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Free Text Service Busts HIV Myths For Mozambique's Youth

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.25.2016 | Impact

XAI XAI, Mozambique, July 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Mozambique’s Gaza province, if someone makes it to their 35th birthday, “you rejoic...

A New Patient Zero

Medical Discovery News | Posted 07.22.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

A New Patient Zero By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog New viruses are becoming part of the human experience more often. Who can forget the ris...

International AIDS Conference: Using Tech And Social Networks To Fight AIDS

Kenneth H. Mayer, M.D. | Posted 07.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Kenneth H. Mayer, M.D.

The 21st International AIDS Conference that is taking place in Durban, South Africa, will showcase the numerous creative, innovative, effective ways in which HIV treatment and prevention are being expanded.

HIV Is At The Crossroads

Ace Robinson | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Ace Robinson

The incoming President of the International AIDS Society, Dr. Linda-Gail Bekker has challenged the world. She has repeatedly stated: "It's not over till it's over. Let's urgently roll up our sleeves and get back to work. There is so much work to do!"

HIV Is At The Crossroads

Ace Robinson | Posted 07.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Ace Robinson

Currently, we are at the lowest level of donor funding for HIV care since 2010. Thirteen of the top fourteen donors have reduced support in the battle against HIV in the past year.

Why More Than 100 Pastors Will Preach HIV Awareness This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.18.2016 | Religion

This weekend, black Christian leaders around the country will be using their Sunday sermons to address a topic many consider to be a “stigma” in A...

Prince Harry Got Tested For HIV Live On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living

Prince Harry is promoting the importance of HIV testing, one quick finger prick at a time. The royal visited Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospital in London...

Cocaine and HIV Infection

Medical Discovery News | Posted 07.13.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog Cocaine and HIV Infection It is well known that cocaine use increases the chance of acquiring HIV, the viru...

Gay Men Come Together To Discuss HIV And 'The Viral Divide'

My Fabulous Disease | James Nichols | Posted 07.09.2016 | Queer Voices

In a cramped meeting room in New York City on May 27, 2016, a dozen gay men, HIV positive and negative alike, came together to answer a vexing questio...

Here's Why Anti-HIV Drugs May Not Be Reaching Those Most At Risk

Andrew M. Seaman | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.08.2016 | Queer Voices

Only a small proportion of gay and bisexual men who could have taken a daily pill to reduce their risk of HIV actually did so in 2014, according to a ...

Rescue Me: Celebrating 20 Years Of Effective HIV Treatment

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 06.30.2016 | Queer Voices
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

On the 25th anniversary of that film, a new documentary follows up with the dancers. Strike a Pose reveals their ups and downs over the years, including the impact of HIV in their lives. Three of the dancers were living with the virus while on tour, but none of them disclosed that fact to one another at the time.

Ending the Culture of Shaming in HIV Disclosure to Educate & Affect Change

Rasheena Fountain | Posted 06.28.2016 | Impact
Rasheena Fountain

You are not alone. It will be okay. You will get through this, and you have nothing to be ashamed of. HIV has come a long way from being a death sent...

Is Donald Trump A Friend To 'The Gays'?

Matt Baume | Posted 06.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

The point is that we don't know if Donald's our friend. He might not know himself, because he's held so many different position on so many issues.

The issues we must address to #EndHIV4Her

Dr. Timothy Mastro | Posted 06.26.2016 | Impact
Dr. Timothy Mastro

Adolescent girls and young women continue to be at unacceptably high risk for HIV infection. UNAIDS estimates that 7,500 girls and young women, 10 to ...

Life Insurance for the HIV Positive

David Rae | Posted 06.22.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

Yes, you can get a life insurance policy if you're HIV+ Positive. And yes for some, you should get a life insurance policy if you're HIV+ Positive.

The "Orlando Syndrome": Re-Traumatizing a Community of Survivors

Gary Cohan | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Gary Cohan

I'm a Los Angeles-based medical doctor who, for the past 25 years, has specialized in treating the LGBT community. I've witnessed the ravages of AIDS, the physical and psychological trauma of violent hate crimes, depression and suicide in a community specifically targeted for discrimination because of who they love.

Retreat for HIV Positive Muslims

Khadijah Abdullah | Posted 06.21.2016 | Impact
Khadijah Abdullah

“I just want a place where I can connect with people who share my faith, understand my condition and don’t pass judgement”. – Fatima Bilal. B...

It’s Official: NYC Will Have An AIDS Memorial Park

POZ | James Nichols | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices

The New York City park that will soon be home to an AIDS memorial has officially been named The New York City AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincent’s Tr...

The inclusion of all populations

Dr. Chris Beyrer | Posted 06.20.2016 | World
Dr. Chris Beyrer

I wanted to celebrate with colleagues and friends the enormous progress we have made in responding to the epidemic.

A Colleague Lost And The Unknown Devastation Of Attacks On Health Care

Margarite Nathe | Posted 06.10.2016 | Impact
Margarite Nathe

We know very little about what happened to our dear colleague Sister Veronika Rackova, a physician and Catholic nun who was loved by her community in ...

Democratic Congressional Candidate Opens Up About Having HIV In Emotional Video

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics

Bob Poe, a Democratic candidate for an open congressional seat in central Florida, revealed on Thursday that he is HIV positive. Poe, 61, a former bus...

Thailand Ends Mother-To-Child HIV, Syphilis Transmission

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.09.2016 | Impact

Thailand is officially free of mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis, making it the first country in Asia to achieve such a health fea...

AIDS, Condoms and Rank Stupidity in Russia

Eliot Borenstein | Posted 06.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Eliot Borenstein

Forget strategic weapons and missile shields: in the race towards deliberate, self-destructive ignorance, Russia and the United States are, as usual, ...

Fewer Than One-Third Of People With HIV In Central, West Africa Get Care

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact

In order to dramatically reduce the number of AIDS deaths and new HIV infections, the U.N. has to focus on Central and West Africa where affected popu...

What Does Safe Sex Mean When Hooking Up?

Alex Garner | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Alex Garner

If the terms safe sex has lost all meaning it shouldn't be a cause for alarm. It should be seen as an opportunity to shift the conversation away from safety and responsibility and instead talk about pleasure and desire.