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News

Why Is Moderna Excluding People With HIV From Their COVID-19 Vaccine Trial?

“There is no clinical justification for excluding people with HIV from COVID-19 vaccine trials,” reads a letter from HIV advocates to federal health officials.

By Tim Murphy
Ken Robinson on steps with sign I Have Experienced and Survived Overdose
Interviews

After 30 Years, This HIV and Harm Reduction Activist Got COVID-19 and Decided to Retire. Here’s His Story.

From working in prisons to executive leadership at Housing Works, Ken Robinson has trailblazed a path in service provision and activism.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Truvada
Reference

What You Need to Know About Truvada for HIV Treatment and Prevention

Down-to-earth info you need about Truvada, both as a part of HIV treatment regimens and HIV prevention (PrEP).

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
Plandemics
Interviews

Fighting the ‘Plandemic’ and Other Science Disinformation Campaigns

Activists Jennifer Brea and Gregg Gonsalves discuss how to combat a plague of disinformation.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
flaccid dandelion
Features

Why Has There Been a Rise in Erectile Dysfunction During Lockdown?

When the number-one sex tip handed out by experts during self-isolation has been, “Have more sex,” a rise in erectile issues has taken many by surprise.

By Gigi Engle
The New York Times
Viewpoints

The New York Times’ 1981 ‘Gay Cancer’ Story Continues to Distort Early AIDS History

As we remember the 39th anniversary of this landmark news story on the unfolding of the HIV pandemic, we must correct the record.

By Ted Kerr
finger wagging
Viewpoints

With COVID-19, Much Like HIV, Stigma Kills Prevention Efforts

"If you couple two things together enough, let’s say disease prevention and shame, eventually people are going to avoid the former in order to not feel the latter."

By Josh Kruger
AIDS quilt
Reference

The History of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

The HIV/AIDS pandemic changed the course of human history. This is the story of how dedicated activists changed the course of AIDS.

By Nathaniel Currie, D.S.W., LCSW
home remedy
Features

Alternative COVID-19 Treatments Call Back to the Early AIDS Days

As with the early AIDS epidemic, people are turning to alternative treatments for COVID-19 in the absence of proven therapies.

By Michael Broder
Henrietta Hudson
Features

How America’s Longest Continuously Operating Bar for Queer Women Is Fighting to Keep Its Doors Open

While Henrietta Hudson is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are fundraising for their own cause, they are still managing to help those within their community.

By Anni Irish