Migrant Labor, High Risk Behaviours, and HIV Awareness: A Bangladeshi Story

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Raad Rahman explores the difficulty in fighting HIV among South Asian migrant workers.

When it Comes to Health Care, Young Gay Men are Falling Through the Cracks

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Health-care providers need to view the health of young gay men within a broader context of personal health and not solely defined by HIV.

Flashback 1985: the First FDA HIV Test

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So much has changed since the first HIV test was approved 30 years ago

Study Blames Craigslist Sex for Increased HIV Rates—But the Problem is Much Bigger

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Don’t blame the Internet for increasing rates of HIV in urban areas. Blame a lack of adequate sex education.

Let’s End the Bad Blood Policy

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Seth Thomas looks at one of the many stories behind why the MSM blood policy needs to change…and one man fighting for that change.

Exercise: write a letter to the person who infected you

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Noah Stetzer explores HIV and uncertainty in this sobering poem.

What’s the Difference Between Outbreak and Epidemic?

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Arinjay Banerjee demonstrates the differences in this medical jargon

Monogamous? This STD Doesn’t Care

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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

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“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?

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

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

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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

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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

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