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Less Than Half Of America Has Been Tested For HIV. Here's Why.

Shari Margolese | Posted 12.30.2014 | Impact

By Shari Margolese HIV has been a serious health concern for Americans for over 30 years. And yet only about 45 percent of Americans have ever ...

HIV-Positive Couple Had 3 Kids All Free Of Disease. One Of The Main Reasons? Dad's Role

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.29.2015 | Impact

Hubert and Jeanne Mwangaza have both been HIV-positive since they married and started a family together years ago. Now, they have three children, and ...

Celebrities Show Heart for amfAR's Inspiration Gala (VIDEO)

Daniel Garofali | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Daniel Garofali

The Normal Heart may have educated us on how events unfolded when the virus first became known but, as one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations, amfAR celebrates its success in funding more than 3,300 grants to researchers around the world working to find a cure.

The Neverending Epidemic: And How We Can End It

Jim Eigo | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Eigo

With the recent release of its Clinical Guidelines for PrEP, and a new campaign to encourage at-risk populations to talk about sex, CDC might be poised for a more activist role in HIV prevention.

The HIV Equal Campaign and a Half Century of Gay Sex

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

You wouldn't have known that an HIV test awaited you from the red carpet entrance and the group of photographers perched outside, waiting for Sandra B...

The Styyles Chronicle Radio Show Pt 1

Craig Stewart | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Craig Stewart

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The Conditional Heart of HIV America

Sarah Toce | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Toce

Sandwiched between my two gay uncles watching The Normal Heart over the weekend brought much to light. Being 31 years old, I wasn't alive at the epice...

Controversial HIV Prevention Drug Is 'A Good Thing,' Says Longtime AIDS Activist

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Longtime AIDS activist Robert Levithan revealed his thoughts on controversial HIV prevention drug Truvada in an interview with HuffPost Live this week...

Hiding My HIV Diagnosis Was Killing Me More Than The Disease Itself

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The 1980s was a terrifying time for the queer community. With so little known about HIV/AIDS and an inability to treat it, public panic and social sti...

Maureen Ryan

Fine Performances Elevate 'The Normal Heart'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.26.2014 | TV

There are several things Ryan Murphy can do with panache. Murphy, the creator or co-creator of "Glee," "American Horror Story" and "Nip/Tuck," knows h...

How's Your (Sexual) Health

Dana Van Gorder | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Van Gorder

Sexual health is about much more than avoiding the possible negative consequences that can come from sex; it is about overall well-being, about caring for ourselves and others.

Who Decides? 'Right-to-Try' Law's Unacknowledged, Deep Roots in AIDS Activism

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
John-Manuel Andriote

It's ironic to hear lefties lambaste Colorado's new "right-to-try" law as something that emerged from the corporation-coddling right wing. They apparently missed some of the most important lessons of the 33-year-old AIDS epidemic.

Lydia O'Connor

San Francisco Crack Pipe Exchange Program Plans Expansion

HuffingtonPost.com | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco’s brazen crack pipe exchange isn’t going anywhere, its organizers say, even if the city won’t condone -- let alon...

Concerned about Public Health? Stop Fighting PrEP

Chris Sosa | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Sosa

Let's face it: The reason this therapy is even battling criticism is because it stirs up people's feelings about promiscuity, not because it's ineffective.

CDC Launches New Campaign To Get Gay And Bi Men Talking About Getting Tested For HIV

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An important new HIV/AIDS campaign starts today and it encourages gay and bisexual men to have open and honest conversations about being tested with t...

Alive and Kicking: POZ Commemorates 20 Years

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

Despite naysayers from all sides, Sean Strub and his collaborators believed those of us living with HIV/AIDS deserved a magazine that offered us hope, provided us with information we needed to stay healthy and celebrated our lives by telling our stories.

HIV Can End

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Terrell

Despite the tantalizing headlines about this or that new possible cure, I do not believe that HIV will be solved by the magic wand of science.

GRID-Lock

Matthew Ebert | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Ebert

HIV/AIDS needs a makeover. So many letters, and that slash in the middle is like the Leaning Tower of Pissed-off, and there are too many vowels, espe...

Porn Producer Speaks Out On How PrEP HIV Prevention Pills Could Affect The Industry

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has officially encouraged the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medications as a method of HIV pre...

Health Officials Encourage Use Of Pill For HIV Prevention

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Wednesday issued new recommendations urging healthcare workers to consider offering an HIV prev...

A Life of Dignitiy for All

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

Despite the many challenges that we face, I have always had strong confidence in what the people of this region can achieve by focusing together on our shared goal of ending these epidemics.

These 11 States Make It A Crime To Spit At Someone If You Have HIV

Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 05.14.2014 | Crime

In April, a Florida woman who allegedly spit on a police officer was charged with criminal transmission of HIV and jailed, according to CBS Miami. ...

This Mother's Day, Moms With HIV/AIDS Celebrate Ability To Safely Breastfeed Their Babies

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact

This Mother’s Day, moms with HIV/AIDS have an exciting advancement to celebrate: their ability to breastfeed their babies without fear. While mom...

Celebrating Those Who Give Life: Mothers' Day Reflections From Malawi

Hazel Namadingo | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Hazel Namadingo

As you read this article, think of the things that your own mother did, does or is doing for you. Make a mental list; I am sure it's endless and that you will agree with me that there is need for something to be done to help our mothers thrive.

Soy Sauce: Great On Sushi And Maybe A Treatment For HIV

Newser | Posted 05.07.2014 | Weird News

Picture the soy sauce bottle on most sushi restaurant tables, yep, the one with the red or green top. Those omnipresent bottles are the product of the...