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Phill Wilson

Alive and Kicking: POZ Commemorates 20 Years

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 05.20.2014 | Gay 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.

My Conversation With Phill Wilson, Black AIDS Institute

Tavis Smiley | Posted 01.26.2014 | Black Voices
Tavis Smiley

Wilson, who has lived with HIV for 34 years, says access to affordable health care is critical in the fight against HIV/AIDS. In the clip, he explains why poverty and HIV/AIDS are inextricably linked.

Black Gay Men Positively Out: Many Men, Many Closets (Part 2)

Craig Washington | Posted 08.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Craig Washington

How do we reconcile the explicit messages we present to black gay men countering homophobia and HIV stigma with the messages we imply through our HIV closets? Where is the integrity in challenging gay men to relinquish their imbedded shame as we demonstrate and justify our own?

Black Gay Men Positively Out: Many Men, Many Closets (Part 1)

Craig Washington | Posted 08.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Craig Washington

Stigma cannot be dislodged unless more HIV-positive people come out of our viral closets and break down the barricades of fear and silence. It is no secret that black gay men bear the highest HIV burden. Our condition demands that we unleash the radical.

AIDS In Black America On National HIV Testing Day

Phill Wilson | Posted 08.27.2012 | Black Voices
Phill Wilson

Black people bear the brunt of this epidemic. We are 13% of the population, but about half of the estimated 1.2 million Americans living with HIV/AIDS, nearly half of new HIV cases, and half of annual AIDS-related deaths in this country are Black.

All of Us Must Be Careful With Our Words -- The Controversial Tweets of Roland Martin

Dominic Carter | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media
Dominic Carter

By now almost all of America knows Roland Martin, the CNN analyst, on Super Bowl Sunday sent out a tweet criticizing a TV commercial featuring soccer star David Beckham in his underwear.

Black Women and the AIDS Crisis

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

According to Dr. Kevin Fenton, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS at the CDC, one in 30 black women will be diagnosed with HIV at some point in her lifetime. That is unacceptable.

Tavis Smiley's Big Day

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karen Ocamb

Gay and bisexual black men in California have household incomes that are 44 percent lower than their heterosexual counterparts.