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As the World Re-Opens, Sex Workers Must Decide for Themselves When It’s Safe to Return to Work

With COVID-19 continuing to spread, sex workers have found their options narrowing.

By Bobby Box
Ed Buck

We Need to Protect Black Gay Men If We Want to Stop People Like Ed Buck

Ed Buck’s reign of terror reflects how little we care for Black gay men.

By Malik Saaka
Jerry Falwell Jr

Jerry Falwell Jr. Allegedly Likes to Watch. He’s Not Alone.

Watching your partner have sex with someone else is often called “cuckolding” or “hotwifing.” But it’s not just for straight men. And, say experts, it’s perfectly healthy.

By Tim Murphy
Arianna Inurritegui-Lint

This Trans Latina Living With HIV Is Serving Her Florida Community—And Suing Trump for Health Care Discrimination

“Access to health care is a human right,” says Arianna Inurritegui-Lint, the founder of Arianna’s Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

By Tim Murphy
digital sex work

Sex Work Has Moved From IRL to URL

Already hurt by the closing of Backpage and other sites where they could practice sex work safely, sex workers face all new challenges under COVID isolation.

By Malik Saaka
HIV self test

HIV Self-Care and COVID-19: Lessons for the Future of the HIV Response

COVID-19 has shown that patients are more than capable of taking a bigger role in their health care. How does that translate to HIV care?

By Mathew Rodriguez
wrecking ball

For Trans People to Access PrEP, Systemic Barriers Have to Go

Clinics and AIDS service organizations have a responsibility to make sure their programs are welcoming and accessible to trans people.

By Mathew Rodriguez
Lindsey Graham GOP Senators

Gay Sex Rumors Aside, Lindsey Graham’s LGBTQ Record Is a Flaming Trash Dumpster

Questions about the senator’s sexuality are swirling, but his votes on queer lives matter more.

By Juan Michael Porter II
DC life

After Years of HIV Rates Dropping, Washington, D.C. Struggles to Get to the End of the Epidemic

Organizations like Us Helping Us are working to support communities that continue to be highly impacted.

By Tim Murphy
webinar

America Has Responded to Outbreaks With Fear and Discrimination Many Times Before. With Coronavirus, We Can Do Better

On April 16, TheBody hosted a livestream panel discussion entitled “Policing Pandemics: Criminalization From HIV to COVID-19.” We invited four pillars of HIV advocacy to speak with us about our current moment, offer guidance on what to do next, and answer questions from the audience.

By Myles Helfand