AIDS

grief

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.
Sydni Dunn
7.30.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China to Start Human Testing for a Vaccine That Will Cure HIV

With no known cure for HIV till date, the vaccine is being seen as a promising antidote to the HIV virus if it’s successful on the 160 volunteers.
Pallavi Pundir
7.22.19
Health

An Open Letter to the Person Who Gave Me HIV

Every time I tell someone I’m positive, I think of you. Not in anger, or resentment, but of the things about you that make me smile.
Beau Newham
6.18.19
Culture

This Artist Is Making Work Out of the Literal Blood of LGBTQ People

Jordan Eagles is protesting the FDA's discriminatory blood donation policies.
Claire Voon
1.21.19
Photos

The Heartbreaking Instagram Where People Remember Loved Ones Who Died of AIDS

"Looking at the photos, I felt like the whole world was falling down around me. I had an overwhelming feeling of loss and devastation, and had to go to the bathroom so that no one would see me crying."
Jeff Leavell
10.17.18
Dating

I Am HIV-Positive. This Is What It's Like to Date

When writer and activist Juno Roche was diagnosed with HIV in the early 1990s, it felt like being given a death sentence. She explains what it was like to date and find intimacy again while living with HIV.
Juno Roche
8.28.18
Dating

What It's Like to Date When You're HIV Positive

It's not as bad as I thought.
Amahl S. Azwar
3.14.18
global health

An HIV Outbreak in India Was Traced Back to a Fake Doctor

Unqualified doctors are a widespread problem in India, where the gaps between public health services can foster unregulated private clinics.
Ankita Rao
1.10.18
VICE TONIC

I Prefer to Date Men Who are HIV Positive

Research shows that if they're getting treated, I'm not at risk of contracting it from them—even without a condom.
Cole Grissom
10.26.17
LGBTQ

How AIDS Changed Art Forever

Three recent exhibitions show that though HIV is no longer a death sentence, the art world is still grappling with its psychological toll.
Muri Assunção
8.22.17
Health

Australia Might Finally Make HIV-Preventing Medication Affordable

PrEP is 99 percent effective in preventing HIV, but we're currently paying $1000 per month for it.
Katherine Gillespie
8.16.17
LGBTQ

Photos from New York’s Post-Stonewall, Pre-AIDS Cruising Scene

How photographer Alvin Baltrop captured a culture of queer sex that might have otherwise been lost to history.
Muri Assunção
7.19.17
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