Peter Moskowitz

Peter Moskowitz is a freelance writer and the author of How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality and the FIght for the Neighborhood.

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Three Years After Ferguson, One Protester Still Faces the Aftermath

Joshua Williams was made an example of by a St. Louis County judge. Two years into his prison sentence, he said his activist history has led guards to make his life hell.
Peter Moskowitz
8.11.17
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
LGBTQ

Pride Got Corporate, and Activists Got Pissed

Amid worsening rates of anti-LGBTQ POC violence, political action has retaken the stage.
Peter Moskowitz
6.13.17
Broadly DK

We Can't End the HIV Crisis Unless We Get Serious About Sexual Health in Prisons

If the US wants to take the crisis of HIV in African American communities seriously, researchers and HIV advocates say they must treat prisoners with the same time-tested health practices that are used on the outside.
Peter Moskowitz
4.26.17
TOYS

Fidget Cubes Won't Solve the American Recess Crisis

The wildly popular toys may help kids focus, but they're masking the root causes of childhood attention deficit disorder.
Peter Moskowitz
4.26.17
LGBTQ

When It Comes to Gentrification, LGBTQ People are Both Victim and Perpetrator

The role queer people—and especially white queers—play in the history of urban inequality is thorny, to say the least
Peter Moskowitz
3.16.17
LGBTQ

LGBTQ Media Is Less White Than Ever, but It's Still Not Enough

The relaunch of a storied gay French magazine brings rising awareness of gay media's problematic past. But tides may not be changing fast enough.
Peter Moskowitz
3.7.17
Health

We Can't End the HIV Crisis Unless We Get Serious About Sexual Health in Prisons

If the US wants to take the crisis of HIV in African American communities seriously, researchers and HIV advocates say they must treat prisoners with the same time-tested health practices that are used on the outside, which includes making condoms and...
Peter Moskowitz
12.31.16
LGBTQ

Advocates Fear Disaster for LGBTQ Immigrants Under Trump

They worry his approach to immigration will worsen the discrimination and violence LGBTQ migrants already face.
Peter Moskowitz
12.21.16
Stuff

The Chief Historian of the AIDS Crisis Explains How to Survive a Trump Administration

David France, author of How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS, recounts lessons from the crisis and tells us how to prepare for Trump.
Peter Moskowitz
12.2.16
News

Trump’s Win Has Already Boosted Stocks of Private Prison Companies

Trump wants to deport three million immigrants, meaning the government could spend as much as $17 billion on detention—and private prison companies, which have been widely criticized for housing inmates in abusive conditions, stand to profit richly.
Peter Moskowitz
11.17.16
Photo

Documenting the Secret Lives of India's LGBTQ Youth

In the new book 'Delhi: Communities of Belonging,' photographers Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh explore and celebrate queer culture in India, including the gay men who were forced to get married and have children, yet still cruise in secrecy.
Peter Moskowitz
11.12.16
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