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No Matter What Gender You Choose to Be, We Can All Stand up and Fight for Human Rights

Hello there readers: I was listening to the local rock station this past week, enjoying classic rock music. There was a break in the music, and this was said: "President Trump wants to hire an elite group of people to fight violent criminals. Show More Summary

You Might Have Less HIV In Your Body Than Your Doctors Think

While defective forms of HIV were thought to be harmless, studies show they're tricking our immune systems into thinking we have more HIV in our bodies than is the case.

Stars Come Out to Help End The Global Water Crisis

The Thirst Gala is an annual star-studded event aimed at raising awareness of the global water crisis.

Sean McKenna: Life With AIDS Isn't So Damn "Fabulous"

Last December I attended the most moving, transcendent World AIDS Day program I have witnessed in years. That's not saying much, of course. These evenings are usually well-meaning but maudlin, featuring tearful eulogies while we hold up candles that drip on our fingers and we revisit personal losses that I put to rest a long time ago. Show More Summary

Playing Music.

Though I do read music, I hate playing scores. My mind sees the notes that comprise the chord on a page and will fight to play anything except those actual positions, preferring to find my own chord spellings. However, entering rehearsals...Show More Summary

Dr. Mark Wainberg, Pioneering HIV Research Doctor, Dies at 71 Years Old

Dr. Mark Wainberg, microbiologist and creator of 3TC passed away and left a legacy of advocacy behind for other passionate scientists, researchers, and activists to follow.

I’m a Black Nerd Who Went on PrEP

A self-described black queer nerd with a penchant for social justice, activism and community involvement, who also loves sex, weighs in on the benefits of PrEP

Helping Women Living with HIV Is a Priority

Rates of HIV among African American women is still high and roughly 68 percent of women living with HIV rely on Medicaid for at least part of their medical care — cuts in the program will affect them most.

Med Side Effects: Thinking About How HIV Affects Us Physically

I don't know for sure what all the side effects are of my new once-a-day HIV pill Genvoya [elvitegravir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide] are, but since I've been taking it I have been having all kinds of issues. On Feb. Show More Summary

Earth Day is Almost Here: Celebrate with these New and Eco-Friendly Cannabis Products

Research continues to uncover the benefits of cannabis use for those living with HIV. In honor of 4/20 Day and Earth Day, check out some hip new cannabis products hitting shelves.

The Unmet Sexual Health Rights of Young People

This National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, Advocates for Youth spent the day educating and spreading awareness. There's still a long road ahead.

New PSA Brings Gay Caregivers Out of the Shadows

There are nearly 16 million American men who act as unpaid caregivers to their loved ones. It's time we talk about them.

Worst Song Title Ever

Last night at dinner with our friend, Mary Jo Catlett, who is in town for the opening of "Hello Dolly" with Bette Midler, the waiter told us of the most romantic moment he had with his new beau: When the boyfriend said, of the site where they met,"I'm gonna delete my account for you. Show More Summary

Health Care Gains Made Under Obamacare Remain at Risk

Although Republicans were not able to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the future remains unclear with LBGT and people of color likely to lose out the most.

Can I Get an Infection From Receiving Oral Sex?

Whether it's the common cold, the flu, or an STI, how possible is it to catch an infectious disease while being a "receiver" during oral sex?

You’re Not Fat, It’s Just Your HIV Meds

New report offers a consensus statement on obesity and HIV-related fatty deposits.

Why Is HIV Testing Vital to Trans Health?

Tomorrow is National Transgender HIV Testing Day. Get in the know with why getting tested and knowing your status is important to trans folks everywhere.

New HIV reservoir discovered

Scientists have identified a new cell in the body where HIV persists despite treatment. This discovery has major implications for cure research.

Scientists Discovered a Way to Create HIV-Resistant Cells

It might sound too good to be true, but a new generation of cells are now able to block HIV altogether.

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