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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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What Happens When We Talk About Sex—in Community

Learning about our sexual and erotic desires can in fact be transformative, if not done alone.

By Jaime M. Grant
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Cisgender People Need to Step Aside and Let Trans People Lead the Way

People from marginalized communities know the feeling of being talked over or excluded, but when relating to trans people, we sometimes re-enact those power differences, activist Ian Haddock writes.

By Ian L. Haddock
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The Needed Revival in the Black Church

“The progressive movements the Black church has sparked are some of the most liberating work from any organization; that is what we need from them concerning HIV,” Ian L. Haddock writes.

By Ian L. Haddock
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We Need to Talk About the Downside of U=U

We should always be taking an approach to those living with HIV that centers the totality of their health, not their (detectable or undetectable) status.

By George M. Johnson
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Dallas’ HIV Services Are Robust. But the County’s Numbers Are Still Stubborn, Say Caregivers

Though services are there, workers in Dallas’ HIV caregiving force say that retaining people in these services is a problem.

By Tim Murphy
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Report: U.S. Must Act Fast to Reach HIV/AIDS Goals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that new HIV diagnoses have plateaued.

By Larry Buhl
TheBody: For the Culture -- A World AIDS Day Feature

This World AIDS Day, We're Doin' It for the Culture

TheBody's senior editor discusses the recent explosion of HIV/AIDS-focused arts and culture in the U.S. -- and its long-overdue focus on marginalized communities.

By Kenyon Farrow
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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.

By Ace Robinson
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Sex Work Made Me an HIV Educator

For one sex worker, the job has come with an unintended responsibility: educating clients about living with HIV and the meaning of community.

By Alexander Cheves