“Even at nearly 85, Larry was still a little boy,” said Webster.
From the Vietnam anti-war movement to HIV/AIDS, TheBody remembers this trailblazing activist.
“The impact ... has been devastating on women living with HIV,” says Naina Khanna of Positive Women’s Network.
The activist for the rights of Black women and immigrants living with HIV is remembered by friend and colleague Martha Cameron, M.P.H.
Even in mass loss, hope springs eternal.
“As with AIDS, the political machinations, denial, and ignorance over the proven science has been traumatic and a source of anger, despair, and depression at times.”
“The heart emoji, the prayer hands emoji, the crying face emoji—and the last touch, the flower emoji. These are goodbyes on this plane, as we yearn to be forever connected in the life that comes after.”
African Americans Are Bearing the Brunt of the Coronavirus Pandemic—Including My Family in Albany, Georgia
HIV advocate Ace Robinson writes about the devastating impact of losing several family members to COVID-19.
In the underfunded world of early 1980s HIV care, Candy Marcum worked at a Dallas-based resource center that opened up a hotline for gay men with HIV when it was still called GRID.
As the owner of Jewel's Catch One, Jewel Thais-Williams used the money from her business to support AIDS organizations and as a space to host fundraisers.