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October 19 2016 7:00 AM

The impact of the epidemic — and the activism it launched — reverberates through time in Tim Murphy’s new novel, Christodora.

October 19 2016 6:30 AM

Advocates turn to homeless youth, former drug users, House Balls, texting, and apps to reach underserved communities.

October 18 2016 11:51 AM

San Francisco is undeniably on target to meet their goal of Getting to Zero, but Los Angeles is struggling to catch up, and Fresno is barely in the game.

October 17 2016 7:00 AM

Skin Wars’ Latino artist, Michael Mejia, is living with HIV —  and battling what he sees as the real epidemic: stigma.

October 03 2016 5:00 AM

A gay, Latino artist best known for his hyper-realistic body paintings, Michael Mejia is the breakout star of Skin Wars and Skin Wars: Fresh Paint on Game Show Network. Mejia — who painted a giant revolutionary mural in Oaxaca, Mexico, and worked with celebrities like Claudia Schiffer and musicians including  Jason Derulo and Timbaland. In this exclusive interview, the 26-year-old artist comes out about his HIV status and talks about the rampant stigma, his artistic collaborations, amazingly supportive mother, and the rite of passage that had him literally dangling from hooks piercing his skin. Plus: A treatment breakthrough, a poz congressman, and 13 unforgettable HIV+ TV storylines.

September 29 2016 3:41 PM
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