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No, Dr. Sebi Did Not Have the Cure for HIV -- Despite Nipsey Hussle's Planned Documentary Img

No, Dr. Sebi Did Not Have the Cure for HIV -- Despite Nipsey Hussle's Planned Documentary

There is real racism in our health care system, Kenyon Farrow writes -- and we need more black people to work with us to transform systems, not believe in false prophets.

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HIV, Social Media and the Valley of the Trolls

The digital world can be a great place for folks with HIV to connect and learn from one another -- as long as we know how to handle the (occasional) haters.

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South Africa's Remarkable Journey Out of the Dark Decade of AIDS Denialism

South African activists, health care workers and scientists "were faced with a horrific epidemic and did the right thing," Glenda Gray and James McIntyre. "En masse they spoke truth to power. They were relentless in their pursuit of scientific evid...

The Birth of PrEP Denialism Img

The Birth of PrEP Denialism

"Drug companies are greedy," opines Heather Boerner, "but that doesn't mean you shouldn't consider PrEP."

Rejecting Good Science on PrEP: Why Does It Happen? Img

Rejecting Good Science on PrEP: Why Does It Happen?

Dr. Eugenie Scott shares theories about science denialism that could explain why people reject PrEP, as well as vaccines and climate change data.

A Lost Gem: Victor Pond Img

A Lost Gem: Victor Pond

In the light of the death of Victor Pond, a loved one writes about the danger of HIV denialist rhetoric.

How HIV Denialism and Stigma Knocked Out Champion Boxer Tommy Morrison Img

How HIV Denialism and Stigma Knocked Out Champion Boxer Tommy Morrison

Diagnosed in 1996, at the apex of his career in boxing, Morrison fought back against the notion that his HIV would develop into AIDS and end his life. The fighter quickly fell into a deep and intractable pattern of denial that would kill him 17 years...

Just*In Time: Deny, Deny, Deny -- A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith Img

Just*In Time: Deny, Deny, Deny -- A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

"What do denialists believe? First, they question whether or not HIV is the cause of AIDS. A lot of denialists do not think that HIV is a sexually transmitted disease. If they are positive, they do not take HIV medications."

Fear, Not Loathing and HIV Img

Fear, Not Loathing and HIV

"As we wind down 2011 and look back at the year in HIV and everything we've published on TheBody.com, I want to reflect on what you haven't seen on our site," our general manager Aryeh Lebeau writes. "We take the liberty of screening article comments...

HIV Denialists/Dissidents ... REALLY? A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith Img

HIV Denialists/Dissidents ... REALLY? A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

"HIV denialists/dissidents are people that do not believe that HIV causes AIDS. They also believe that taking medication to help fight against HIV is wrong," blogger Justin B. Terry-Smith explains. Justin uses his latest blog entry to respond to a de...