After 30 Years, This HIV and Harm Reduction Activist Got COVID-19 and Decided to Retire. Here’s His Story.
From working in prisons to executive leadership at Housing Works, Ken Robinson has trailblazed a path in service provision and activism.
TheBody interviews three current ACT UP New York members about their current campaigns and the challenges of organizing during another pandemic.
Being a Gay, HIV-Positive Mayor of a Small Town: New Film Documents an Activist's Rise in the Trump Era
Sean Strub founded the HIV publication POZ and the advocacy group The Sero Project. Now he's showcased in a documentary that tells the story of how he became the mayor of Milford, Pennsylvania.
The event, which serves as party and HIV prevention model, hopes for a COVID-free future.
Nearly 250 attendees joined in for the daylong event on personal empowerment and social justice.
“Even at nearly 85, Larry was still a little boy,” said Webster.
From the Vietnam anti-war movement to HIV/AIDS, TheBody remembers this trailblazing activist.
A message of hope and purpose from a leader in HIV advocacy and Black queer empowerment.
“The impact ... has been devastating on women living with HIV,” says Naina Khanna of Positive Women’s Network.
By raising questions and considerations, these activists remind us to build community in a time of distance by loving, not fearing, each other.