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

Josh Robbins | Posted 11.18.2016 | 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 11.19.2016 | Queer 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 11.18.2016 | Queer 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 11.18.2016 | 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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-changing la...

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

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.20.2016 | Queer 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

On Tuesday, Charlie Sheen appeared on the "Today" show with Matt Lauer and revealed that he is HIV-positive. Sheen told Lauer that he is the victim of...

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

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.20.2016 | Healthy Living

Charlie Sheen went public with his HIV-positive status Tuesday, telling the "Today" show's Matt Lauer that he is taking anti-viral medicine to suppres...

Charlie Sheen Reveals HIV-Positive Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.17.2015 | Entertainment

Charlie Sheen revealed he was diagnosed as HIV-positive in an interview on the "Today" show on Tuesday. The 50-year-old actor sat down with Matt Laue...

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

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment

Coinciding with a cover story from The National Enquirer alleging actor Charlie Sheen has been diagnosed as HIV-positive, TMZ reports that the actor w...

Cancer-Ridden Tapeworm Gave Man Tumors, CDC Determines

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention received an urgent call in 2013 that would forever change the way scientists think about cancer. Doctor...

Watch Magic Johnson's Powerful HIV Announcement From 1991

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.07.2016 | Black Voices

It has been 25 years since Magic Johnson revealed that he was HIV-positive, and changed the face of the AIDS epidemic. The news rocked both the sports...

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’s Jul...

Tias Arms: Making a Difference in South Africa

Margaret Moodian | Posted 11.03.2016 | 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.

How HIV and Henry David Thoreau Taught Me to See

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 10.27.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

Ten years since my diagnosis, I have learned to be mindful -- to be a man who finds strength and sees splendor in what most others consider ordinary.

Fighting Aging and HIV at Every Corner: My Bike Maine Adventure

Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 10.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D.

Three months before, I turned 70; I was entering my 5th year of being HIV+. My doctor had just told me that based on my health and genetics that I had another 30-40 years to live. I pondered: "What would that be like?" and then I saw an ad for Bike Maine.

Local Initiative Makes National Gains: ManDate

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 10.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Sheena C. Howard

ManDate enjoys no fanfare, no budget for advertising and no popular press coverage, however it has been successfully operating and serving the needs of gay Black men since its inception in 2010.

This Doctor Invented The HIV Blood Test. Now He Has A Vaccine That May Beat The Virus

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.04.2017 | Science

In 1984, Dr. Robert Gallo co-discovered HIV as the cause of AIDS, then went on to pioneer the blood test that detects the virus. Now, 31 years later, ...

'I Lost Everything Within A Day' Of Disclosing HIV Status

Nathan Manske | Posted 10.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Manske

Cody Walker was in a relationship and had a great new job. But then he got his diagnosis that he was HIV positive and he lost everything.

How San Francisco Is Taking On HIV, And Succeeding

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 10.08.2015 | Media

New York Times: San Francisco Is Changing Face Of AIDS Treatment New York Times: San Francisco Is Changing Face Of AIDS Treatment In 1992, ...

Dating Apps, Not Billboards, Are the Secret to Winning the War on STIs

Carl Sandler | Posted 10.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Carl Sandler

Sex is never the real danger and neither are apps. Shame and ignorance are. Apps present an opportunity to change the way we have sex, and as soon as we learn to harness their incredible power, we'll all be a lot safer.

37 Million People Worldwide Need HIV Treatment

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics

GENEVA, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Everyone with HIV should be given anti-retroviral drugs as soon as possible after diagnosis, meaning 37 million people wor...

One Thing for Certain, Two Things for Sure

Craig Stewart | Posted 10.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Craig Stewart

An excerpt from my book, "One Thing for Certain, Two Things for Sure."

Accused Sex Offender Allegedly Branded Runaways With Signature Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.01.2015 | Crime

An Aurora, Colorado, man accused of taking in male runaways he met on Grindr in exchange for sex allegedly had another requirement -- a tattoo bearing...

WHO Revises Guidelines For HIV-Positive Patients

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living

LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization has revised its HIV guidelines to recommend that anyone who tests positive for the virus that causes AIDS...