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Kate Burton addresses USCA 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Michelle Antoinette Nelson)

Ambassador Kate

Television's Scandal and Grey's Anatomy star Kate Burtion builds on the legacy of her stepmother, Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor, as an ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.

Charlie Sheen's Disclosure Brings Exploitation of HIV-Positive People to Light: A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton Img

Charlie Sheen's Disclosure Brings Exploitation of HIV-Positive People to Light: A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton

"The exploitation of people living with HIV is not a new phenomenon. I have heard countless stories of how a person will hold that information over a former friend's or ex-lover's head," Laxton says.

Charlie Sheen's Disclosure Confirms HIV Isn't Just a Black and Gay Issue: A Video Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith Img

Charlie Sheen's Disclosure Confirms HIV Isn't Just a Black and Gay Issue: A Video Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

"This story proves that HIV is not a gay or black issue. HIV is a global public health issue," Terry-Smith says. "By disclosing on his own I hope this gives him empowerment and inspiration to help others in the future with their HIV diagnosis."

The Women From TV Are Now My Angels as I Fight Against HIV/AIDS Img

The Women From TV Are Now My Angels as I Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Elizabeth Taylor was more than just a movie star or an icon. She was also a fierce advocate in the fight against HIV/AIDS who inspires those in the field today.

Magic Johnson Wants You to Know He Isn't Cured of HIV, He's Just Taking His Meds Img

Magic Johnson Wants You to Know He Isn't Cured of HIV, He's Just Taking His Meds

Magic Johnson took to the radio to set the story straight and put to bed years worth of rumors. For the record: He is not cured of HIV.

How HIV Denialism and Stigma Knocked Out Champion Boxer Tommy Morrison Img

How HIV Denialism and Stigma Knocked Out Champion Boxer Tommy Morrison

Diagnosed in 1996, at the apex of his career in boxing, Morrison fought back against the notion that his HIV would develop into AIDS and end his life. The fighter quickly fell into a deep and intractable pattern of denial that would kill him 17 years...

Project Runway's Mondo Guerra on Treatment Teams, "I Design" and What He Learned From Maria Davis Img

Project Runway's Mondo Guerra on Treatment Teams, "I Design" and What He Learned From Maria Davis

After a year since his last interview with TheBody.com, Project Runway designer Mondo Guerra is back to talk about what he's been up to in the past year and what he's learned from his new I Design campaign partner, Maria Davis.

A Generation After Uncle's AIDS Death, Filmmaker Traces the Path of Faith, Family and Forgiveness Img

A Generation After Uncle's AIDS Death, Filmmaker Traces the Path of Faith, Family and Forgiveness

In 1987, when Cecilia Aldarondo was six, her uncle Miguel died of AIDS. Now, she's rediscovering her uncle's life in Memories of a Penitent Heart, which delves into faith-based bias that drives families to unwitting bigotry.

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...

Jamar Rogers: A Hero Using His Voice to Fight Stigma Img

Jamar Rogers: A Hero Using His Voice to Fight Stigma

When Jamar Rogers auditioned for the NBC television show The Voice in 2012, he naturally hoped that his appearance would catapult his career to the heights of the entertainment industry. But Rogers took his platform a step further when he decided to ...