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How Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Could Affect Queer Americans

The new Supreme Court justice’s extreme right-wing views could affect health care access in many ways, from reproductive health care to funding for HIV prevention.

By Anni Irish
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Can HIV Meds Interact With COVID-19 Treatment? Here’s What We Know So Far

Whether it’s remdesivir, corticosteroids, convalescent plasma, or monoclonal antibodies, we’ve got the latest expert info on what people living with HIV and their clinicians need to keep in mind.

By Larry Buhl
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How Practicing Kink Helps Keep People with Disabilities Connected to Their Desires

Disabled activists explain how BDSM has helped them heal and grow.

By Emmett Patterson
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The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Perfect Storm for People With Substance Use Disorders and Addiction

Between social distancing, depression caused by loss and unemployment, and the shortage of services caused by austerity measures, people struggling with substance use have many challenges and little support.

By Tuyishime Claire Gasamagera
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NYC’s Leather Daddy HIV Czar Is Going to the CDC—And Advocates Nationwide Are Thrilled

Demetre Daskalakis, M.D., who led New York City through seven years of bold programs that made the city’s HIV rates plunge, will take his prevention vision national starting Dec. 21.

By Tim Murphy
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‘Born to Be’ Is a New Documentary About NYC’s Pioneering Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Surgery

We talked to director Tania Cypriano about this moving film, which premieres online Nov. 18.

By Tim Murphy
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As the Trump Era Ends, HIV Activists Need to Go Big or Go Home

In this kind of environment, sticking to our business-as-usual HIV advocacy isn’t going to be enough, argues contributing editor and longtime activist Kenyon Farrow.

By Kenyon Farrow
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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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Remembering Rusti Miller-Hill, Whose Life Spanned Multiple Women’s Movements

“She just didn’t know how many people she touched, and helped, and made feel good.”

By Olivia G. Ford
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I’m Restarting PrEP After a Few Months Off. How Long Before It Can Protect Me From HIV?

An approach called "on-demand" or "2-1-1" dosing can quickly bring PrEP up to highly protective levels.

By Damon L. Jacobs, L.M.F.T.