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We Are Young: The 2014 POZ 100 Celebrates Youth Power

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 11.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

Even if a cost-effective HIV/AIDS cure and vaccine were here now, we still would most likely not get to the end of this epidemic without the leadership of the next generation. To that end, it is my great honor to introduce the 2014 POZ 100, which celebrates youth power. Our fifth annual list spotlights the efforts of 100 unsung heroes under the age of 30.

Gay American Men Shockingly Ignorant About HIV/AIDS, Kaiser Study Finds

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 12.10.2014 | Gay Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

More distressing than the profound lack of knowledge about HIV/AIDS among the 431 adult men who participated in the survey is the fact that it reveals a startling failure -- even an absence -- of HIV education among gay and bisexual men, despite the fact that we account for the nation's highest number of those living with or at risk for HIV.

These Maps Show Where Kids In America Get Terrifying Sex Ed

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.08.2014 | Teen

If you think students should get an unbiased and accurate education, then you probably won't be happy about the state of sex education in America. ...

Emma Mustich

This Boy's Mom Wants Everyone To Know The Truth About Her Son

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Mustich | Posted 11.19.2013 | Parents

Jodie Howerton's son, Duzi, 8, has always known he has HIV. "He knows that his birth mother died of AIDS," Howerton said. "And he knows that if he ...

LOOK: A Personal Fight Against HIV/AIDS Stigma, One Day -- And Photo -- At A Time

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.01.2013 | Gay Voices

Sept. 21 marked the annual celebration of "A Day With HIV," a day each year that seeks to combat the stigma of HIV/AIDS through a collective series of...

If I Am HIV-Negative, Then You Must Be Too, Right?

Rob Stephenson | Posted 09.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Rob Stephenson

New evidence suggests that gay men may use their own HIV status as a barometer against which to guesstimate their partner's HIV status. One in 5 men surveyed thought that if two men were having sex and one was HIV-negative, then the other must also be HIV-negative.

What Does It Mean to Be HIV-Positive Today?

Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 08.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D.

It means that gay men's health agencies fail to recognize who are the responsible individuals for spreading HIV. The onus remains on those who are HIV-positive and ignores responsibility to educate HIV-negative men on valid risk reduction strategies.

WATCH: Young Woman Tells Friend She Has HIV

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 11.27.2012 | College

Research suggests young Americans live this scene at higher rates in 2012 -- about 30 years after America itself struggled to come to terms with it. ...

The Stupid Question: "Are You Clean?"

Mark S. King | Posted 08.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Mark S. King

Can we please remove this insulting, dangerous and unproductive question from our lexicon? There is an alternative to The Stupid Question.

The Power of Accompaniment: In Education, in Health, in Life Journeys

Pam Allyn | Posted 08.05.2012 | Impact
Pam Allyn

With respect for the power of intergenerational sharing, we can all share a love of reading and the power of words to give power to people's own stories.

Love in the Time of HIV

Susan Wile Schwarz | Posted 07.21.2012 | Impact
Susan Wile Schwarz

Today's children, even in the rural reaches of Haiti, are well versed in HIV prevention and the use of condoms. In a society of women relatively unafraid to assert themselves but plagued by unfaithful husbands, how useful is this education?

Teaching AIDS

Matt Weber | Posted 01.31.2012 | Education
Matt Weber

The EdCast has invited three HIV education specialists from UNESCO to discuss how the education sector has played an instrumental role in facilitating the drop in new infections among young people.

We Must Address the AIDS Crisis Facing Latinos

Paul Kawata | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Paul Kawata

While Latinos account for only 15 percent of the American population, they make up 18 percent of people living with HIV and 19 percent of new AIDS diagnoses.