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Tony Christon-Walker.

Alabama HIV Activist Talks About His New ‘Fictionalized Memoir’

Tony Christon-Walker’s Walking in Truth: Fatherhood is Part One of a trilogy he’s planning about his life as an openly HIV-positive Black gay man in the Deep South.

By Tim Murphy
Larry Kramer

Comrades and Friends Remember Gay AIDS Activist & Writer Larry Kramer

The co-founder of GMHC & ACT-UP, and writer of books and plays is remembered

By Tim Murphy
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Archive Remembers Heroes and History of Black HIV/AIDS Activism

Through his historical research, Dan Royles has found a vibrant legacy of black AIDS activism going back to the beginning of the epidemic.

By George Kevin Jordan
What's the Future of HIV Criminalization Activism? An Interview With Trevor Hoppe Img

What's the Future of HIV Criminalization Activism? An Interview With Trevor Hoppe

After 30-plus years of states using laws to criminalize people living with HIV for exposure or transmission, the movement to change these laws has gained momentum. Trevor Hoppe, Ph.D., discusses the history and present-day activism.

By Kenyon Farrow
Are We Punishing Diseases or Punishing People? An Interview With Trevor Hoppe Img

Are We Punishing Diseases or Punishing People? An Interview With Trevor Hoppe

Should we use criminal law to address infectious disease? Is criminal punishment an appropriate response to a public health matter such as HIV? These are the central questions in a new book by Trevor Hoppe, Ph.D.

By Kenyon Farrow
Dear JK Rowling: Being a Werewolf Is Not Like Having HIV Img

Dear JK Rowling: Being a Werewolf Is Not Like Having HIV

Becoming a werewolf turns this Harry Potter character into an uncontrollable killer who needs to be isolated. Now JK Rowling says it's a metaphor for HIV. Not the best way to combat stigma, writes Becky Allen.

By Becky Allen
A Perspective More Personal: New Book to Feature a Decade of Early AIDS Activists' Portraits Img

A Perspective More Personal: New Book to Feature a Decade of Early AIDS Activists' Portraits

"It was camaraderie. I think there was a lot of love. Even though people yelled at each other, it was still a common cause that everybody was around. So it was like family."

By JD Davids
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Denying AIDS

An excerpt from Denying AIDS, published by Copernicus Books, an imprint of Springer Science & Business Media (2009).

To purchase this book, click here.

Denying AIDS

Preface) Chapter 6: Getting Out of Denial)

In and Out of Denialism)
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By Seth Kalichman, Ph.D. for Copernicus Books
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Women, Families, and HIV/AIDS: A Sociological Perspective on the Epidemic in America

I first became aware of the way in which the AIDS epidemic was affecting women in the mid-'80s. From the beginning, the epidemic affected gay men disproportionately and as a result, it had a powerful male profile. Many women did not realize their o...

By Carole A. Campbell for Body Positive