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Tyler Curry

Read the latest news about Tyler Curry, a gay activist and the creator of the Needle Prick Project, which is an editorial and visual campaign to elicit a candid and open conversation on what it means to be HIV-positive today. Tyler Curry frequently writes op-eds for The Advocate, in which he discusses the myriad issues related to the gay and positive communities. Find out more about this advocate and columnist, as well as other allies of the LGBT movement toward equality.

Yep, I’m HIV-Positive And Happy

Now that I'm closer to achieving everything I wanted in life, is my story as an HIV-positive man irrelevant?

Learning to Forgive Yourself for an HIV Diagnosis

Living with HIV is like learning to hold your breath under water.

Running Toward HIV Can Save Your Life

Taking meds can be easy. Learning how to breathe is the tricky part. 

Mixed-Status Couple Is Social Media Sensation

On Valentine's Day, JoyRide spin instructor Keller surprised his boyfriend and fellow JoyRide instructor, Marinelli, when Marinelli’s class burst out into a top-secret, choreographed wedding proposal.  

How a Bullied 'Sissy' Became a 'Peacock Among Pigeons'

Taunted as a young kid, gay writer Tyler Curry is fighting back against all bullies in his new children's book, A Peacock Among Pigeons.

5 Trans Women Give Advice to Their Younger Selves

Here are five pearls of wisdom for anyone who wants to live as their most authentic self. 

#AskTyler: Should I Tell My Boyfriend I Cheated on Him?

Columnist Tyler Curry weighs in on whether honesty is always the best policy.

Grindr Dehumanizes Gay Men

It is time to treat other gay men like humans instead of virtual sex bots.

5 HIV-Positive Men Give Advice to Their Former Selves

Here are words of wisdom on surviving and thriving for those newly diagnosed with HIV.

7 Ways the Gay Community Is Failing Our Youth on HIV

HIV infection is up 132.5 percent among young gay men. And we have no one to blame but ourselves.

6 Reasons Why a Gym Body Isn't a Healthy Body

Being healthy makes you look good, but for many gay men, good is never good enough.

10 Things People Living With HIV Are Sick of Hearing

You don't have to know everything about HIV to avoid being a jerk about it.

Op-ed: Should You Unfollow Your Ex on Social Media?

In this #AskTyler column, Tyler Curry discusses the perils of gay dating in the world of social media.

5 Tips on Dating and HIV Disclosure

Dating is hard. Disclosing your HIV status doesn't have to be.

10 Gay Men Give Advice to Their 20-Something Selves

This is the first of a three-part series intended to address the topics of age, personal growth, and the awesomeness of wrinkles.

A Look at the Face of HIV and AIDS: Then and Now

As today is National HIV and AIDS Longterm Survivors' Awareness Day, and the 34th anniversary of the first diagnosis, it's a perfect time to give thanks for all the advances we've witnessed since 1981.

How to Date an HIV-Negative Guy

Think your status is the only one that matters? You're wrong.

Unzipped Episode: "The Condom Broke"

"I go out drinking, have sex without a condom and beat myself up."

The Institutions of HIV Infection

The spread of HIV is bigger than two people having sex or sharing needles.

The 7 Queens of 'Drag Race' Who Left TV Too Soon

Because sometimes the fans see what the judges don't.