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The New York Times
Viewpoints

The New York Times’ 1981 ‘Gay Cancer’ Story Continues to Distort Early AIDS History

As we remember the 39th anniversary of this landmark news story on the unfolding of the HIV pandemic, we must correct the record.

By Ted Kerr
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
HIV population
LGBTQ+

What You Need to Know About HIV in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People in the U.S.

HIV affects many people of various sexual orientations and gender identities living under the LGBTQ+ umbrella—and the reasons behind the statistics explain a lot about why these groups are still so heavily affected by HIV in the U.S. today.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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
COSMO 2b Illustration
Features

Navigating Endometriosis and the Search for Gender Euphoria

For years, Cosmo tried to convince doctors that they needed a hysterectomy. And for years, their doctors didn't listen.

By Hannah Harris Green
Henrietta Hudson
Features

How America’s Longest Continuously Operating Bar for Queer Women Is Fighting to Keep Its Doors Open

While Henrietta Hudson is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are fundraising for their own cause, they are still managing to help those within their community.

By Anni Irish
Celeste Watkins-Hayes.
Interviews

How Women With HIV Have Been 'Remaking a Life' and Changing the World

Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Ph.D., discusses her recent book about women with HIV, the safety net, and activism.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Stacy Jennings and Naina Khanna of Positive Women’s Network
Features

Here’s How One Organization Is Helping Women Living With HIV Cope With the COVID-19 Era

“The impact ... has been devastating on women living with HIV,” says Naina Khanna of Positive Women’s Network.

By Tim Murphy
sexual health
Features

Having Sex During COVID? Here Are Some Sexual Health Resources to Consider

Even with a pandemic going on, it’s crucial to protect and care for your sexual and reproductive health. Here’s how.

By Anni Irish
HIV doula
Features

What Would an HIV Doula Do? Collective Turns Attention to Radical Care in Time of COVID

By raising questions and considerations, these activists remind us to build community in a time of distance by loving, not fearing, each other.

By Jamara Wakefield