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Three major catastrophic hurricanes have impacted the areas with the highest HIV rates, here's how you can help.

October 13 2017 4:00 AM

Prince Charming star Eric Leonardos won our hearts as the winner of the gay dating reality show, but working behind the scenes is usually his gig. Now the HIV-positive hairstylist and beauty expert is giving women — often those living with HIV or otherwise marginalized by circumstance — the Cinderella treatment (and celebrating their inner beauty, too). Leonardos is America's gay boy-next-door, but he's not the only poz reality star burning up this issue. Activist and gender-bending performer Ongina graces our second cover and talks about love, marriage, and his new HIV campaign. Plus: Our World AIDS Day look at the decades-long search for the cure.

September 29 2017 1:27 PM

MTV's The Real World star Karamo Brown took a few years out of the limelight, but he's now back with three TV series, a movie, and a very important new mission. His new organization, 6in10, is meant to battle the stigma and miseducation around black gay and bi men and HIV transmission. Now that the stats are closer to one in two black gay or bi men will become HIV-positive in their lifetimes, Brown's mission is all the more urgent. Plus: Inside the life-saving new operations that are letting people with HIV get new kidneys after their own have failed. Also in this issue: Fighting drug resistance, a mumps outbreak in L.A., a new hep C cure, and Truvada goes generic.

July 18 2017 12:46 PM

Former basketball star DeMarco Majors talks about surviving assault and living with HIV.

May 26 2017 3:52 AM

Our much-anticipated Annual  HIV & Hep C Treatment Guide profiles every medication used to treat HIV, hep C, or related complications. Get the low down on what your meds do, which side effects to watch out for, and what you should never take them with. Plus: Basketball star to TV star, DeMarco Majors talks about learning he was HIV-positive, the impact on his treatment, and what demons he still struggles with.

May 25 2017 12:14 PM

He mesmerized us as Omar on The Wire, charmed us as Chalky on Boardwalk Empire, and still has us coming back for more as half of the titular Hap and Leonard. So expertly crafting another gay character on TV (real-life, HIV-positive veteran Ken Jones on When We Rise) was smooth sailing for the actor and activist. But the reasons why he took this role was way more personal than many realize.

March 20 2017 5:00 AM

This "Just Diagnosed" issue looks at the key things you need to know when you first find out you're living with HIV. There's 10 tips to coping with the new diagnosis, 7 ways to stay safe, and how treatment and disclosure is changing in Jackson, Mississippi, and San Francisco. Plus: Michael K. Williams (the star of When We Rise and Hap and Leonard) talks about why playing a gay, HIV-positive man was so personal for him. Cecilia Chung, one of the most visible transgender, HIV+ leaders in U.S. meets her onscreen counterpart and Twiggy Pucci Garcon takes us inside the Kiki scene — and its HIV advocacy work, one LGBT youth at a time.

March 15 2017 1:21 PM