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A Mother's Fight

Florence Ngobeni-Allen | Posted 02.21.2013 | Impact
Florence Ngobeni-Allen

Nomthunzi was born with no complications to her proud parents. She was just a few weeks old when my husband grew ill. He passed away three months later.

Is HIV Being Shortchanged?

Seth Rosen | Posted 04.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Seth Rosen

Major philanthropists are ignoring the continuing AIDS crisis in the United States. Why is HIV no longer a top priority among those with the means to do something about a still-spreading disease that can only be held at bay with costly medications and cannot be cured? People are dying.

Ask MISTER CARL: 'Can I Go To Jail For Not Disclosing My HIV Status?'

Carl Sandler | Posted 04.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Carl Sandler

HIV disclosure laws vary from state to state, with Iowa having arguably the strictest. But let's face it: You're going to have sex again, no matter what lawmakers say. You're going to have to do an honest examination of your personal ethics as an HIV-positive individual.

WATCH: Chicago Breaks New Ground With Gender Identity Clinic For Youth

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices

The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, a pediatric teaching hospital for Northwestern University's medical school, will launch the ...

WATCH: 5 Answers To Straight Women's Questions About Gay Sex (Graphic Language)

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.06.2013 | Gay Voices

Straight women, behold! All your questions (or at least five of them) -- and dare we say, fascinations -- about gay sex have been answered in a new...

The Supreme Court's Chance to End the Anti-Prostitution Pledge, Save Lives, and Help End HIV/AIDS

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics
John-Manuel Andriote

The only message the government should be sending is that it is committed to saving lives and supporting those who are working to bring an end to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. That is a moral agenda worth advancing.

Here I Am: Calling On Economic Leaders to Fully Fund the Global Fund

Lucy Chesire | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
Lucy Chesire

What could be more transformative than investing in a globally-recognized transparent, accountable and effective mechanism to end the most deadly infections diseases?

Nearly Half Of Grindr-Using Gay Men Admit To Having Bareback Sex In New Poll

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

A new survey focused on gay and bisexual men who use apps such as Grindr, Scruff and Manhunt to meet sexual partners found that nearly half had engage...

A Bigger Love

Concetta Bertoldi | Posted 03.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Concetta Bertoldi

As a psychic medium I am blessed to know that our loved ones never leave us. Harold is still with me and I know is working from the Other Side to "steer" many blessings to those he continues to watch over on this side.

Series on Women Changing the World: Mercy Annapoorni, India

Elly Pradervand | Posted 02.22.2013 | Impact
Elly Pradervand

When we last spoke with our laureate, Mercy Annapoorni, she was busy empowering 6,000 rural women from the Virudhunagar and Sivakasi regions of Tamil ...

What HIV Looks Like: Andrea Johnson

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.20.2012 | Black Voices

In 2007, 53,200 new cases of HIV were reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), though that number would drop off by more than...

Santa Distributing Clean Needles, Female Condoms in the Bronx

Robert Cordero | Posted 12.17.2012 | New York
Robert Cordero

One way New York State is considering streamlining its Medicaid costs is by expanding needle-exchange centers to help drug users prevent getting HIV and hepatitis C. But that may take federal funds, and Congress reinstated a ban on such funds last year.

No Childhoods Lost to HIV

Jake Glaser | Posted 02.13.2013 | Impact
Jake Glaser

We are taking a stand -- for ourselves and for the children just like us around the world. Every child deserves an opportunity to grow up, to have a fifth birthday, to have a first kiss, to follow their dreams -- and if they want, to have a family of their own someday.

Sparking Difficult Conversations As We Move Toward An AIDS-Free Generation

Janet Weinberg | Posted 02.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Janet Weinberg

We have the tools to curb the HIV/AIDS epidemic, but we continue to stumble in addressing the social and structural determinants that drive new infections. Only by confronting homophobia, racism, sexism and other social inequalities will we be able to fully implement our toolbox.

WATCH: What HIV Looks Like ... Through The Eyes Of A Teen

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Black Voices

By some estimates, sexual health for minority teens is looking up. A survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in July reveale...

There's No Shame In PrEP

Alex Garner | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Alex Garner

You have to ask yourself if you are truly committed to combatting stigma. If you aren't, if you want to wield stigma as a weapon to impose your point of view, then you are part of the problem. To stigmatize PrEP or the people who take it will only lead to more HIV infections.

What HIV Looks Like: Benita Terrell

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Black Voices

At some point in their life, one in 16 African-American men and one in 32 African-American women will receive a diagnosis of HIV. In 2000, Benita Terr...

To End or Not to End AIDS: Is There Really Any Question?

Regan Hofmann | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Regan Hofmann

We are at a critical tipping point in the AIDS pandemic. New evidence shows that quick, aggressive action now can herald in the endgame of AIDS.

Can Ukraine Lead the Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia?

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 01.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Michel D. Kazatchkine

A rounded Ukrainian success story would bring hope to hundreds of thousands of people infected with HIV in neighboring countries, where progress remains far too slow.

What HIV Looks Like: Sabrina Heard

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.01.2012 | Black Voices

In its now 31-year history, HIV has never faced the kind of threats to its existence as it has in 2012. From groundbreaking antiretroviral drugs to an...

Engaging Churches to 'Get to Zero'

Elder Stacey S. Latimer | Posted 01.30.2013 | Black Voices
Elder Stacey S. Latimer

The church is the cornerstone of black community, and as communities of faith increases their HIV/AIDS knowledge base and engage the process to end AIDS, so shall we see a significant decline in transmission rates for black people.

Now We Have a Fighting Chance Against HIV

Vanessa Cullins | Posted 01.31.2013 | Black Voices
Vanessa Cullins

With new investments in the health of our communities and the advent of technology that can educate and communicate with more people than ever before, we have the tools to end the HIV epidemic and in particular curb the toll it takes on the African-American community.

HIV and Young Black Gay Men: Finding the Courage to Stand for Their Lives

Lawrence Stallworth, II | Posted 01.31.2013 | Black Voices
Lawrence Stallworth, II

Secrecy and fear shouldn't go hand in hand with being young, black and gay. And a sense of self-worth and positive vision for the future are keys in motivating and enabling people to protect themselves.

We Must Act Now To Achieve An AIDS-Free Generation

David Furnish | Posted 01.31.2013 | Gay Voices
David Furnish

Each of us can do something right now to help end the epidemic. Get tested, and urge your doctor to adopt HIV testing as a standard of care. Encourage others, especially young people, to get tested, too. Speak out for comprehensive sexual health programming in your schools.

We Can't Get to Zero Until We End the Drug War

Jag Davies | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Jag Davies

Throughout the world, research has consistently shown that drug criminalization forces people who use drugs away from public health services and into hidden environments where HIV risks become significantly elevated.