Brian Belovitch has learned many lessons about self-care during his long journey with HIV and trans identity. Now he channels those lessons into his work as a mental health provider.
Diagnosed with HIV in 1987 while living as a trans woman in New York City, long-term survivor Brian Belovitch documents his life and journey in a new memoir.
Cris Lee, a transmasculine, non-binary individual, provides some tips for taking control of the health care experience.
Roxsana Hernández, an HIV-positive Honduran trans woman, died on May 25 inside a detention center in the custody of U.S. immigration officials due to the neglect and apathy of the officers detaining her.
"When I contracted HIV, the hardest thing was not accepting that I had it, but deciding how I would explain it to my daughter," Evonne Kaho writes.
"Petty's vision of American girls was expansive and he was on what I'll just loosely refer to as 'our side': the side that bridges trauma and resistance."