If you're not personally called to help HIV/AIDS, that's okay. Your life's journey has prepared you to focus on other things. Our world is a broken place, so follow your heart, and serve where you feel you can do the most good. As you do that, though -- remember my friend David, and others like him.
Because Silence = Death was not a fad, and your political representation, your tweets, your "relationship status," your commercials, your honeymoons in Vegas, your Disney Days, your dating and hookup sites, your TV channels, your pop stars, your newscasters, your suburban homes and your publishing world are proof that you're loud and alive.
Is there any hope that HIV prevention might change with a new president? What are the presidential candidates and party positions on this public health crisis?
February 7th marks the 16th National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, an annual day that brings awareness around the national HIV epidemic. Despite the d...
The 2011 Injustice at Every Turn: A Look at Black Respondents in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey exposed the high levels of discrimin...
At a personal level, the decision to start PrEP is a bit more complicated. Let's look at some of the key considerations, questions and implications.
I truly think everyone should only come out on their own accord and when they are ready. I've always said I believe that it's an actor's choice whether or not to divulge.
I know my patients aren't crazy! What actually IS crazy is how their voices are becoming a reflection of how our health care system remains disjointed, with unnecessary burdens on patients and physicians.
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I think we need to change the phrase "breed like rabbits" to "breed like humans," as no other species on this planet even comes close to the human reproduction rate. As our population grows, available land shrinks and more and more people are forced to live in crowded, urbanized environments, a situation ripe for the easy spread and emergence of infectious agents.
In 1988, Congress passed an omnibus bill that included a federal funding ban on needle exchange programs. This ban continued despite scientific report...
When AIDS became a full blown epidemic in 1981-82, times were so frightening that many wished that they could just fall asleep and then wake up when it was over.
As an American gay man, living in the UK, but with a vote in the New Hampshire primary, there is one thing that has become clear to me recently, especially since the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) endorsed Secretary Clinton: Bernie Sanders is the best candidate for the LGBT community, and specifically, LGBT-ers living with HIV.
This week I talked with Ken Henderson, Executive Director of Richmond/Ermet AID Foundation, that for over twenty years has raised millions of dollars by producing Broadway quality entertainment events and galas to advance HIV treatments and support AIDS services until there is a cure.
Why did one of the world's biggest banks partner with HIV activists trying to eliminate the AIDS pandemic?
Innovation comes in many forms, from brilliant technology breakthroughs in Silicon Valley to less flashy advances like a simpler way to deliver essential products. In many cases, even a low-tech innovation can improve health care in a life-changing way. All you need is a new perspective on an old problem.