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Pup Play Helps People Keep Sense of Community Alive During COVID-19

With another wave of COVID crashing down on us and Trump supporters looting the Capitol, who wouldn’t rather be a “big dumb dog”?

By Mo Wilson
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Cardi B’s Divorce Is Arousing the Morality Police

It’s nobody’s business what Black women or gay men living with HIV do in their bedrooms—and it’s not our fault if we get HIV.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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We Talked To ‘Hedwig’ Creator John Cameron Mitchell About His New COVID-era Benefit Album

The very political New American Dream is how the actor, musician, and director overcame a coronavirus slump and collaborated remotely with a new generation of queer artists.

By Tim Murphy
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An HIV Doctor Offers the Latest Science-Backed Advice on Dealing With Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Malebranche has been recording videos that answer some of the most pressing questions asked by people living with HIV, and that share practical guidance on important things to keep in mind.

By Myles Helfand
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Taking the Long View on Health: Tracking the Impact of Aging in Rural South Africa

In this article from The Conversation, a team of scientists shares the latest insights into the unique challenges faced by people living with HIV in South Africa as they grow older.

By Jennifer Manne-Goehler, Chodziwadziwa Kabudula, Francesc Xavier Gomez-Olive Casas and Kathleen Kahn
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Red Hot Organization Turns 30 With A History of Music and Fundraising for HIV/AIDS

The Red Hot Organization was founded in New York City 30 years ago. Producing dozens of original compilation albums, their work has funded the AIDS movement and educated a generation on the HIV epidemic.

By Stephen Hicks
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Her Fortune Is Her Face: Trans Activist Rajee Narinesingh

After sharing her story of underground plastic surgery on the show Botched, Rajee Narinesingh continues to be a beacon of light and hope for other trans women around the world.

By Charles Sanchez
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Emergency Contraception: Here's What You Should Know

These three forms of emergency contraception can keep you from becoming pregnant after having unprotected sex, or if your birth control method fails.

By Janelle King
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In the Bible Belt, Memphis HIV Advocates Work Against Religious Stigma, Poverty, and Miseducation

"We still have people here who think you can get HIV from a toilet seat, and families who make HIV-positive members eat on the porch on Thanksgiving. They've heard that you can't get HIV that way, but for some reason they don't believe it."

By Tim Murphy