world aids day

politics

Jason Kenney Is Still Being Grilled Over His Anti-LGBTQ Record

The NDP has targeted the presumed frontrunner in the Alberta election. But will it make a difference?
Denio Lourenco
4.2.19
News

Alberta UCP Leader Jason Kenney’s Anti-Gay Speech Surfaces on World AIDS Day

The career conservative bragged about stopping gay AIDS patients from visiting their partners in hospital back in 2000.
Denio Lourenco
12.4.18
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
11.23.18
Health

HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

HIV-positive people smoke at more than twice the rate of the general population. Doctors say smoking now presents a greater risk to them than HIV itself.
Benjamin Adams
12.4.17
LGBTQ

Why Are So Many Americans Still Dying from HIV?

The numbers are still embarrassingly high, and reasons why are complicated.
Mike Miksche
12.2.17
Impact

Inside (SHOPATHON)RED's Fight Against HIV and AIDS

We talk to RED CEO Deborah Dugan about her organization's continued efforts to eradicate HIV/AIDS worldwide.
Aly Comingore
12.1.16
Stuff

Why Has Cuba's HIV-Infected Population Doubled This Decade?

The country famously—and controversially—quarantined its HIV-infected population at the onset of the crisis, and maintained an aggressive approach to containing its spread for decades after. But recent reports suggest a dramatic and troubling shift.
Keren Landman
12.1.16
Remembering Things

20 Years Ago, Coolio, De La Soul, and the Rest of Rap Chipped in to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness

'America Is Dying Slowly' was hip-hop's first benefit album about HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention, making it a landmark moment for education.
Stephen Hicks
12.1.16
world aids day

Eye-Popping Photos of New York's Ballroom Community Voguing In Honor of World AIDS Day

Sweaty dance battles, insane costumes, and condom crowns marked the annual Red Ball.
THUMP Staff
12.3.15
world aids day

Why Clubbing Was Crucial for Gay Men During the AIDS Crisis

"Often, I was relieved to see people at parties; I had assumed they had died in the interim."
Steve Weinstein
12.2.15
Countdown to Zero

The A to Z of Being Young and HIV-Positive in 2015

From sex to meds to AIDS jokes, here's the A to Z of being young and HIV-positive in 2015.
Anonymous
12.1.15
Countdown to Zero

Listen to the Reagan Administration Laughing at the AIDS Epidemic

Newly-discovered audio recordings from White House press conferences show Reagan's press secretary laughing off AIDS and making fun of "fairies."
Harmon Leon
12.1.15
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