HIV

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
healthcare

Insurance Will Soon Cover HIV Prevention, But Many People Who Need it Still Won't Have Access

When Corey Walsh began using the drug Truvada, the pills were free but the quarterly lab tests and doctors' visits cost almost $400.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
7.11.19
Drugs

How I Lost Myself to India's Chemsex Scene and Overdosed, But Survived to Tell the Story

Inside the dark world of drug-fuelled sex parties where an increasing number of gay Indians want to feel belonged, drug abuse is more than just a health hazard.
Sadam Hanjabam
7.7.19
HIV

What I Learned from Testing Men for HIV at Gay Bathhouses

I brought the clinic to people in my community who—for a number of reasons—might not otherwise set foot in one.
George M. Johnson
2.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Data Breach in Singapore Leaked the Details of 14,200 People With HIV

It's thought that the man behind the leak is a HIV-positive American whose ex-partner was a senior Singaporean doctor.
Gavin Butler
1.30.19
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
Drugs

Russia Is Punishing People for Helping Drug Users

Moscow's only harm reduction NGO has been given a potentially devastating fine for doing the work it's meant to do.
Niko Vorobjov
12.11.18
HIV

This Is What HIV Criminalization Can Look Like in Prison

John Dorn's case stands to change wider prison policy around HIV criminalization.
Sony Salzman
11.27.18
sexual health

These Porn Actors Are Working to Destigmatise HIV

With services under threat and effective sex ed still a myth, HIV+ performers like Jason Domino and Hans Berlin are using their platforms to educate and advocate.
Jake Hall
11.25.18
Drugs

Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics

BC therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.
Sarah Berman
10.18.18
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
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