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Celebrating a health care hero on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Dr. Ada Stewart has devoted her life to helping her community, and is especially focused on educating Black women about HIV.

How I helped change the law that put me and other Black people with HIV behind bars

Reflecting on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, one individual's battle against outdated HIV laws and deep-seated stigma highlights the urgent need for change and compassion.

Meet Two Amazing Activists Speaking Up About Black Women and HIV

These busy moms and community organizers shine a light on issues facing Black women living with HIV in a documentary co-produced by Sheryl Lee Ralph.

Trans Women Less Likely to Contract HIV With Gender-Affirming Care

Recent reporting hopes to build a more accurate portrayal of the vulnerability within the trans population.

Leading HIV Scientist Opens Up About Her Fight Against the Virus

Kundai Chinyenze leads a global initiative that refuses to stop until a vaccine is found.

Bangladesh Makes Great Strides in Preventing Children Being Born With HIV

The country’s Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission program has a 95 percent success rate.

ViiV Healthcare Launches Activity Books for HIV Education in Black Women

The books aim to change the way Black women are disproportionately affected by HIV.

Dissolvable Strips Made With Tobacco May Fight HIV, STIs

Tests are ongoing on the strips, which also function as contraceptives.

Plus Cover Star Sheryl Lee Ralph to Perform at Super Bowl LVII

The Emmy-winning actress and HIV advocate will sing the Black National Anthem.

Actress Lexi Underwood Says Young People Can Help Fight HIV

The (RED) ambassador reflects on her life-changing trip to Tanzania and says her activism is just beginning.

Reflecting on Nancy Pelosi's Longtime Fight Against HIV

Though the outspoken representative has handed in her speaker’s gavel, her momentous HIV work will continue.

Man Injects Ex-Wife with HIV-Positive Blood

The man told police the attack was inspired by a TV show. 

New Film Shows How Dionne Warwick Took on AIDS Crisis and Racism

The CNN documentary "Don't Make Me Over" looks back on the legendary entertainer's life and career.

Sheryl Lee Ralph is Helping Tell Real Stories of Black Women Living With HIV

The legendary talent and longtime ally opens up about her magical Emmy moment, her new HIV-themed documentary, and the power of perseverance. 

South Africa to Decriminalize Sex Work to Combat HIV & Crime Against Women

The country currently has one of the highest rates of HIV diagnoses in the world.

Don't Forget About Women Living With HIV in the U.S.

Entrepreneur Lynette Trawick is bringing awareness around women and HIV.

Largest U.S. Survey of Trangender Americans Aims to Fuel Change

Priority groups include people of color, older adults, rural Americans, immigrants, and people living with HIV. 

HIV Prevention Groups for Black Women Receive Millions in Funding

ViiV Healthcare recently granted 17 community groups $8 million in awards. 

Social Media Influencer Reveals Fertility Status After AIDS Diagnosis

Gena Tew has documented her journey since her diagnosis in March.

‘Mean Girls’ Star Jonathan Bennett: Breast Exams Aren't Just for Women

The out actor wants to de-stigmatize breast health.