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What Happens When You Stop Fearing AIDS and Learn to Live with HIV

Originally published on intomore.com I first learned I was HIV positive in March of 2005. I was 30 years old, and the news gutted me. I can still remember the

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What Playboy founder Hugh Hefner thought about gay rights and AIDS

Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91, and the Playboy founder is being heralded as a kitsch – if certainly problematic – heterosexual icon. While any celebration of

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The Instagram Account Preserving the Legacy of the AIDS Epidemic

In a world that is beginning to lose their hope in humanity (and social media), one Instagram account is reigniting the flame. It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly thirty

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The Biggest Myths About HIV and AIDS Busted

Originally published on gaystarnews.com The myths around HIV and AIDS pose a huge danger to our health, and they spread as fast as the virus itself. Chances are you will

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Gambian President claims he can cure AIDS

The President of Gambia has claimed he can cure AIDS…but only on Mondays and Thursdays. Yahya Jammeh has ruled the country since 1994 when he was swept to power following

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Deola’s Corner: ‘The Normal Heart’ Movie Review

So after months of postponing, I finally got the movie, The Normal Heart, and settled down to watch it. The Normal Heart is a TV movie that aired on HBO

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AS I LIVE: 5 (Fickle Hearts)

I wake up in the morning with that familiar pain. It is called Lymphadenopathy. It basically means the painful swelling of the lymph nodes. It’s a sign that the lymph

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Pharmaceuticals CEO Plans to Cut Prices Following the Backlash After AIDS Drug Price Hike

Almost as quickly as he became the most hated man in America, Martin Shkreli has decided to reduce the price of Daraprim. The 32-year-old Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO recently bought the

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Pastor’s ‘Biblical’ Solution To Homosexuality Is Mass Killings

On the website of Pastor Steven Anderson’s church, the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, you’d find him boasting about the fact that he “holds no college degree but has

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What They Say IV

I think there’s a tremendous sense of complacency in the LGBT community. AIDS has lost the edge of horror it possessed when it swept through the world in the ’80s.

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