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UNAIDS Ambassador Says Eliminating Bans On Gay Sex Is Crucial To Fighting Spread of HIV, Even As Uganda Criminalizes Homosexuality Again

The new UNAIDS ambassador says that eliminating bans on same-sex relations is crucial to fighting the spread of HIV — a comment sure to provoke negative reactions from leaders of

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IT SHOULD ALWAYS BE OKAY

Every single time I do a HIV test (an RVST), I spend the fifteen minutes before the result is out thinking about every nasty, skanky-ass, ball-slappingly-shady piece of sex I’ve

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TO FIND MY WAY BACK TO HIM

I met Bernard in 2018. According to his photos, he was a total babe: cool, dark, tall and sexy – just the way I like my men. As we got

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IT IS ABOUT A LOT OF THINGS

December 1st is World AIDS Day. December is also the month I learned the bit of information that changed my life forever, making this month of 2020 the eighth anniversary

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THE COLLEGE CHRONICLES (Episode 9)

After about an hour, the doctor called me into his office and handed over the result to me. I looked through the sheet. Acute malaria and enteric fever… I flipped

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Eez Positive I Positive! I No Kill Person! (Episode 6)

Y’all remember Eddie, right? That ex from my last and shortest-lived relationship? (PS: Does that even qualify to be called a relationship? One month? Does it? Plis, epp me with

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Eez Positive I Positive! I No Kill Person! (Episode 4)

Shey you see NYSC? That thing issa scam! A federal scam! These people carried me to a glorified village that they call a town, and they expected me to survive

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“You have HIV. HIV does not have You.” Activist Morris Singletary is using his story of seroconversion sto help Black Gay Men deal with HIV

Originally published on Queerty   If there’s a person qualified to talk about the personal impact of an HIV diagnosis, it’s Atlanta’s Morris A. Singletary. When he was diagnosed in

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THE LIFE I DIDN’T SEE COMING

EDITOR’S NOTE: I am posting this today to commemorate World AIDS Day, which is on this day, December 1. It is the story of life after a certain death, and

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Donald Trump Jr. displays his not-so-surprising ignorance over HIV awareness

Donald Trump, Jr. wandered into it over the weekend when he derided a story by Queerty about not sexually discriminating against HIV+ people. Against a Twitter post that was titled