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HIV Activist Jumps Into the Philadelphia City Council Race

Housing and displacement are a major focus of their campaign.

By Kenyon Farrow

Meet 11 Women Leading the U.S. Fight Against HIV in 2019

Meeting at Iris House's 14th Annual Women's Summit in New York City, they had plenty to say about their personal journeys, how far we've come toward ending the epidemic, and how far we have to go -- especially among women.

By Tim Murphy

HepConnect Initiative Aims to Reduce Hepatitis C in the Heart of the Opioid Epidemic

The Harm Reduction Coalition is launching a new strategy of supporting local advocates in five key states of the Appalachian region.

By George Kevin Jordan

The Gran Varones: Through Photos and Stories, Latino Queer Men Share Their Lives

“I decided that I would do a project highlighting the stories of queer and gay Latino men in Philadelphia and call it the Gran Varones … When we come out we are shifting family norms,” explains Louis Ortiz-Fonseca.

By Althea Fung

Word on the Street: Why Are HIV Rates in the Latino Community So High?

Why are HIV rates in the Latino community so high? Lack of culturally appropriate services? Family silence around sex? Or is it the scourge of stigma? We asked Latino people with HIV, advocates and professionals what they think is going on.

By David Durán

Out in TV Land: Queer Youth Characters on the Small Screen

Growing up gay is tough. Queer youth often need role models during the coming-out process – and they come from all different places. They need stories to emulate, stories of hope, and sometimes stories of despair – the full gamut.

By Mathew Rodriguez

10 HIV/AIDS Stories That Defined 2011 in the US

As the calendar marches toward 2012, there is good news – and not-so-good news – to report regarding the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In this slideshow, we take a brief look at some of the major HIV/AIDS stories that rocked 2011, particularly within the U.S.

By Rod McCullom

Injecting Drug Use, Subculture of

The behavior of and interactions between people who inject drugs are often reduced to the rate of needle sharing or some other measure of risk behavior. But just as in any community, the subculture that has evolved around the injected use of illicit ...

By Jean-Paul Grund