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.
More than two decades after accepting a 12-year plea deal, the HIV-positive New Yorker remains in state custody.
In California’s East Bay, activists are bringing food to people experiencing homelessness, while larger nonprofits are unable to provide meals or masks.
By raising questions and considerations, these activists remind us to build community in a time of distance by loving, not fearing, each other.
An effective response to COVID-19 must ensure that people who are the most marginalized are able to access the means to practice public health protocols.
Check out Charles Sanchez’s convos with HIV community members around the country every Thursday at 2 p.m. EST on TheBody’s IG.
As shelter-in-place violation arrests increase nationwide, HIV criminal law reform activists question the way forward.
Even in mass loss, hope springs eternal.
From PEPFAR to Ryan White and from HIV criminalization to the HIV travel ban, we describe the biggest pieces of HIV legislation and HIV-related policies in U.S. history—some of which have changed things for the better, and some for the worse.
New York City Is Teaming Up With Nonprofits to Get COVID-Positive Homeless Folks into Medically Managed Hotels
Residents are coming in with underlying conditions including kidney failure, mental illness—and HIV.
America Has Responded to Outbreaks With Fear and Discrimination Many Times Before. With Coronavirus, We Can Do Better
On April 16, TheBody hosted a livestream panel discussion entitled “Policing Pandemics: Criminalization From HIV to COVID-19.” We invited four pillars of HIV advocacy to speak with us about our current moment, offer guidance on what to do next, and answer questions from the audience.