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7 Incredible Artists Who Lost Their Lives To HIV

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.01.2015 | Gay Voices

During the height of the AIDS epidemic, we lost millions of people on a global level. Today, Dec. 1, 2015, marks World Aids Day -- a time for us to r...

These 17 Posters Powerfully Document The AIDS Epidemic Over The Last 30 Years

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.01.2015 | Gay Voices

As we move further and further into the 21st century, more and more people in The United States are finally gaining access to affordable prevention a...

Here's What It's Like To Live With HIV In 2015

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.01.2015 | Gay Voices

What is it like to be HIV-positive in 2015? We've come a long way as far as HIV treatment and prevention is concerned. However, stigma is still alive ...

An HIV Nurse Shares Her Patients' Stories Through Art

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 12.01.2015 | World

Tuesday is World AIDS Day, and a nurse who treated HIV patients in the Central African Republic wants the world to learn more about the virus and its ...

This World AIDS Day, the Dalai Lama Offers Wisdom on Solving Global Problems

Dr. Piya Sorcar | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Dr. Piya Sorcar

Today is World AIDS Day 2015. While the outlook for people living with HIV has never been better, many challenges persist throughout the world relating to HIV prevention and education.

How Charlie Sheen Helped Reignite This AIDS Activist's Passion For The Cause

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.30.2015 | Black Voices

For decades, actress Sheryl Lee Ralph of Broadway's "Dreamgirls" and TV's "Moesha" and "Ray Donovan" has worked tirelessly as an activist for HIV/AID...

AIDS Activist Completes 21-Month Rowing Journey Across The Atlantic

AP | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.30.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- A New Yorker who rowed across the Atlantic Ocean for AIDS awareness has arrived home in Brooklyn, ending a 21-month journey. Victor M...

The Only One in the Room: Rod McCullom on Covering HIV and Science as a Black Gay Journalist

JD Davids | Posted 11.25.2015 | Gay Voices
JD Davids

In his long career as a black gay journalist, Rod McCullom is known for his reporting on science and health (including HIV). As such, he says he has often been the only person of color in the newsroom or production studio -- and almost always the only gay black man.

HIV-Positive Men Read Mean Grindr Messages For One Important Reason

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.25.2015 | Gay Voices

“I wouldn’t want anything to do with an ugly pile of HIV like you.” “Sluts like you deserve it.” “You&rsqu...

With Millions On HIV Treatment, AIDS Pandemic Tide Turns

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Some 15.8 million people are now on HIV treatment and a five-year strategy to end the threat of a never-ending AIDS pandemic is starting to show resu...

5 Ways to Stay Strong: How Charlie Sheen's Disclosure Affects People Living With HIV/AIDS

David Fawcett | Posted 11.25.2015 | Gay Voices
David Fawcett

We have a far greater understanding of the science of HIV, as well as effective prevention tools and powerful medications. Despite these advances, for someone living with HIV fear, shame and stigma are far more lethal than the virus.

The Internet Didn't Give a Damn About HIV Patients This Week. Daraprim, Who?

Josh Robbins | Posted 11.19.2015 | HuffPost Home
Josh Robbins

To the internet: Nobody deserves HIV. Nobody deserves feeling stigmatized. And if you participated in this parade of stigma -- shame on you, a-holes!

Moving Beyond Queer Health Stereotypes

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

LGBTQ health is more than just HIV & suicide risk. Yes, please pay attention to those critical issues but that's not where our health problems stop.

I Will Survive: The 2015 POZ 100 Celebrates Long-Term Survivors

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 11.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

In addition to sharing all that comes with living with the virus, they also share a commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS.

The Internet Didn't Give A Damn About HIV Patients This Week

Josh Robbins | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Josh Robbins

If this is what it is like in 2015 to come out of the closet as living with HIV, and this is the best we can expect from the Internet, I question why many don't understand if HIV stigma still exists. To the Internet: Nobody deserves HIV. Nobody deserves feeling stigmatized.

Here's How To Respectfully Talk About HIV

Mic | James Nichols | Posted 11.17.2015 | Gay Voices
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Since July 3, 1981, when the New York Times published news of a "rare cancer seen in 41 homosexuals," the media has wrestled with the ever-changi...

Charlie Sheen, HIV Stigma and Why the Media Panic Is Ugly

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The breathless, lurid speculation for weeks until Charlie Sheen stated in an interview today that he is HIV-positive -- and his revelation that he spent millions of dollars to keep the news quiet, extorted by several individuals -- proves just how far we have to go in talking about HIV and in battling the stigma surrounding it.

Heather Locklear Leads Celebrity Support For Charlie Sheen After HIV Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.17.2015 | Entertainment

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Charlie Sheen's 'Outing' Shows How Badly We Treat People With HIV

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living

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Charlie Sheen Reveals HIV-Positive Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.17.2015 | Entertainment

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Charlie Sheen Will Reportedly Reveal HIV Diagnosis On 'Today' Show

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment

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Cancer-Ridden Tapeworm Gave Man Tumors, CDC Determines

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 11.06.2015 | Science

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Watch Magic Johnson's Powerful HIV Announcement From 1991

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.06.2015 | Black Voices

Tomorrow, it will be 24 years since Magic Johnson revealed that he was HIV-positive, and changed the face of the AIDS epidemic. The news rocke...

This Little-Known Sex Practice Is A Growing Public Health Threat

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Mainstream awareness about "chemsex,” a little-discussed public health issue in the gay community, is on the rise. Programs like BBC Radio 4&rs...

Tias Arms: Making a Difference in South Africa

Margaret Moodian | Posted 11.03.2015 | World
Margaret Moodian

The most prevalent concentration of individuals living with HIV in the world is in South Africa, according to the Current HIV/AIDS Reports. These reports state that, of all the people worldwide who have HIV, almost one fifth of them, or 6.4 million, live in South Africa.