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Linda Villarosa runs the journalism program at the City College of New York. She writes frequently about health issues and traveled to Melbourne as a volunteer reporter for Black AIDS Daily.

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Stigma and Discrimination Are Killing Gay Men -- News From the International AIDS Conference

(2) Comments | Posted July 31, 2014 | 1:27 PM

What is the effect of the new, repressive anti-LGBT laws around the world?

"We have evidence to show that the law is killing people."

These are the words of Ifeanyi Orazulike (pictured), who runs a clinic for MSM and trans women in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria....

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Gay in Zambia

(13) Comments | Posted July 23, 2012 | 4:37 PM

Those of us who are black and gay approach Africa with deeply conflicted feelings. On a recent trip to Zambia, along with my point-and-shoot and anti-malaria medication, I packed equal parts pride and shame, curiosity and fear.

Homosexuality is illegal in nearly 40 African countries, and in the harshest nations...

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