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It’s not always HIV

It’s not always HIV

, by Cirrus Wood

A well-meaning friend causes Cirrus to re-think his risk for HIV, and wonder how to handle the quick assumptions that people make about gay men and HIV risk. Read More

A long-term survivor in San Francisco reflects on undetectable, a changing city and a new era of HIV

A long-term survivor in San Francisco reflects on undetectable, a changing city and a new era of HIV

, by Emily Newman

Moving to San Francisco just in time to witness the beginning of AIDS, Hank Trout quickly saw his community decimated and a shift from freedom to terror. Now, Hank shares his story to ensure that other long-terms survivors aren’t forgotten as the worst times of HIV recede into history. Read More

With an eye toward keeping guys healthy as they look for Mr. Right (or Mr. Right Now), partnership brings together apps & public health

With an eye toward keeping guys healthy as they look for Mr. Right (or Mr. Right Now), partnership brings together apps & public health

, by Emily Newman

How can apps like Grindr give reminders about HIV testing, decrease HIV stigma and give accurate info about PrEP? Read More

What HIV stigma feels like. And, what it’s like to be free.

What HIV stigma feels like. And, what it’s like to be free.

, by Emily Newman

It took years for Esther Kim to come to terms with her HIV status. Now, she’s no longer letting fear dictate how she lives her life. Read More

New rules on organ donation extend life of people living with HIV, and decrease wait times on organ donation lists for everybody

New rules on organ donation extend life of people living with HIV, and decrease wait times on organ donation lists for everybody

, by Emily Newman

“When people get organ transplants, they’re happy to be alive. At the same time, we grieve the loss of life that allowed us to live longer,” said Michael Hampton, an organ donor recipient. Read More