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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.

Charles Sanchez sits on a sidewalk in New York City

Angels in Arkansas: My 15-Year AIDS-versary

"I hate this!" Charles Sanchez pouted, as he sat helplessly on the floor of his hospital room. "I feel so pathetic. Christ!" The nurse, Anthony, cooed comfortingly: "I know, honey. Just let it out, darlin'."

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HIV, LGBTQ Groups Refer to 1980s AIDS Crisis in Call for Unity After Orlando Shooting

"As LGBTQ people who lived through the AIDS crisis, we know what it looks like and feels like to be scapegoated and isolated in the midst of a crisis that actually requires solidarity, empathy and collaboration from all quarters," states a letter sig...

On the New Age Movement, From NYC: A Blog Entry by Ben B. Img

On the New Age Movement, From NYC: A Blog Entry by Ben B.

"The fact that mainstream medical science was completely unprepared for the AIDS epidemic meant that the afflicted had to resort to their own means to survive. Meaning, outside of standard medical science."

Antoine Dodson Renounces Homosexuality: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith Img

Antoine Dodson Renounces Homosexuality: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

YouTube pseudo celebrity Antoine Dodson has publicly renounced homosexuality, announcing on Facebook and TMZ that he has become a "True Chosen Hebrew Israelite descendant of Judah," is "no longer into homosexuality" and now wants a wife.....GURL PL...

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part One -- A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D. Img

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part One -- A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D.

"I'm amazed at all the things that can go wrong when trying to suit up before a dive into the love canal of your choice," writes Bob Frascino, M.D., TheBody.com's resident safer sex expert. He's talking about condom use, of course -- including what h...

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In Africa, a Step Backward on Human Rights

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu Hate has no place in the house of God.

No one should be excluded from our love, our compassion or our concern because of race or gender, faith or ethnicity -- or because of their sexual orientation. Nor should anyone...

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Catholics and Condoms: Why What the Pope Says Matters

Introduction What Do Catholics Think? The Church's Work in AIDS A Powerful Lobbyist Condoms4Life

Introduction

During his 2009 trip to Cameroon, a country with an HIV prevalence rate of over 5%, Pope Benedict XVI made a shocking assertion ...

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Editorials, Opinion Pieces Respond to Pope's Statement on Condoms, HIV/AIDS

Newspapers recently published editorials and opinion pieces responding to Pope Benedict XVI's recent statement that condom distribution will not curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Summaries appear below.

Editorials

Seattle Times: "The Catholic ...