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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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Personal Stories

It’s Hard to Be a Proud Bisexual and Be HIV Positive

Steve Spencer was just reckoning with his bisexual identity when he found out he was HIV positive. That complicated his coming out process, he writes.

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News Analysis

California Moves to End HIV Discrimination in Life and Disability Insurance Coverage

HIV will be considered a chronic condition, like others, in insurance underwriting decisions.

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News

NMAC Renames Annual Conference to USCHA Following Community Pushback

Some people living with AIDS were not happy when they were seemingly erased from the annual conference’s name.

Ricky Varghese
Interviews

‘Raw’ Is the Book That Contemplates What It Means to Bareback

Barebacking is not just an act. It’s a stand-in for so many of our feelings about queer sexuality.

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Features

An AIDS Conference Without the Word ‘AIDS’ Earns Community Cheers and Jeers

NMAC, the organization that hosts the annual U.S. Conference on AIDS, changed the gathering’s name to the U.S. Conference on HIV. Some community members aren’t happy.

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Features

The Radical Sex of Serodiscordant Couples

Thanks to advances in HIV treatment and prevention, serodiscordant couples are having a new kind of sex. And it is revolutionary, argues writer Alexander Cheves.

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News Analysis

CBS New York Reporter Fired for Story Falsely Claiming HIV Transmitted Through Saliva

CBS New York flew in the face of science and right into the arms of HIV stigma with an embarrassing tweet and story that tried to paint a man living with HIV as dangerous and his saliva as a weapon.

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Viewpoints

OK, so We Deeply Dislike Donald. What Do We Do Now?

In this op-ed, contributing editor Charles Sanchez breaks down the pros and cons of the Democratic field and explains why he’s settled on his current choice.

Porchia Dees
Personal Stories

I'm a Beautiful Black Queen Living With HIV, Not Stigma

Porchia Dees was born with HIV. After years of struggling with stigma, she's defining her life on her own terms.