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National HIV Testing Day. Why Testing Strategies Must Change.

National HIV Testing Day. Why Testing Strategies Must Change.

Every year, we see organizations ramp up efforts to get as many people tested as possible, only to go back to normal efforts the following day.

By: George M. Johnson

National HIV Testing Day. Why Testing Strategies Must Change.

By: George M. Johnson
June 27th
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June 27th
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National HIV Testing Day. Why Testing Strategies Must Change.

"POSE" Continues to Break Ground

"POSE" Continues to Break Ground

Trans women of color writing for trans women of color: what a time to be alive!

By: Ashley Innes

"POSE" Continues to Break Ground

By: Ashley Innes
June 27th
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June 27th
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"POSE" Continues to Break Ground

“I’m Positive…But Not HIV-positive.” When HIV Is Part of a Joke

“I’m Positive…But Not HIV-positive.” When HIV Is Part of a Joke

His entire face went blank with fear. He was unable to say anything. He didn’t offer an “I’m sorry.” Not a “My bad.” He was just blank.

By: George M. Johnson

“I’m Positive…But Not HIV-positive.” When HIV Is Part of a Joke

By: George M. Johnson
June 26th
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June 26th
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“I’m Positive…But Not HIV-positive.” When HIV Is Part of a Joke

Feeding Stigma: Ending the Ignorance Of Attaching HIV To Hypersexuality

Feeding Stigma: Ending the Ignorance Of Attaching HIV To Hypersexuality

Stop spreading the sexual deviance rumors as a way to make yourself feel better about your sex practices.

By: George M. Johnson

Feeding Stigma: Ending the Ignorance Of Attaching HIV To Hypersexuality

By: George M. Johnson
June 21st
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June 21st
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Feeding Stigma: Ending the Ignorance Of Attaching HIV To Hypersexuality

I Am Giovanni: The Murder of a Young Gay Man

I Am Giovanni: The Murder of a Young Gay Man

A young man by the name of Giovanni Melton will never get to see adulthood, as his life was stolen by the very person meant to protect it.

By: George M. Johnson

I Am Giovanni: The Murder of a Young Gay Man

By: George M. Johnson
May 11th
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May 11th
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I Am Giovanni: The Murder of a Young Gay Man

Changing the Way We Think: Janelle Monáe, Pansexuality, and HIV Risk

Changing the Way We Think: Janelle Monáe, Pansexuality, and HIV Risk

Last week, Janelle Monáe decided to let the world in on a little secret.

By: Ashley Innes

Changing the Way We Think: Janelle Monáe, Pansexuality, and HIV Risk

By: Ashley Innes
May 2nd
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May 2nd
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Changing the Way We Think: Janelle Monáe, Pansexuality, and HIV Risk

Transgender People Are Getting Lost In The Sexual Health Conversation

Transgender People Are Getting Lost In The Sexual Health Conversation

We continuously miss the opportunity to properly support transgender people when we let days specific to them come and go without much ever said.

By: George M. Johnson

Transgender People Are Getting Lost In The Sexual Health Conversation

By: George M. Johnson
April 30th
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April 30th
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Transgender People Are Getting Lost In The Sexual Health Conversation

Will the parole of Tiger Mandingo shift views on HIV Criminalization?

Will the parole of Tiger Mandingo shift views on HIV Criminalization?

Barring any violations while currently incarcerated, Johnson will have served 60% of the 10-year sentence when he is finally released on parole.

By: George M. Johnson

Will the parole of Tiger Mandingo shift views on HIV Criminalization?

By: George M. Johnson
April 20th
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April 20th
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Will the parole of Tiger Mandingo shift views on HIV Criminalization?

Choosing a Pharmacy. Because it matters.

Choosing a Pharmacy. Because it matters.

One thing that I have always been careful about, especially early on in my process of HIV treatment, was where I picked up my medication.

By: George M. Johnson

Choosing a Pharmacy. Because it matters.

By: George M. Johnson
April 18th
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April 18th
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Choosing a Pharmacy. Because it matters.

OPINION: Grindr’s Third Party Sharing of HIV Statuses Poses Dangerous Threat to HIV Community

OPINION: Grindr’s Third Party Sharing of HIV Statuses Poses Dangerous Threat to HIV Community

HIV is still criminalized in 33 states here in the U.S., with 67 different laws penalizing those who are HIV-positive should they put someone at risk of exposure.

By: George M. Johnson

OPINION: Grindr’s Third Party Sharing of HIV Statuses Poses Dangerous Threat to HIV Community

By: George M. Johnson
April 6th
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April 6th
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OPINION: Grindr’s Third Party Sharing of HIV Statuses Poses Dangerous Threat to HIV Community