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Ferguson, Missouri, Activism and ACT UP: A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton Img

Ferguson, Missouri, Activism and ACT UP: A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton

"Today, I have access to life-saving medications thanks in no small part to the direct actions that ACT UP took. Today, most who are protesting in Ferguson, Missouri are doing so with the intent to bring about a future where police brutality is great...

Artist Luke James Discusses the Importance of Health and Love: A Blog Entry by Candace Y.A. Montague Img

Artist Luke James Discusses the Importance of Health and Love: A Blog Entry by Candace Y.A. Montague

Health messages can sometimes fall on deaf ears. But when an artist sends the message, it can add some serious bump to it and makes a better impression on an audience. At a recent event at The Park on Fourteenth, Grammy-nominated R&B artist Luke Jame...

Starting HIV Treatment and Corporate Greed: An Activist's Perspective Img

Starting HIV Treatment and Corporate Greed: An Activist's Perspective

From protesting "big pharma" about the cost of meds, to being on meds himself, Marco Benjamin's journey with starting treatment is nuanced, and the subject of this op-ed.

Jim Eigo Discusses How to "Play Smart" Img

Jim Eigo Discusses How to "Play Smart"

Jim Eigo -- writer, veteran ACT UP member and star of "How to Survive a Plague" -- shares his thoughts on the role community has played in his life.

Ricardo Gamboa Discusses How to "Play Smart" Img

Ricardo Gamboa Discusses How to "Play Smart"

Artist and activist Richard Gamboa discusses what HIV prevention means to him, and how "solidarity" is really a way of "running the same risks."

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A Cause I Want to Be Associated With -- At-Risk Youth

One in a series of profiles of the 2013 Fellows in the Black AIDS Institute's African American HIV University's Science and Treatment College.

For the past 10 years I have lived in Baltimore, where I am the director of programs for STAR TRACK (Speci...

The Journey Is the Gift, the Past Is the Gratitude: A Blog Entry by Nina J. Bri Img

The Journey Is the Gift, the Past Is the Gratitude: A Blog Entry by Nina J. Bri

"When I first found out that I was positive, at three months pregnant, I thought "I am going to die; I am going to infect my unborn child and I am going to die."

_This Positive Life_: An Interview With Bernard Jackson Img

This Positive Life: An Interview With Bernard Jackson

"It's been a very enlightening diagnosis, as well as one that, at first, was a very discouraging one," says Bernard Jackson. He's come a long way since 1999, when his wife passed away in the hospital mere weeks after testing HIV positive.

Bishop Joyce Turner Keller: Where You At? A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img

Bishop Joyce Turner Keller: Where You At? A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On Sunday December 18th at 9pm EST, Robert and Jack spoke with Bishop Joyce Turner Keller on the POZ I AM Radio Show.

Bishop Joyce has lofted the term "southern hospitality" to an entirely new level. She is not only the founder and CEO of Aspiration...

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MC Lyte: Hip-Hop Star and Actress

One in a weekly series about the Black AIDS Institute's Greater Than AIDS ambassadors, who are using their VIP status in Black America to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS and HIV testing and treatment.

"We're at a point where we need to ramp it up and...