51 Years Ago, a Black Teen Died of AIDS in St. Louis. Now, a Museum and Black Women Activists Will Honor His Legacy
The Griot Museum of Black History is hosting Impact HIV/AIDS, an exhibit and archive. Meet four Black women activists in St. Louis involved in the project.
“I want our stories told, even though I know that not all of them are great or are about uplift and accomplishments.”
Late Broadway Composer Is Remembered for Smash Successes, but We Shouldn’t Forget Outing His HIV Status May Have Killed His Career
The late Jerry Herman, who wrote now-legendary shows like ‘Hello Dolly!,’ ‘Mame,’ and ‘La Cage Aux Folles,’ was nearly ruined by his outing by a gossip columnist.
Puerto-Rican performer Catiria Reyes won several pageant titles before her death in 1999. Here, Louie-Ortiz Fonseca unearths her history and legacy, which is like "discovering and losing someone in the same moment," he writes.
Activists and community members reflect on what it took to bring the Las Memorias AIDS Monument to life in Los Angeles.
Though she died of HIV-related causes at the age of 26, her impact on fashion carried far beyond her years as a model.
A new initiative called Ballroom, We Care is mobilizing community leaders and service providers to address the spike in crystal meth overdose deaths.
TheBody's senior editor discusses the recent explosion of HIV/AIDS-focused arts and culture in the U.S. -- and its long-overdue focus on marginalized communities.
After making a splash with 'how to survive a plague,' Orlando Zane Hunter Jr. and Ricarrdo Valentine create dance about the African diaspora with Brother(hood) Dance!
HIV-positive black queer playwright Donja R. Love's new play, 'one in two,' brings the lives of HIV-positive men out of public health and onto the stage.