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Max Westerman and Sean Strub

Being a Gay, HIV-Positive Mayor of a Small Town: New Film Documents an Activist's Rise in the Trump Era

Sean Strub founded the HIV publication POZ and the advocacy group The Sero Project. Now he's showcased in a documentary that tells the story of how he became the mayor of Milford, Pennsylvania.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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How Telehealth Platforms Make It Easy to Get PrEP

In some places, getting PrEP and other sexual health services using digital platforms is getting easier.

By Larry Buhl
Amirage Saling Elwood Stroder credit Natalie Faulkenburg

Fighting HIV in a State Facing One of the Nation’s Worst Poverty Rates

Young gay and bisexual men of color, transgender women, and people who use injection drugs are the most vulnerable groups to HIV in Kentucky.

By Tim Murphy
top of church

The Needed Revival in the Black Church

“The progressive movements the Black church has sparked are some of the most liberating work from any organization; that is what we need from them concerning HIV,” Ian L. Haddock writes.

By Ian L. Haddock
Oklahoma State Capitol Building and Flag

Even Without Medicaid Expansion, Oklahoma HIV Service Providers Refuse to Let Anyone Fall Through the Cracks

“Somehow, in this state, it is more sinful to be poor and need help than it is to rob a bank.”

By Tim Murphy
John Delaney superimposed over Capitol building

Can John Delaney End the HIV Epidemic?

John Delaney is most famous at this point for getting dunked on by Elizabeth Warren in a near-campaign-ending jab on health care. So, can this guy actually do anything positive for America’s HIV epidemic?

By Brian Gaither
Sen. Michael Bennet superimposed over capitol building

Can Michael Bennet End the HIV Epidemic?

The moderate Colorado senator doesn’t have the worst record when it comes to HIV, but he lacks the bold vision needed to end the epidemic, according to activist Barb Cardell.

By Barb Cardell
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Advocates Sound Alarm on Climbing HIV Rates for Latinx Communities

What will it take to end the HIV epidemic among Latinx people in the U.S.? Community advocates and researchers weigh in on the issue -- and offer solutions.

By Larry Buhl
Angel

This Immigrant Living With HIV Lost His Leg -- But Gained a Clown Career

"I was in a coma," Angel recalls, "and God spoke to me and said, 'I don't want you to sit down in a corner -- you're going to walk again and live your life with a purpose.'"

By Tim Murphy
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Holds New Hampshire Town Hall

The HIV Epidemic? Elizabeth Warren Has a (Very Good) Plan for That

Elizabeth Warren's newly released plan for LGBTQ Americans proves she gets the epidemic on a level beyond just medical and personal.

By Mathew Rodriguez