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Jewel Thais-Williams

Jewel Thais-Williams Used Her Landmark Black LGBTQ Club to Support People with HIV

As the owner of Jewel's Catch One, Jewel Thais-Williams used the money from her business to support AIDS organizations and as a space to host fundraisers.

Nilda Rodriguez

Nilda Rodriguez on the Happiness, Sadness, and Education of the Early AIDS Epidemic

Nilda Rodriguez was a newly sober lesbian when she was diagnosed with HIV in 1986. Those two events would change the course of her life forever.

Dr. Rik Pavlescak, Gilberto, and Ms. Yolette Bonnet

Palm Beach’s HIV Advocates Hope New Resources Will Change Stagnant Epidemic

Despite its reputation as a playground of the 1%, Palm Beach County has one of the highest HIV rates in the country.

Donna Fuchs and Dante credit Jessica Kloke

Shining a Light on Jacksonville’s HIV Epidemic

“Some people call us southern Georgia,” advocates say.

Jack Waters and Peter Cramer by MikeBaileyGates

New Experimental Show Brings HIV/AIDS Out of the Undetectable Closet

Performance artists bring together 35 years of art and activism in ‘GENERATOR.’

Ricky Varghese

‘Raw’ Is the Book That Contemplates What It Means to Bareback

Barebacking is not just an act. It’s a stand-in for so many of our feelings about queer sexuality.

Robert Lafosse and John Kelly credit Tim Murphy

Robert La Fosse and John Kelly Discuss HIV, the Devil and Their New Take on a Stravinsky Classic

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.

LaTunja Sockwell and Ashley Young credit Better Community Development

Arkansas Advocates Hope New Federal Funding Will Change the Course of HIV in This State

Poverty, religious conservatism, and a lack of sexual health education drive the HIV epidemic in Arkansas.

André De Shields

Broadway Legend André De Shields Is Thriving at His Own Pace

The 74-year-old Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award–winning iconoclast for the first time discusses conquering HIV and continuing to break new artistic ground in the name of Africa.

Erica Lupinacci and Sarah Stewart credit Erica and Sarah

New Documentary Series Links the Lives of People Living With Chronic Illness

The series follows five subjects living with lupus, diabetes, HIV, and other conditions.