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Viewpoints

Sex Work Made Me an HIV Educator

For one sex worker, the job has come with an unintended responsibility: educating clients about living with HIV and the meaning of community.

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Viewpoints

To Combat Homelessness in San Francisco, The City Must Confront Its Anti-Homeless Laws

Outreach worker Antwan Matthews argues for housing and public health approaches, not criminalization of people living on the streets.

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Features

HIV Activists Explain How They Respond to Hatred on Dating Apps

"I consider their ignorance and choose compassion with education and knowledge."

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Features

9 Sex Myths About HIV-Positive People That Need Debunking

In reality, sex-positive education that supports both HIV-positive and HIV-negative people in living their best sex lives can help us stay healthy and joyful.

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News

Russia Wants to Outlaw AIDS Denialism

But it is doing little else to address a growing HIV epidemic.

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Reference

Injecting Meth? Here's What You Definitely Need to Know

Heart and other health complications from "slamming" crystal can be devastating -- even deadly. Thankfully, there are tools to reduce the harm and even get off meth entirely.

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News

People Living With HIV and Disabilities Are Doing It for Themselves

New York City's HIV planning body looks at recommendations for ensuring services meet needs of people with disabilities.

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Interviews

Tunisian Activist Talks About the State of Queer Rights and HIV Criminalization in His Country

"From my perspective, decriminalization is just one step in recognizing the human rights of the members of the queer community," Badr Baabou says.

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Personal Stories

HIV Positive People Are Part of Pride, Too!

As a gay man with HIV in South Africa, Wiseman T. Zondi writes, "I realized that to truly be free, I had to come out once again."

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News Analysis

Why We Need Pride in the Face of Worldwide Oppression, Violence, and HIV

"As we observe this Pride season," writes international HIV advocate George Ayala, "let's embrace human rights and gender equity as inherently critical prerequisites to ending the AIDS pandemic."