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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.

Meet the Black Woman Who Invented an Improved HIV Test

Scientist Catherine Kibirige's new assay test will help the most in need in Africa, as well as aid in HIV research.

Kristine Gebbie, the U.S.'s First AIDS Czar, Has Passed at 78

The former nurse served in numerous public roles before spearheading the nation’s response to the AIDS crisis.

Longtime HIV Advocate Rita Rockett on the Power of Smashing Stigma

In an exclusive clip, Rockett discusses how a simple hug could brighten the day of those living with HIV during the darkest days of the epidemic.

Still She Rises: Celebrating the Strength of Black Women

Whether fighting racism, misogyny, or HIV, Black women have always persevered in the face of adversity.

Garcelle Beauvais of 'Real Housewives' is Also a Longtime HIV Advocate

The Haitian-born actress and model has long been using her platform to make the world a better place, including for those living with HIV. 

Plus 148 May-June Issue: Alexandra Billings, Troye Sivan, and More

In this issue, we focus on women and HIV — and Hollywood's shifting attitude on the topic — and celebrate six years of U=U.