TheBody interviews three current ACT UP New York members about their current campaigns and the challenges of organizing during another pandemic.
The event, which serves as party and HIV prevention model, hopes for a COVID-free future.
Skyrocketing housing costs mean HIV-negative youth have priorities other than prevention.
Carl Siciliano and Alex Roque talk about the first leadership turnover at New York City’s Ali Forney Center since its 2002 founding.
Black Transgender Activist Kiara St. James on Her Strategic Vision for 2020—and on Getting Help With Holiday Depression and Anxiety
“I realized it wasn’t normal for me to feel the hopelessness I was feeling.”
With a Mandate for Change, a Longtime HIV/AIDS Leader Steps Up as Chief Officer for NYC's Massive Human Service Agency
"If you think about who's left to get to an undetectable viral load, they have much in common. There's poverty; mental health and substance use challenges; unstable housing, or homeless. So it's addressing those issues that will get us there."
The topic of HIV prevention is a controversial one in many faith communities, and the local churches in the New York City Borough of Queens are no different. "We go to 10 churches in order to recruit one or two," explains Nathaly Rubio-Torio, co-foun...