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Living the Golden Years With HIV in Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs may be a haven with excellent HIV services, but for the many long-term survivors who have retired here, there will be a need for increasing LGBT eldercare in coming years.

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After a Month Without My Meds, I Still Had to Face Atlanta's HIV Bureaucracy

Without HIV medication for over a month, Mason finally gets an appointment -- a four-hour ritual of bureaucratic paperwork that's only the beginning of getting linked to care in Atlanta.

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I Moved Back to Atlanta from Boston, and I've Been Out of HIV Meds for a Month

HIV care is separate and unequal in America, health activist Mason writes, as "the system of care here feels no urgency around my survival."

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I Moved to Atlanta Four Months Ago, and Getting Into HIV Care Was Hell

Spoken word artist Michael "Miss Mikey" Lamb shares his saga of fighting for health coverage -- and why people fall through the cracks.

Martin Walker

'I Am Detectable': One Man's Story

Usually not just one issue, but a combination of challenges, leads to gaps in care -- and a detectable viral load.

Jamie Braxton

Seeking Treatment Beyond Medication

Jamie Braxton's history of medical conditions both linked and unlinked to her HIV treatment can make her medical bills expensive and any assistance she can get with paying those off is a relief.

George Sonsel

Before Celebrities Spoke of AIDS: A Reflection From the Beginning of the Epidemic

George Sonsel, founding member and first executive director of Desert AIDS Project, looks back at the time people came together to help members of their community die with dignity through compassionate hospice care.

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I'm Undetectable, but My CD4 Dropped: I Thought I Was an Outlier, but I'm Not So Different After All

"Something is happening in my body, and I'd like to know what to do about it," Takia Miller writes.

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Adherence Through Social Media

"Taking my HIV meds is a constant reminder that HIV lives within my body, and that really used to bother me," Carlos Moreno writes. "Now I've found a way to make it exciting for me every day."

Donnall Walker, 52, returned home to find his HIV pills floating in floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey. He went 11 days without medication.

Texans With HIV Cope With Homes and Medicines Ruined by Hurricane Harvey

There are some 25,000 people with HIV and AIDS living in Houston and Harris County. It will take months to determine whether their viral loads were affected by Hurricane Harvey.