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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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Leilah Babirye and Amanda Lugg
Personal Stories

At This Harlem Meetup, LGBTQ Immigrants Seeking Asylum in the U.S. Bond and Laugh

The group is a chance to iron out legal challenges, trade tips on shelter and jobs, and simply enjoy some food and fellowship.

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Features

Five Books on HIV in the Black Community Everyone Should Have

These are not the only books, but they’re a great place to start.

Ashton P Woods credit Ashton P Woods for Texas Campaign
Interviews

This Houston Black Lives Matter Activist Is Running for Texas State Representative

Ashton P. Woods is the first Black, gay, openly HIV-positive person to run for a state seat in Texas.

Emil Wilbekin credit Warren White
Interviews

Emil Wilbekin Is Our Native Son and Afropunk’s Renaissance Man

“I wanted to create a space where we would come together and be forced to look each other in the eye, say hello, speak to each other, and serve as a mirror to each other.”

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Viewpoints

The Needed Revival in the Black Church

“The progressive movements the Black church has sparked are some of the most liberating work from any organization; that is what we need from them concerning HIV,” Ian L. Haddock writes.

Book cover of 'Homie' by Danez Smith; head shot of Danez Smith
Viewpoints

How Danez Smith’s New Book, ‘Homie,’ Holds Us

While fewer poems deal with HIV than in their last work, ‘Homie’ is no less poignant.

André De Shields
Interviews

Broadway Legend André De Shields Is Thriving at His Own Pace

The 74-year-old Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award–winning iconoclast for the first time discusses conquering HIV and continuing to break new artistic ground in the name of Africa.

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Personal Stories

So You've Disclosed Your HIV Status to a Love Interest. Now What?

Sex and intimacy can be a challenge if your HIV-negative partner is still afraid of you.

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HIV Among African Americans

This fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention includes the latest statistics available on HIV within Black communities in the U.S.

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Personal Stories

Healing Is an Important Part of an HIV Diagnosis

Sure, there are physical and lifestyle changes that come along with an HIV diagnosis. But just as important is taking time to heal from trauma.