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Mosaic of interviewees. In order clockwise from top left: Cederic Gum, Kehinde Bradmuse, Harriet McNeill, Lady Bug

African-Americans Living With HIV: Memo to Me

We asked African Americans living with HIV: If you could give advice to your younger self, what would you say?

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Features

What It Means to Be Queer and Living With HIV in Nigeria

Queer people with HIV in Nigeria face several threats: stigma, legal troubles and violence.

By Ugonna-Ora Owoh
BLACK TRANS LIVES MATTER
Features

Black Queer People’s Family Structures Are a Blueprint for the Revolution

How Black queer people show up for each other in nontraditional ways should be a lesson for us all.

By Ciarra Jones
BLACK LIVES MATTER + Pride
Personal Stories

We March in the Same Streets

Pride isn’t cancelled this year—in fact, it’s more inclusive than ever.

By Calvin Johnson
Pride + BLM
Features

Nationwide, LGBTQ Pride Groups Scramble to Determine How to Link With #BlackLivesMatter

Already set back by COVID-19, primarily non-Black organizations are walking a line between allyship and appropriation.

By Tim Murphy
Ron Simmons
Features

Remembering Dr. Ron Simmons, Black Gay Activist and HIV Champion Who Was So Much More

From the Vietnam anti-war movement to HIV/AIDS, TheBody remembers this trailblazing activist.

By Juan Michael Porter II
Michael R. Jackson.
Interviews

Black Gay Pulitzer Winner Michael R. Jackson Uses Theater to Challenge HIV and Sexual Stigma

One of the two Black gay Pulitzer winners in 2020 discusses Tyler Perry, loving Black men, and being an ally to people living with HIV.

By Juan Michael Porter II
Jericho Brown.
Interviews

Pulitzer Prize Winner Jericho Brown on His Forebears, HIV, and How to Enjoy Success in the Time of COVID-19

“I feel like I’m part of something much larger than myself,” he told TheBody.

By Tim Murphy
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Viewpoints

The Criminalization of COVID-19 is Happening in New Orleans. We Have Been Here Before.

Louisiana authorities continue to find ways to criminalize Black communities rather than provide for their health and safety.

By S. Mandisa Moore-O’Neal
woman going to work
Viewpoints

For Black People, a ‘Return to Normal’ After the Coronavirus Pandemic Isn’t Enough

Craig Washington argues we must create a new paradigm after COVID-19 where racial disparities aren’t the default reality.

By Craig Washington
Cornelius Mabin.
Interviews

Using Communication Skills and a Chef’s Background to Deal With COVID-19 Quarantine

“Because I lived through so much of the AIDS era, I realized then that we had to stay connected, vigilant, and focused amid bad things.”

By Tim Murphy