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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.

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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."

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

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.

Dedra Spears-Johnson and Juan DeCosta

Prince George's County Steps Out of D.C.'s Shadow to Address HIV

It may be suburbia, but Prince George's County HIV service providers are hard at work fighting poverty-related health risks and expanding sexual health education.

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Fighting a Rising HIV Epidemic Among Latino Gay and Bisexual Men in Phoenix

Fear of retaliation from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is complicating the already-tricky business of HIV prevention in Arizona's Maricopa county, the fastest-growing county in America.

Noel Twilbeck, Donna Ford and Dorian-Gray Alexander

In Post-Katrina New Orleans, HIV Rates Have Fallen While PrEP and HIV Care Have Increased

Poverty, stigma and racial health disparities drive HIV rates that are among the nation's highest. But expanded Medicaid and PrEP access seem to have contributed to a recent drop in new cases.

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HIV Activists Explain How They Respond to Hatred on Dating Apps

"I consider their ignorance and choose compassion with education and knowledge."

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9 Sex Myths About HIV-Positive People That Need Debunking

In reality, sex-positive education that supports both HIV-positive and HIV-negative people in living their best sex lives can help us stay healthy and joyful.

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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.?