A decade after the first National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, men remain the face of the disease.
Growing up, I was ashamed to tell my friends and family that I was gay because of the stigma associated with it in my community. Imagine growing up with the fear that I will either die, go to Hell, or succumb to AIDS.
This gay, HIV-positive activist has been on the ground in Missouri — site of the Ferguson protests — and he's not happy with what he's seen. But it's not what you think.
Twenty years after his death, HIV and AIDS activist Pedro Zamora's legacy remains crucial in the the fight against the virus.
My campaign is about showing people that living with HIV in 2014 is not a death sentence. It is not something I am ashamed of, nor something I will back away from. It is part of who I am, and part of the unique life experience that makes me who I am — and makes me qualified to represent the whole community.