AIDS

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

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
Health

Meet the Man Helping Patients Bring Cheap HIV-Preventing Drugs to Canada

The Calgary nurse got the idea from ‘Dallas Buyers Club.’
Mike Miksche
9.19.17
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
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
7.18.17
LGBTQ

For Older HIV-Positive People, Social Support Can Save Lives

In the GMHC's Buddy Program, the isolation and depression many feel while aging with HIV has a simple cure: a friend.
Peter Moskowitz
7.14.17
Pride 2017

We Need to Talk About the Queer Community's Meth and GHB Epidemic

Our nonchalant attitude towards this problem is just as detrimental as the drugs themselves.
Anthony "aCe" Pabey
7.3.17
LGBTQ

How I Conquered My Fear and Fell in Love with an HIV+ Man

We spent three blissful years together—then a darkness took hold.
Tayte Hanson
6.10.17
LGBTQ

What I've Learned from 30 Years of AIDS Activism

Older generations of LGBTQ people know Peter Staley as a hero. He explained what lessons can be drawn from his time fighting AIDS today.
Peter Staley
3.31.17
HIV

My First 30 Years with HIV

French HIV/AIDS activist Didier Lestrade reflects on a lifetime spent fighting the epidemic, in both public and private.
Didier Lestrade
2.24.17
Health

How Russia's New HIV Registry Puts Women in Danger

Registering could mean rampant discrimination, but not registering could mean sacrificing treatment.
Alex Kopel
2.17.17
Art

Meet the Artists Who Came of Age After the AIDS Epidemic

The exhibition 'One day this kid will get larger' provides a fresh perspective on HIV/AIDS.
B. David Zarley
2.3.17
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