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Living Well With HIV

Relationships and Sex

Aaron Anderson with Claire Gasamagera and their son Calvin.
Personal Stories

I Found Love (and Love of Self) After HIV, and You Can Too

In his first time writing publicly about his HIV status, Aaron Anderson details how he learned to love after being diagnosed with HIV.

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Features

With New Ways to Talk About HIV on Hookup Apps, Positive Men Have More Options Than Ever

“Grindr lets me tell guys right in my profile that I’m poz on meds and undetectable. Not only is that very convenient; it also, I believe, helps increase awareness, and helps normalize HIV-positive status.”

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Viewpoints

Sex in the Time of Coronavirus

“While everyone is Zooming their heretofore in-person classes, executive meetings, staff supervision, and professional conferences, we can be Zooming or Skyping or FaceTiming our sex.”

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Viewpoints

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.

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Features

New Experimental Show Brings HIV/AIDS Out of the Undetectable Closet

Performance artists bring together 35 years of art and activism in ‘GENERATOR.’

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Viewpoints

We Should Call Barebacking What It Is: Natural Sex

It’s time to stop shaming queer people for what heterosexuals do all the time.

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Interviews

‘Raw’ Is the Book That Contemplates What It Means to Bareback

Barebacking is not just an act. It’s a stand-in for so many of our feelings about queer sexuality.

Patricia McNeill Shelton (left) with bestie Lesly Afranie
Features

Love or Hate Valentine’s Day, Find Out How Others Enjoy It (Or Get Through It)

The HIV community spills the tea on how they spend The Big V.D.!

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Reference

No-BS Basics on HIV Prevention

Thanks to decades of extensive scientific research, we now have extremely reliable ways to prevent HIV transmission. Here’s a breakdown of the tools you can use to prevent HIV.

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Interviews

Viva Ruiz Wants You to Thank God for Your Abortion

Advocate Viva Ruiz of Thank God for Abortion talks about why she considers reproductive justice to be part of her spirituality, and about her short film, “Chloe Dzubilo: There is a Transolution.”

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Features

How One Queer Dating App Is Making Space for the Queer Community

With its emphasis on users’ desires instead of photos, this app for everyone but cisgender men cranks up the flirtation.