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Ed Buck

We Need to Protect Black Gay Men If We Want to Stop People Like Ed Buck

Ed Buck’s reign of terror reflects how little we care for Black gay men.

By Malik Saaka
John Barry in rural New York.

Philly Proves It: Opening Safe-Injection Sites in the U.S. Will Be a Long, Hard Slog

What seemed imminent a few years ago is bogged down in community resistance in cities nationwide. But while overdose deaths continue, activists go on chipping away at the backlash.

By Tim Murphy
Pete Buttigieg superimposed over Capitol building

Can Pete Buttigieg End the HIV Epidemic?

Despite having some smart policies, Pete Buttigieg, according to writer Brian Gaither, doesn’t seem to have a firm grasp on the gravity of the AIDS epidemic.

By Brian Gaither
John Delaney superimposed over Capitol building

Can John Delaney End the HIV Epidemic?

John Delaney is most famous at this point for getting dunked on by Elizabeth Warren in a near-campaign-ending jab on health care. So, can this guy actually do anything positive for America’s HIV epidemic?

By Brian Gaither
linda seiter and brent hartke

Injection Drugs Enhance a Surge of HIV Along the Ohio River

Caracole, an HIV/AIDS services provider in Cincinnati, has responded to a spike in HIV there by expanding harm reduction, housing, and pre-exposure prophylaxis.

By Tim Murphy