HIV

Billy Porter is no longer keeping his HIV diagnosis a secret from the world.

As the decade comes to a close, scientists have made a jarring discovery. Apparently, there’s a brand new strain of HIV. “The strain is a part of the Group M version of HIV-1,” CNN reports, adding “the same family of virus subtypes to blame for the global HIV pandemic, according to Abbott Laboratories, which conducted […]

Frank Ocean has announced plans to open a brand new club night in New York City called PrEP+. PrEP+ is also the name of the HIV prevention drug, prevention drug pre-exposure prophylaxis, that has been introduced to the market. The flyer for the new club notably says ‘THE WORLD’ at the end, this is likely […]

Beginning in 2020, patients in California will be able to receive HIV prevention drugs without a prescription. This bill, which was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom, will now allow pharmacists to give pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to those who are at an increased, or higher risk of contracting HIV, and dispense post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to people […]

With so much stigma and ignorance that exists about the auto-immune disease, HIV-positive folks might often have a hard time dealing with rude comments, and outright discrimination from certain businesses. According to Into, Nikko Briteramos claims the owner of King of Kuts barbershop in Los Angeles told him he couldn’t serve positive people because he […]

We cannot afford to be silent in our oppression, George M. Johnson writes.

Young Black people are much more concerned about the global HIV and AIDS epidemic in comparison to all other demographic in America, according to a new study.