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Fighting Philadelphia’s HIV Epidemic Also Means Fighting Its Poverty Problem

The HIV epidemic in Philadelphia is heavily concentrated in its black population. Local caregivers at BEBASHI have seen diagnosis rates drop in recent years, though there’s still progress to be made.

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Survey Finds Alarming HIV Misinformation Among Young Adults

Despite advances in undetectable equals untransmittable (U=U) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), this survey shows that lack of education drives lack of treatment adherence and HIV stigma.

From L to R: David Perkins, Dorothy Dempster, Leslie Guinn, Michelle McCallister

Advocates Throw a Wrench in the Motor City's HIV Epidemic

HIV rates are going down in Wayne County, home of the city of Detroit. Providers here think a mix of U=U campaigns and rapid-start treatment have helped. But how will the epidemic end here?

Clockwise from top left: Tiffany Marrero, Tyler Hurt, Corey Clark, and Ariel Sabillon

We're Young, We're Living With HIV, and We've Come a Long Way

In these brief videos, young adults living with HIV answer the question, "What have you learned about yourself since your diagnosis?"

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This National HIV Testing Day, We Must Do More Than Just Tell Young People to Get Tested

Advocate Armonte Butler explains what providers, health centers, and legislators can do to make sure youth have access to prevention tools.

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Houston Launches First HIV Prevention Campaign for Queer and Trans People of Color

'I am Life' features black and Latinx people getting their lives.

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Blessed Be the Bottom: How to Make Anal Sex Safe and Pleasurable

Bottoming expert Mason offers a guide for the anally receptive, to enhance your -- and your top's -- safety, comfort, and pleasure.

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Let's Keep It Moving! A Blog Entry by Bernard Jackson

After years of working with the LBGTQ community, I have found that we get things started. Be it activism fighting HIV/AIDS, homelessness, drug abuse -- we get things started. However, my experience has taught me that, after some time, we turn to othe...

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The Invisible Lives of Homeless LGBTQ Youth: A Blog Entry by Elizabeth Lombino

"Imagine being a young person and being kicked out of your home for being "different." Imagine finding a shred of hope in a welcoming shelter. ... Then imagine feeling in danger of this hope and shelter being taken away. ... To feel you have no other...

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Be the Change: A Solidarity Speech

The Philippines is one of the seven countries worldwide that is experiencing an alarming rise in HIV. The situation is made worse by the fact that the government is nowhere to be seen when it comes to investing in prevention, care, treatment and supp...