Stephen Osgood and Jeff Berry

Planning for Retirement While Living With HIV

Whether you're on public assistance or you're more well off, there are things you can do to plan for a secure future.

By Tim Murphy


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Before the Storm: The Inside Story of the Earliest News Coverage on HIV/AIDS

Before Jun 5, 1981—before the infamous CDC report and the article in The New York Times that brought mainstream attention to a new epidemic—there was physician-reporter Larry Mass and the New York Native.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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What an Older Queer Man Wants in the Dating Pool

“I am not paying for everything because I am trying to buy you off, but because I want a fulfilling experience—and I don’t allot time to go back and forth on what someone can afford.”

By Henry Philyaw
It's a Sin

'It's a Sin' Is a Teary Eyed History Lesson

It’s a Sin, on HBO Max is a five-part drama takes place in 1980s gay London, right at the dawn of the AIDS crisis. The production is a huge hit in the UK, and it’s the first mainstream show in Britain featuring an HIV storyline.

By Charles Sanchez
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This Charity Is Carving Out a Safe Space for Women Living With Menopause and HIV

Many people who experience menopause are not prepared by their health care providers—and for people living with HIV, it’s even more confusing. With a recently published guide and other outreach efforts, Sophia Forum aims to change that.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Pamela Sneed

The ‘Funeral Diva’ Pamela Sneed Remembers AIDS, Art, and Activism in New Book

Black lesbian poet and activist Pamela Sneed discusses her latest collection of essays and poems, ‘Funeral Diva.’

By Kenyon Farrow
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New 'San Francisco Principles' Turn the Spotlight on HIV Long-Term Survivors

“We’re demanding research into our physical condition and help with the mental issues of isolation, loneliness, and grief.”

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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HIV and Older People

Anyone can get HIV, including older people, HIVinfo reports in this fact sheet. According to the CDC, in 2016, nearly half of the people in the United States living with diagnosed HIV were aged 50 and older.

By HIVinfo
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Longtime Survivor Eric Rhein’s Art Book 'Lifelines' Marries ’90s Gay Portraiture and Delicate Collage Art

The new tome features gorgeous imagery of Rhein and his AIDS-era friends and lovers, some of whom are no longer with us.

By Tim Murphy
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One Key to Living Longer With HIV? Sit Less and Move More, Expert Urges

Margaret Danilovich, Ph.D., D.P.T., shares the latest knowledge on HIV and aging—and some guidance from her perspective as a physical therapist.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Timothy Ray Brown, the First Person Known To Be Cured of HIV, Has Died of Cancer at 54

A recurrence of the very leukemia that led to his revolutionary HIV-curing stem-cell transplant has taken the life of Brown, who died in Palm Springs on Sept. 29.

By Tim Murphy