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Archive Remembers Heroes and History of Black HIV/AIDS Activism Img

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

Our Problem With Being "CURED" of HIV: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img

Our Problem With Being "CURED" of HIV: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

In the late 1980s, I let this odd, fussy man into my office at LA Shanti, my first AIDS agency job. He seemed earnest and harmless and he just wanted a few minutes of my time. "I have the cure for AIDS," he politely announced. Sadly, he wasn't the fi...

_HIV and Baby Makes Three_ Busts Pregnancy Myths With True Life Stories Img

HIV and Baby Makes Three Busts Pregnancy Myths With True Life Stories

When Heather Boerner found out that serodiscordant couples could have safe, condomless sex to conceive a child, she knew she had to share these couples' stories.

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Germ Stories -- A Children's Book

The organizer of ICAAC, the American Society for Microbiology, took on a very different project by lending photographs by Roberto Kolter to be used in a children's picture book called Germ Stories, by Nobel Prize-winning enzymologist Arthur Kornberg....

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Denying AIDS

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

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Denying AIDS

Preface) Chapter 6: Getting Out of Denial)

In and Out of Denialism)
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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...