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Todrick Hall on HIV Awareness, Stigma and Fear Among People of Color Img

Todrick Hall on HIV Awareness, Stigma and Fear Among People of Color

Despite his celebrity status and large body of work, Todrick Hall still makes time to shine a light on HIV issues among people of color. Charles Sanchez recently talked with him about how HIV has affected his life and his advocacy.

Tom Petty

I Was an American Girl: One Trans Guy Says Thanks and Bye to Tom Petty

"Petty's vision of American girls was expansive and he was on what I'll just loosely refer to as 'our side': the side that bridges trauma and resistance."

Living Out Loud: An Interview With Drag Performer Ongina Img

Living Out Loud: An Interview With Drag Performer Ongina

Since he disclosed his HIV status on season 1 of RuPaul's Drag Race, Ryan Ong Palao has used the persona of Ongina to promote HIV testing and prevention.

Actor Jai Rodriguez's Path to HIV Advocacy Was Paved by a Loving Aunt Img

Actor Jai Rodriguez's Path to HIV Advocacy Was Paved by a Loving Aunt

Rodriguez's aunt, who died of AIDS-related causes, taught him "to always understand [that] a diagnosis or a status does not speak to someone's dignity or integrity[.] It's just their status."

Once Again With Alexandra Billings Img

Once Again With Alexandra Billings

An interview with the co-star of the Emmy-winning series Transparent about the show and the shifting terminology around identity.

With Roots in HIV Activism, Rachel Maddow Has Wise Words for Today's Resistance Movements Img

With Roots in HIV Activism, Rachel Maddow Has Wise Words for Today's Resistance Movements

Rachel Maddow, host of The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC and one of more effective television journalists investigating and commenting on the trials and tribulations of this era, also has strong roots in the HIV community.

Clinging to the Positive: An Interview With Artist Mykki Blanco Img

Clinging to the Positive: An Interview With Artist Mykki Blanco

Known for his trademark wigs, flamboyant costumes and "ferocious" tracks, "genderqueer" rapper and performance artist Mykki Blanco made headlines when he revealed that he was HIV positive on Facebook in 2015.

Madonna with her dancers and others, in Paris (Courtesy of Strike a Pose)

Daring to Be Truthful: Madonna's Dancers and HIV

"When I danced, I wasn't scared. I didn't think I was going to die. I was free."

Walking the Walk: Mondo Guerra's First Show at New York Fashion Week Img

Walking the Walk: Mondo Guerra's First Show at New York Fashion Week

Watch HIV advocate and designer Mondo Guerra make magic happen, from his tiny basement workroom to the runway of New York Fashion Week.