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.
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.
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.
For Black New Yorkers, HIV Progress Is Challenged by Housing Costs and Trump Anti-Immigrant Policies
Despite the Big Apple’s HIV rates falling for everyone, Black New Yorkers still are the most vulnerable.
In this op-ed, contributing editor Charles Sanchez breaks down the pros and cons of the Democratic field and explains why he’s settled on his current choice.
Fighting Mississippi’s HIV epidemic is about more than just getting people living with HIV or at risk for HIV on a pill. It means confronting the reality that for many in the state, their primary care doctor is the emergency room.
Black Transgender Activist Kiara St. James on Her Strategic Vision for 2020—and on Getting Help With Holiday Depression and Anxiety
“I realized it wasn’t normal for me to feel the hopelessness I was feeling.”
While black and Latinx gay and bisexual men and transgender women make up a larger portion of HIV cases in and around Boston, the opioid crisis has led to spiking HIV rates among injection drug users.