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Coping

10 Keys to Living Well With HIV

For many of us, managing HIV is not just about survival; it’s about living well. But what does “living well” actually mean, and what steps can you take to maximize your health and happiness if you’re HIV positive?

By Myles Helfand and JD Davids

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Features

I Got the COVID Vaccine! Now Can I Go Back to Normal? (The Short Answer Is No.)

We still don’t know if the vaccines prevent transmission, so until we do, the masking and social distancing must continue. Sorry!

By Tim Murphy
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Viewpoints

What to Do When You’re SAD for No Apparent Reason

There are many ways to beat seasonal affective disorder before it beats you down.

By Candis Y. McDow and Mathew Rodriguez
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Personal Stories

Finding Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Even the COVID-19 pandemic can’t stop our vulnerable, human hearts from wanting connection.

By Charles Sanchez
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Features

For Many With HIV, Sobriety and Dealing with Addiction During COVID Aren’t Easy

Stress, job loss, and a lack of in-person meetings have made recovery or even harm reduction a challenge amid the pandemic.

By Tim Murphy
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Interviews

Amber Martin Will Recreate Bette Midler’s 1971 Gay Bathhouse Show via Your Laptop on Oct. 22

The beloved downtown New York City vocal powerhouse recorded the socially distanced show this summer on Fire Island.

By Tim Murphy
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Viewpoints

Practicing Self-Care During the Isolation of the Pandemic

COVID-19 is still spreading—and we’re still isolating and socially distancing. Here are some ways to take care of your mental health during the pandemic.

By Candis Y. McDow
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Viewpoints

COVID-19, You’re Driving Me Crazy!

People with HIV were already subject to a range of medical, mental health, and psychosocial challenges before the pandemic. The pandemic itself has exacerbated many of these challenges.

By Michael Broder
J.P. González-Torres and Janeth Almanza tend to a patient in Callen-Lorde's new anti-COVID dental clinic.
Features

The Pandemic Drags On. HIV Folks, Are You Taking Care of Your Teeth?

Top HIV-serving dentists say it’s safe to come back to their offices. And they offer pro tips for maintaining strong chompers at home.

By Tim Murphy
James Wentzy, Tracy McNeil, Catherine Allen
Features

At NYC’s Oldest HIV Residence, Both Fury and Excitement Over Rebuild Plans

Some longtime dwellers of Bailey-Holt House, open since 1986, oppose being displaced, even though they’re invited back.

By Tim Murphy
 Charles Sanchez with glass of Chardonnay.
Personal Stories

The 10-Year Anniversary of My Booze Breakup

Ten years ago, Charles Sanchez passed out on the street and was rescued by his therapist. Today, he’s sober—and life is better than ever.

By Charles Sanchez