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Q&A

My Son Is Living With HIV and Won't Take His Medications. How Do I Help Him?

A parent is concerned because their son is living with HIV but won't take his medication. Here, clinical social worker Nathaniel Currie offers his professional advice.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Holds New Hampshire Town Hall
News Analysis

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.

David Brinkman and Tim Costello credit Jack Bunting
Interviews

Living the Golden Years With HIV in Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs may be a haven with excellent HIV services, but for the many long-term survivors who have retired here, there will be a need for increasing LGBT eldercare in coming years.

Michelle Tabajonda Christopher Alcala Gabriel Maldonado Jorge De Los Santos Sunni Meador
Interviews

A 'TruEvolution' Is Happening in Riverside, California

While most people with HIV in Riverside County are white gay men in Palm Springs, TruEvolution in the city of Riverside provides services to black and Latinx youth impacted by the epidemic.

Tony Christon Walker and Kathie Hiers
Interviews

Despite Stigma, Christian Right Values, and No Medicaid Expansion, AIDS Alabama Makes a Way

Poor, religious, and rife with racial inequality, Alabama embodies the challenges of ending the epidemic in the Deep South, where rural areas and young black men who have sex with men carry the HIV burden.

Two activists at protest holding signs reading "HEALTHCARE for all" and "MEDICARE for all"
Features

Before Trump's Public Charge Policy Begins, Providers Worry Immigrants May Avoid HIV Treatment

The Trump changes to the public charge rule for immigrants applying for citizenship soon go into effect. HIV providers and advocates are concerned about the impact on HIV care for immigrants.

Atlanta, Georgia from above
Personal Stories

After a Month Without My Meds, I Still Had to Face Atlanta's HIV Bureaucracy

Without HIV medication for over a month, Mason finally gets an appointment -- a four-hour ritual of bureaucratic paperwork that's only the beginning of getting linked to care in Atlanta.

Venezuelan people cross the border between Colombia and Venezuela on June 09, 2019 in Paraguachon, Colombia.
News

U.S. Promises Some HIV Meds to Colombia for Venezuelan Refugees

But the process may take months, pending Congressional approval.

Raymond Brickhouse (left) and Rob Newells
Features

Oakland's HIV Epidemic Is a Tale of Two Cities

In a gentrifying city in the shadow of wealthy San Francisco, HIV service providers think of everything -- housing, food assistance, a spiritual community, and electrolysis -- they need to meet people's needs.

Daniel Driffin, Jasmine Tasaki and Eric Paulk.
News

Black LGBT Southern HIV Conference Finds a New Home

After seven years, the Saving Ourselves Symposium will become a project of Southern AIDS Coalition.