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Discrimination Against People With HIV Is Illegal. Here's What to Do if It Happens to You

If you've been the target of HIV-related discrimination, know you are not alone. There are laws to protect you, and people and organizations prepared to help. Understand your rights and use these tips to take action.

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The HIV Epidemic? Elizabeth Warren Has a (Very Good) Plan for That

Elizabeth Warren's newly released plan for LGBTQ Americans proves she gets the epidemic on a level beyond just medical and personal.

Protestors occupy the steps on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol in protest of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, October 6, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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Women With HIV Look Back on Confronting Supporters of Justice Brett Kavanaugh

Unity and struggling together can help us make it through -- and help us heal when we face trauma, lifelong organizer JD Davids writes.

Bowers V Hardwick protest in Washington DC, 1986
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As Supreme Court Hearing on LGBTQ Rights Approaches, An Activist Looks Back at 1987 SCOTUS Protests

As U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on cases that may roll back LGBTQ legal protections, activist Tripp Reed prepares to risk arrest again.

People marching with anBi, a bisexual organization, carry a bisexual flag in the 43rd L.A. Pride Parade on June 9, 2013 in West Hollywood, California.
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We've Always Been Here: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Bisexual Visibility Day

Activist Khafre Kujichagulia Abif writes about the importance of fighting stigma and HIV health disparities for bisexuals.

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Features

9 Bad Sex Experiences That HIV-Positive People Face

If you're living with HIV and hooking up, one of these may happen to you. But, don't worry, some people have checked their pozphobia.

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Personal Stories

Talking About Sex and STIs With My Nigerian Parents

A young person confronts shame and silence to reclaim their sexuality, with or without their family's support.

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How to Make Sure Your HIV Status Doesn't Define You in the Workplace

These tips can help you make decisions about disclosure, taking care of your health, and protecting yourself from discrimination.

Cityscape of Singapore city, aerial view to Supertree Grove, Cloud Forest and Flower Dome in Gardens by the bay during the day
News Analysis

In Singapore, an HIV Criminalization Case Tests the Country's Outdated Laws

The friend of an HIV-positive man jailed in Singapore argues that governments have a duty to protect people living with HIV from stigma and unfair criminal prosecution.

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Personal Stories

Despite How Common It Is, an HPV Diagnosis Still Carries Stigma

Almost everyone has had human papillomavirus (HPV) at some point in their life, but most of us still know very little about it.

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A Friendship Across Prison Walls

Incarcerated writer Tim Hinkhouse interviews his friend Betty about their shared experiences of living with HIV, loneliness, and loss.