15 HIV Advocates to Watch in 2015
March 12 2015 4:07 PM ET

15 HIV Advocates to Watch in 2015

Mark S. King

Meet the activists from around the globe who will be taking on HIV issues in unique ways this year.

23 Celebrities Who Lost Their Battle With AIDS
March 11 2015 6:46 PM ET

23 Celebrities Who Lost Their Battle With AIDS

Leslie Dobbins

These men and women left enormous legacies with their lives and deaths.

After a Battle With Depression, Fans Witness The Resurrection of Gay Rapper Solomon
March 10 2015 3:08 PM ET

After a Battle With Depression, Fans Witness The Resurrection of Gay Rapper Solomon

Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Last year gay hip-hop artist Solomon died. Now the genre-bending musician is back. And he looks damn good for a dead man.

GMHC Honors Founder It Once Ousted, Larry Kramer
February 24 2015 5:58 PM ET

GMHC Honors Founder it Once Ousted, Larry Kramer

Daniel Reynolds

Kelsey Louie, the new CEO of Gay Men’s Health Crisis, says an event honoring the organization’s ousted founder, Larry Kramer, marks an important turning point in the fight against HIV.

No. 20 of 20 Most Amazing HIV-Positive Women: Jacqueline Williams
February 20 2015 5:05 AM ET

No. 20 of 20 Most Amazing HIV-Positive Women: Jacqueline Williams

Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Working as a receptionist at one of the world’s largest HIV organizations has let this activist walk her talk.

No. 19 of 20 Most Amazing HIV-Positive Women: Jessica Whitbread
February 20 2015 5:00 AM ET

No. 19 of 20 Most Amazing HIV-Positive Women: Jessica Whitbread

Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall

This amazing organizer and activist might be making her biggest dent with old fashioned tea parties — with a modern twist.

Elizabeth Taylor’s Grandkids are AIDS Activists, Too
February 19 2015 5:00 AM ET

Elizabeth Taylor’s Grandkids are AIDS Activists, Too

HIV Plus Editors

The Hollywood legend founded AIDS organizations, inspired generations of people with HIV, and left behind a family tree of people who continue to work on our causes.

No. 18 of 20 Most Amazing HIV-Positive Women: Lisa Tiger
February 19 2015 5:00 AM ET

No. 18 of 20 Most Amazing HIV-Positive Women: Lisa Tiger

Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Poz since the 1980s, Lisa Tiger has used education and storytelling to show what it's like to be a Native American living with HIV today — and to push others to include Native traditions in the testing to treatment care continuum.

No. 17 of 20 Most Amazing HIV-Positive Women: Maria Mejia
February 19 2015 5:00 AM ET

No. 17 of 20 Most Amazing HIV-Positive Women: Maria Mejia

Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall

This Latina activist has given lesbians with HIV a voice and given a face to women affected by the epidemic, a rarity in the media and beyond.

No. 16 of 20 Most Amazing HIV-Positive Women: Kia Michelle Benbow (a.k.a. Kia Labeija)
February 18 2015 5:05 AM ET

No. 16 of 20 Most Amazing HIV-Positive Women: Kia Michelle Benbow (a.k.a. Kia Labeija)

Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Cofounder of the artists’ collective #GenAIDS, this artist utilize art to connect with the younger generation and popular culture, pushing for an artistic revival in which the reflection of HIV and AIDS is not about fear and death but rather celebration of life. 

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