Being a Gay, HIV-Positive Mayor of a Small Town: New Film Documents an Activist's Rise in the Trump Era
Sean Strub founded the HIV publication POZ and the advocacy group The Sero Project. Now he's showcased in a documentary that tells the story of how he became the mayor of Milford, Pennsylvania.
While the decision is good news for LGBTQ people, a top LGBT rights lawyer says that congressional action is still needed for protection in other areas.
What we saw on April 7 in Wisconsin, hostile court rulings followed by scarce polling sites, is a bad omen for the fall—unless citizens unite now for a full and fair vote.
We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?
From PEPFAR to Ryan White and from HIV criminalization to the HIV travel ban, we describe the biggest pieces of HIV legislation and HIV-related policies in U.S. history—some of which have changed things for the better, and some for the worse.
America Has Responded to Outbreaks With Fear and Discrimination Many Times Before. With Coronavirus, We Can Do Better
On April 16, TheBody hosted a livestream panel discussion entitled “Policing Pandemics: Criminalization From HIV to COVID-19.” We invited four pillars of HIV advocacy to speak with us about our current moment, offer guidance on what to do next, and answer questions from the audience.
And who exactly do we mean when we say “community,” anyway?
Can you end the HIV epidemic while undermining drug assistance programs and antidiscrimination protections?
This county in the Washington, D.C. suburbs needs housing, treatment, and prevention services for a very diverse population.
We often talk of a generation of queer artists we’ve lost to the AIDS epidemic—and indeed, we’ve lost far too many. But happily, many such artists living with HIV are still alive and well, making great work.