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Mark Schlissel

University of Michigan President Draws Students’ Ire After Harmful HIV Rhetoric

Students demand a public apology, closure of the school until safety protocols can be implemented, and a place at the planning table for marginalized communities.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Prevention Experts, Community, Sound Alarm on LA’s Meth Crisis

COVID-19 may be fueling an increase in meth use, not reducing it.

By Larry Buhl
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The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Another Instance of Black Death in America

Black people are left to die so that the American dream can continue to thrive.

By Ciarra Jones
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COVID-19 Doesn’t Stop HIV Support Group From ‘Living Successfully’

Zooming in on new technology, these New Yorkers battle an old problem.

By Charles Sanchez
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What It Means to Be Queer and Living With HIV in Nigeria

Queer people with HIV in Nigeria face several threats: stigma, legal troubles and violence.

By Ugonna-Ora Owoh
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The #BlackLivesMatter Movement Has Finally Gripped Fire Island, New York’s Gay Elites

As protests erupted nationwide in the wake of the police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, the #BlackLivesMatter movement came the LGBTQ-dominant communities of Fire Island’s Pines and Cherry Grove in New York.

By Tim Murphy
Oscar Lopez CEO, Poderosos & Founder of South Texas Equality Projects.

This Is How LGBTQ Latinx Folks Are Facing the Impact of COVID-19 at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Groups like Poderosos, Team Brownsville, and Angry Tías and Abuelas are working around the clock to help those most in need.

By Tim Murphy
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Black Pride Events Have Been Canceled Due to COVID-19. But What Happens to HIV Testing, Prevention, and Outreach Efforts?

Losing major public events to reach people who are undiagnosed or need connection to care may harm efforts to end the HIV epidemic.

By George M. Johnson
NYC Unity Project.

COVID-19 Budget Cuts Are Quashing NYC’s Brand-New Summer Career Program for LGBTQ Homeless Youth

The project, funded at $2.7 million over four years, was to start July 1. Queer youth and their allies are devastated.

By Tim Murphy
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Homelessness and COVID-19

In California’s East Bay, activists are bringing food to people experiencing homelessness, while larger nonprofits are unable to provide meals or masks.

By Antwan Matthews