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TheBody: For the Culture -- A World AIDS Day Feature
Viewpoints

This World AIDS Day, We're Doin' It for the Culture

TheBody's senior editor discusses the recent explosion of HIV/AIDS-focused arts and culture in the U.S. -- and its long-overdue focus on marginalized communities.

Rosemary Lopez & Robert Steptoe of ACQC
Interviews

HIV's Biggest Hurdles in Queens, New York, Are Affordable Housing and Trump's Immigration Policies

In one of the most diverse counties in the U.S., AIDS Center Queens County provides PrEP, HIV treatment, and other services, but gentrification and anti-immigrant policies make its efforts difficult.

Ralph Henderson, Wendy Henderson, Kathy Ahearn-OBrien, Axel Torres Marrero
Interviews

The Garden State's Fight Against HIV Is Blooming

Jersey City and Newark, New Jersey, are often overshadowed by New York City, just across the Hudson. But new attention from the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic plan may bring a boost in needed resources.

Stephen Fallon Daniel Bravo Rafaelé Narváez credit Latino Saludos
Interviews

Latinos Salud Brings 'DiversiSAFE' HIV Treatment and Prevention to Latinx Communities in South Florida

Despite years of documented underfunding of state HIV and STD services by the state government, Latinos Salud serves a diverse community of Latinx people in South Florida.

Angel
Interviews

This Immigrant Living With HIV Lost His Leg -- But Gained a Clown Career

"I was in a coma," Angel recalls, "and God spoke to me and said, 'I don't want you to sit down in a corner -- you're going to walk again and live your life with a purpose.'"

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

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?

Michelle Tabajonda Christopher Alcala Gabriel Maldonado Jorge De Los Santos Sunni Meador
Interviews

A 'TruEvolution' Is Happening in Riverside, California

While most people with HIV in Riverside County are white gay men in Palm Springs, TruEvolution in the city of Riverside provides services to black and Latinx youth impacted by the epidemic.

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Personal Stories

Facing Chronic UTIs as a Black Woman Meant Confronting Generations of Bad Sexual Health Education

Urinary tract infections affect many women, but many black women are not given enough information about their bodies to battle them well.

Activists Lead Trans March for Visibility in DC credit Stephen Hicks
News

Trans Activists Demonstrate for End to Violence and Discrimination at Landmark National March

The National Trans Visibility March on Washington, D.C. brought thousands to the nation's capital to advocate for trans lives and an end to violence and discrimination.

Left to right: friends of Gemmel Moore Cory McLean and Jerome Kitchen, mother of Gemmel LaTisha Nixon, activist Jasmyne Cannick.
News Analysis

Advocates Say Young Men of Color Are at Risk of More Like Ed Buck

Race, money, and power seem to be at play in the growing crystal meth epidemic.