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Op-ed: Remembering the AIDS Crisis as a Gay Trans Man in a Double-Closet
September 25 2014 3:36 AM ET

Op-ed: Remembering the AIDS Crisis as a Gay Trans Man

H. Adam Ackley

Dr. H. Adam Ackley recalls the 1980's days where he faced two invisible killers: the deep closet for gay, transgender men and a new, untreatable virus.

September 24 2014 10:06 AM ET

New Project Will Study Unusually High HIV Rates

Op-ed: Are You Being Served — Medically?
September 24 2014 4:42 AM ET

Op-ed: Are You Being Served — Medically?

Sean Cahill

Two small steps from the federal government could make trips to medical professionals a little more, well, professional.

Decades of Old Research Leads to Possible HIV Vaccine For Kids
September 21 2014 12:09 PM ET

Decades of Old Research Leads to Possible HIV Vaccine For Kids

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Researchers at Duke University have made a breakthrough with pediatric HIV vaccination after finding overlooked data in previous trials.

Erasure is Back With a New Album and a Still Sexy Gay Rock Star
September 21 2014 10:07 AM ET

Erasure is Back With a New Album and a Still Sexy Gay Rock Star

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Their music was the voice of an LGBT generation, now the band has their 16th album, new loves, and a world tour. Andy Bell, the gay member of the two-man band, talks about music, life, and dating drama.

Op-ed: What Aging With HIV Can Look Like
September 17 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Aging With HIV Can Look Like

Carl Sciortino and Lisa Krinksy LICSW

Soon half of all people with HIV in America will be over the age of 50.

Is 'Undetectable' the New Safe Sex?
September 15 2014 10:41 AM ET

Is 'Undetectable' the New Safe Sex?

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