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I’m A Black Nerd On PrEP Encouraging Others to Do the Same

I’m A Black Nerd On PrEP Encouraging Others to Do the Same

As a black queer man, I understood at an extremely young age that I didn’t have the ability to be as sexually free and liberated as my heterosexual male counterparts. Whether it was because black gay men are merely looked at as a health statistic or because our freedom comes at a deadly cost, it was apparent that our sexual appetites were to be suppressed. Now, although that suppression isn’t quite the same, and it looks quite different from how it did 20 years ago, it’s clear that some queer individuals are still expected to be too “respectable” to desire sex, let alone consensually act on that desire. Take me, for example. I am a 31-year-old, self-described black queer nerd with a penchant for social justice, activism
By: Preston D. Mitchum

I’m A Black Nerd On PrEP Encouraging Others to Do the Same

By: Preston D. Mitchum
August 25th
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August 25th
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I’m A Black Nerd On PrEP Encouraging Others to Do the Same

Redefining Legacy

Redefining Legacy

One of the many blessings with being in a same-sex relationship is the fact that a majority of us cannot have a “whoopsie baby.”

By: Jayce Baron

Redefining Legacy

By: Jayce Baron
August 24th
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August 24th
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Redefining Legacy

Tennessee Student Career Terminated Based on HIV Status

Tennessee Student Career Terminated Based on HIV Status

Recently, a Dean at Virginia College in Tennessee allegedly dismissed an HIV-positive student and spread word about her condition to students, faculty and staff.

By: George M. Johnson

Tennessee Student Career Terminated Based on HIV Status

By: George M. Johnson
August 24th
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August 24th
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Tennessee Student Career Terminated Based on HIV Status

6 Ways to Prepare for USCA 2017

6 Ways to Prepare for USCA 2017

USCA is a great conference to experience, and one where you can really learn a lot if you are willing to participate.

By: George M. Johnson

6 Ways to Prepare for USCA 2017

By: George M. Johnson
August 23rd
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August 23rd
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6 Ways to Prepare for USCA 2017

Study Explores HIV-Positive Men’s Perspectives on Having Kids

Study Explores HIV-Positive Men’s Perspectives on Having Kids

Researchers surveyed the reproductive desires of HIV-positive men and found that most desired to have children despite common concerns.

By: Grant Schleifer

Study Explores HIV-Positive Men’s Perspectives on Having Kids

By: Grant Schleifer
August 22nd
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August 22nd
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Study Explores HIV-Positive Men’s Perspectives on Having Kids

5 Signs That HIV Stigma Is Far From Over

5 Signs That HIV Stigma Is Far From Over

There are 5 major reasons that we know why and how HIV stigma is alive and well.

By: George M. Johnson

5 Signs That HIV Stigma Is Far From Over

By: George M. Johnson
August 21st
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August 21st
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5 Signs That HIV Stigma Is Far From Over

BrilliantBro: Revenge Porn

BrilliantBro: Revenge Porn

The notion of sending nude photographs and videos in 2017 is more common than Donald Trump’s daily Twitter rampages.

By: Jayce Baron

BrilliantBro: Revenge Porn

By: Jayce Baron
August 18th
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August 18th
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BrilliantBro: Revenge Porn

Opinion: I’m Tired of Testing at Black Pride

Opinion: I’m Tired of Testing at Black Pride

When we make testing a public spectacle of “making our numbers,” we uplift the very stigma that keeps people from getting tested in the first place.

By: George M. Johnson

Opinion: I’m Tired of Testing at Black Pride

By: George M. Johnson
August 16th
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August 16th
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Opinion: I’m Tired of Testing at Black Pride

Gay and Bisexual Men’s Willingness to Douche With PrEP

Gay and Bisexual Men’s Willingness to Douche With PrEP

A recent study suggests that rectal pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) may be an acceptable method of HIV prevention.

By: Grant Schleifer

Gay and Bisexual Men’s Willingness to Douche With PrEP

By: Grant Schleifer
August 15th
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August 15th
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Gay and Bisexual Men’s Willingness to Douche With PrEP

With Viral Suppression, Study Says Place Matters

With Viral Suppression, Study Says Place Matters

Do neighborhood characteristics affect the health of gay and bisexual men living with HIV?

By: Grant Schleifer

With Viral Suppression, Study Says Place Matters

By: Grant Schleifer
July 20th
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July 20th
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With Viral Suppression, Study Says Place Matters