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Features

Having Sex During COVID? Here Are Some Sexual Health Resources to Consider

Even with a pandemic going on, it’s crucial to protect and care for your sexual and reproductive health. Here’s how.

Ed Shaw, Michelle Lopez, and Kelsie Louie.
Interviews

Remembering HIV Activist Ed Shaw, Recently Lost to COVID-19

GMHC will be hosting a virtual memorial on May 13 to honor one of New York City’s most committed activists.

Xio Mora Lopez in kitchen.
Features

During COVID-19 Pandemic, the HIV Community Is Cooking and Delivering Food to People in Need

While some are packing on the pounds, others are working overtime to make sure our community’s most vulnerable don’t go hungry.

AIDSVu map that depicts state-by-state rates of people living with HIV in the U.S.
Features

The United States Says It'll End Its HIV Epidemic. We're Watching.

We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?

DC life
Interviews

After Years of HIV Rates Dropping, Washington, D.C. Struggles to Get to the End of the Epidemic

Organizations like Us Helping Us are working to support communities that continue to be highly impacted.

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Features

Ending HIV Epidemics in New York City and San Francisco Will Require More Affordable Housing

In New York City, activists won a policy of housing support that has been shown to reduce HIV transmissions—can San Francisco do the same, or better?

Housing Works Staff
Features

New York City Is Teaming Up With Nonprofits to Get COVID-Positive Homeless Folks into Medically Managed Hotels

Residents are coming in with underlying conditions including kidney failure, mental illness—and HIV.

RAIN: Darlena Blackwell, Traye Gaines, Chelsea Gulden
Interviews

Keeping Positive and Caring for Kids as You Cope in the COVID Era

“Helping other people that are in worse positions than me has really been the highlight of this.”

digital funeral
Features

Dealing with the Loss of Intimacy in the Time of Digital Funerals

“The heart emoji, the prayer hands emoji, the crying face emoji—and the last touch, the flower emoji. These are goodbyes on this plane, as we yearn to be forever connected in the life that comes after.”

Aryah Lester
Interviews

How One Trans Activist Is Using Horror Movies and YouTube to Cope in the COVID Era

Many longtime survivors of HIV are now finding themselves in the middle of a new pandemic. Here is how they are coping.