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Gender Inequality and HIV in South Africa: Learning From Dr. Wendee Wechsberg of RTI's Global Gender Center

My blog entry this month is a little different from my usual writings. I had the opportunity to interview one of the world's leading researchers in gender inequality who specializes in HIV and AIDS. On April 12, 2016, RTI International,...Show More Summary

The Nearly Naked AIDS Advocate

When Benjamin "Ben" Ryan began taking dance classes ten years ago, the personal venture was a complete whim. After all, he was in his late twenties at the time -- ancient for a beginning dancer -- and by his own admission, was "just awful" for the first few years of classes. Show More Summary

I Fight for What's Right: Equal Treatment for All

I recently got an email from a man in New Jersey who shared his story with me, which just touched my heart. I was saddened when he asked whether I would have a problem with him being gay because I identify myself as being straight. Read more...

Are You Actually Safer Than You Think?

A recent study of people on antiretrovirals showed the disconnect between a person’s viral load and their view of their likelihood of transmitting HIV.

10 Things I Learned from HIV is Not a Crime II

Shocking details about HIV criminalization cases, sex worker intersectionality, and how activists are fighting back.

#56 of Our Most Amazing HIV-Positive People of 2016: David Frank Ray

This beauty industry icon wants women over 50 to know there's allure in experience and its sexy to be self-confident.

Clinton Promises She’ll Reform HIV Criminalization Laws

Clinton’s remarks just one element of a moving opening presentation at the second HIV is Not a Crime conference.

Second HIV is Not a Crime Convention Draws Advocates from Across the U.S.

On the heels of success decriminalizing HIV in Colorado activists gather to share information and training.

Birthday Reflections on Self-Managing Mental Health in Prison

On April 12, 2016, I turned 46 years old and I'm thankful that I still have decent health. I recently had a blood draw and am expecting to see the doctor soon. He'll probably tell me that my health is stable and he'll see me again in six months and so on. Show More Summary

Positive Attitude

I am always telling women that you must make up your mind about how you feel being positive. If you don't have a good mental attitude about being positive, then you will never begin to live your best life while living with HIV. Read more...

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