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Bill Duke: Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

This is the first in a weekly series that will introduce our Greater Than AIDS ambassadors, Black artists and celebrities who are using their VIP status to shine a spotlight on HIV/AIDS. We'll tell you what they're doing in their careers as well as i...

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Back From the Brink: A Blog Entry by Thomas DeLorenzo

I was not always this outspoken with my status. In fact, in the beginning, I was incredibly fearful. I knew I had AIDS well before the doctors made it official. I was living in denial not stupidity. I knew that when you lose as much weight as I did a...

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African-American Resource Center: HIV Frontlines -- U.S. Edition: An HIVer Finds Unique Ways to Educate Gay Men About HIV

I'm here with Brian Datcher, who does HIV education and prevention for gay men of color in Connecticut. Brian, tell me a little bit about your job. How long have you been doing it and what exactly do you do everyday?

I have been doing the prevention...

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The Past, the Present and the Future

I'm tired from "tops" who believe they can't contract HIV. I'm tired from "bottoms" who continue to roll the dice. I'm tired from irresponsible HIV-positive barebackers. I'm tired from irresponsible HIV-negative barebackers. I'm tired of the belief t...

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A Hero Passes: Kiyoshi Kuromiya (1943-2000)

On May 21, I did something I hadn't done in a long time: I went to a memorial service. It had been a while for me. Funerals seem rare in the age of protease. Even so, I attended a memorial service for a remarkable man. Kiyoshi Kuromiya had died two w...