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Rep. Elijah Cummings delivering a speech on the first day of the Democratic National Convention
Viewpoints

In Memoriam: Rep. Elijah Cummings Refused to Be Silent on the HIV Epidemic

Remembering the late Rep. Elijah Cummings and his contributions to fighting stigma and HIV.

From L to R: David Perkins, Dorothy Dempster, Leslie Guinn, Michelle McCallister
Interviews

Advocates Throw a Wrench in the Motor City's HIV Epidemic

HIV rates are going down in Wayne County, home of the city of Detroit. Providers here think a mix of U=U campaigns and rapid-start treatment have helped. But how will the epidemic end here?

David Brinkman and Tim Costello credit Jack Bunting
Interviews

Living the Golden Years With HIV in Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs may be a haven with excellent HIV services, but for the many long-term survivors who have retired here, there will be a need for increasing LGBT eldercare in coming years.

Michelle Tabajonda Christopher Alcala Gabriel Maldonado Jorge De Los Santos Sunni Meador
Interviews

A 'TruEvolution' Is Happening in Riverside, California

While most people with HIV in Riverside County are white gay men in Palm Springs, TruEvolution in the city of Riverside provides services to black and Latinx youth impacted by the epidemic.

Tony Christon Walker and Kathie Hiers
Interviews

Despite Stigma, Christian Right Values, and No Medicaid Expansion, AIDS Alabama Makes a Way

Poor, religious, and rife with racial inequality, Alabama embodies the challenges of ending the epidemic in the Deep South, where rural areas and young black men who have sex with men carry the HIV burden.

woman with arm around other woman
Features

These Women Are Helping Others Heal From Trauma and Enjoy Sex

Women who work in mental health, engineering, and design, many of whom are survivors, are creating tools to help other survivors heal.

Roselyn Macias
News

Unique Challenges of Queer Folks of Color in Rural Areas Outlined in New Report

"I'd rather stay where I am and keep doing this work for others."

A man pulls his "slave" at the 20th Annual Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco, California.
Features

How BDSM and Leather Communities Helped These Gay Men Confront Their HIV Diagnoses

"The guys in the BDSM community were not fazed by my status at all ... it was automatic acceptance."

Actor Brandon Gill plays "Marcus" in this production of As Much As I Can.
News

Immersive Theatre Production on Black Gay Men and HIV Gets Major New York City Run

As Much as I Can will play at New York's famous Joe's Pub from Sept. 12 to 16.

John Burnett, Ajmal Millar, Andres Palacio, and Lisette Correa in front of the mural Transformation Tunnel.
Features

Queer Artists of Color Seek to 'Transform' Narrative About HIV in Atlanta With BeltLine Mural

In a neighborhood hit hard by HIV, the work of five artists celebrates queer people of color thriving with the virus.