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Swiping Left on the Margins

Being black and dating online is difficult. When you're a black couple looking to find a third, the mechanics of finding someone get even trickier.

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Connection to HIV Care Helps Hardly Reached U.S. Populations Suppress the Virus

A recent study found that efforts focused on bringing LGBTQ people of color back into HIV care can be very successful in major cities such as Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, and Boston.

Damien Center staffers left to right: Maxine Wallace, Intensive Housing Coordinator, Devon Martin, Care Coordinator, Alan Witchey, President and CEO

Indianapolis HIV Service Providers Persevere Amid Stigma and Lack of Funding

In conservative Central Indiana, this LGBTQ-run agency transcended its repressive origins and helps people with HIV who are discriminated against at other local institutions.

Elton John AIDS Foundation Commemorates its 25th Year and honors Founder Sir Elton John

Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces U.S. Grantmaking After Extensive Overhaul

Following months of uncertainty, funding of transgender and black gay organizations will continue in partnership with AIDS United.

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California Man Denied Service at Barbershop for HIV Status Wins Court Case

Nikko Briteramos won his court case and is now advocating to end stigma in black businesses, including barbershops.

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HIV Activist Jumps Into the Philadelphia City Council Race

Housing and displacement are a major focus of their campaign.

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HepConnect Initiative Aims to Reduce Hepatitis C in the Heart of the Opioid Epidemic

The Harm Reduction Coalition is launching a new strategy of supporting local advocates in five key states of the Appalachian region.

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Adult Film Star Jacen Zhu Turns HIV and Crystal Meth Activist With New Campaign to #TakedownTina

As more attention is being paid to black and Latinx queer men who have become addicted to meth, Jacen Zhu is taking it a step further than just discussing his own use.

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Q&A: Dr. Joseph Gathe, HIV-Treatment Specialist

Q&A: Dr. Joseph Gathe, HIV-Treatment Specialist More than 10,000 HIV-positive people nationwide have learned their serostatus since 2007 because of a routine-testing project to increase testing and HIV knowledge in the Black community, funded by the ...