical inclusivity.
The group is a chance to iron out legal challenges, trade tips on shelter and jobs, and simply enjoy some food and fellowship.
Being both employee and client ain’t easy. But you’ve got this.
“Some people call us southern Georgia,” advocates say.