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24 Years Ago, I Was Arrested for Having HIV and Unprotected Sex and Failing to Disclose: A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse Img

24 Years Ago, I Was Arrested for Having HIV and Unprotected Sex and Failing to Disclose: A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse

"This is 288 months of my life," Tim Hinkhouse writes. "In some cases, that's more than someone who took a life on purpose."

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Born This Way

HIV-positive since birth, Nestor Rogel navigates stigma in a gay, HIV-positive world.

Antron Reshaud Olukayode Died of AIDS. We Must Say It. Img

Antron Reshaud Olukayode Died of AIDS. We Must Say It.

"How is it," Mark S. King asks, "that a longtime HIV activist could die from AIDS without the word being spoken?"

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'Someone I Love Has HIV'

Kierra Hines reflects on the day her mother "built up the strength and courage to finally tell me that she was HIV positive."

Merce with his Fairies

Embracing My Inner Annie to Combat HIV Stigma

In today's crazy world, "a web series like Merce, which shows someone living with HIV and thriving, surrounded by loving family and friends and living unapologetically, is more important than ever."

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HIV and Fatherhood

Excerpts from a collection of journal letters written by an HIV-positive father to his son chronicling the lessons of life he has learned in his journey with HIV.

AIDS Activist Brian Carmichael Reflects on Prison Health Care Then and Now Img

AIDS Activist Brian Carmichael Reflects on Prison Health Care Then and Now

Over his 30 years in and out of America's penal system, HIV-positive activist Brian Carmichael has seen some of the best and worst of what prison health care has to offer.

Health Is a Human Right and I Am Not a Carrier! A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img

Health Is a Human Right and I Am Not a Carrier! A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"Why don't you get educated Mr Trump?" Maria Mejia writes. "Not only are you stigmatizing us but you are gutting us and even cutting funds for research to find the HIV cure!"

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Breaking the Silence: Talking About HIV in Jewish Communities

"Issues of health and wellness, relationship and community, comfort and protection are central to the discourse within any faith community," says Rabbi David Dunn Bauer, who shared his HIV status with his congregation in 2015. "Silence means we aren...

Breaking Through Stigma: A Conversation With HIV Activist Ken Williams Img

Breaking Through Stigma: A Conversation With HIV Activist Ken Williams

Ken Williams, a program manager for AIDS Foundation Houston, was already a blogger for the LGBT community when he found out he had HIV. He then set out to chronicle his experience to reach others struggling to live with the virus.