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1910, 2018

The Heartbreaking Instagram Where People Remember Loved Ones Who Died of AIDS

"Looking at the photos, I felt like the whole world was falling down around me. I had an overwhelming feeling of loss and devastation, and had to go to the [...]

1910, 2018

Nigeria’s hidden HIV crisis

A patient has blood drawn for a HIV speed test in Benue state, Nigeria. Photo by: Kristian Buus / STARS Foundation / CC BY-NC-ND OWERRI, Nigeria — The myth about homosexuality in Nigeria [...]

1910, 2018

Café Positive, a café in Kolkata run by HIV positive youngsters

Coming from the ‘City of Nawabs’, Lucknow, Priya’s sole motto is to explore life through journeys to ...Read More Photo courtesy: Cafe Positive Official FB Tucked away in a tiny garage [...]

1910, 2018

England is still withholding a drug that prevents HIV

The journey to making the HIV prevention drug, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) routinely available on the NHS in England has been a fraught one, from blatant homophobia in parts of the [...]

1810, 2018

“Visibility matters”: Reporter Marc Malkin came out as HIV+ to honor his gay uncles

This profile is part of Queerty’s Out For Good series, recognizing those who came out to make a difference. The series will run throughout October in honor of National Coming Out Day [...]

1810, 2018

Less than half of prisoners with HIV retained in care 3 years after release

Less than half of people with HIV who are incarcerated are retained in care 3 years after their release, according to results of a study conducted in Connecticut. “Few prior [...]

1810, 2018

MUM, ME AND HIV – ANDREW’S STORY

  How would your mum react if you were diagnosed with HIV? Or your partner, daughter or brother? A HIV diagnosis can come as a shock, but there is life, [...]

1810, 2018

Scientists have a new weapon against HIV: your phone

ADOBE/GLOBE STAFF IN A FAST-EVOLVING fight against HIV, public-health workers have a powerful new ally: Most Americans at risk of contracting the virus carry powerful smartphones that they check again and [...]

1610, 2018

What it’s like to find out you’ve got HIV as a Welsh teenager

Campaigner, now aged 20, says she wants to ensure more young people are informed about the virus and get treatment if they need it As one of only a very [...]

1610, 2018

People Living With HIV Have Higher Risk of First and Second Primary Cancer Incidence

A new study has found that people living with HIV are at an increased risk of both first and second primary cancer incidence. The association between HIV and an increased [...]