Monogamous? This STD Doesn’t Care


There’s a new STI on the rise, and here’s what you need to know about Lyme Disease. Yes, Lyme Disease.

Rifling Through A Dead Man’s Papers

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A life in a box of papers untouched for almost twenty years.

Why We Must Move Beyond Condoms and into Cultures of Desire


“Messages that focus solely on condom use do not engage with the psychological and social issues that inflame people’s desires to engage in risk-taking behaviour,” writes Angelus Morningstar.

Today’s HIV & AIDS – Is Your Family At Risk?


Report suggests ages 13-24 are higher risk periods for HIV infections

Joep Lange: A Brave HIV Researcher, a Great Friend and Colleague


Professor Lange’s friend and colleague David Cooper reflects on their work together and Lange’s legacy.

An Open Letter To Same Gender Loving Black Men


Dr. David J. Malebranche shares the heartbreaking loss of his friend, Warner, and how the story of his life has a chance to impact us all.

When Young Hearts and AIDS Collide

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The release of HBO’s The Normal Heart stirred up Shadley Grei’s memories of how his own coming out was impacted by the start of the AIDS epidemic.

1996: Guyhood … The Early Years (Part II)

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The last full viewing of the AIDS Quilt is among the many events within the second half of 1996–your childhood.

The Death of Jekyll & Hyde


Riffing on a familiar narrative, Steven Cordova presents a narrative of disease and duality which is both achingly beautiful and oddly sweet.

I Was Jailed for My Work on HIV in Iran, But the Tide is Turning


The inspirational story of two brothers who worked to combat HIV, and the Iranian government who wanted to quiet them.

Revolution vs. Reform: Marriage, Floats and Rose Parades


Two men, Aubrey Loots and Danny Leclair, made history of sorts by holding their marriage ceremony atop a giant wedding cake float in front of an estimated 80 million viewers world-wide at the 125th Rose Parade on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California.

Life on the Societal Fringe: Marginalization & HIV


Wilhelm Cortez on a few ways we marginalize others, and the devastating impact this can have on individuals and societies.

Homelessness is a Major LGBT Issue


As a new report from the Center for American Progress details, LGBT people, especially LGBT youth, are at a far greater risk not only of winding up homeless, but being abused on the streets as well.

UN Celebrates ‘Dramatic Progress’ in Global Fight Against AIDS


The international organization credited the “dramatic progress” in combating the disease to the steadily expanding access to treatment.

An Open Letter to the Author of ‘How Circumcision Broke the Internet’

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Brian Earp believes circumcision is worth talking about. And he would like Mr. Stern and the editors of Slate to know why.

Arkansas Public School Bans Three Students for Possibly Being HIV-Positive


Despite significant medical advances that help HIV-positive Americans live increasingly longer and healthier lives, many people still have widespread misconceptions about how the virus is actually spread.