"HIV will always be a part of my life... by running towards it, you can decide exactly how you want to live with it." Inspiring read from Tyler Curry on how he lives his best life. (via HIV Plus Magazine)
Nico comes from a tight knit family, and his mom and sister worried about his risk for #HIV. So when they found out about PrEP – the HIV prevention pill – they were thrilled. Watch this amazing story of family acceptance and support.
"If Trumpcare were to be enacted as written, it would be a devastating blow to all of our HIV efforts, both care and prevention." #HIV advocates express worry about impact of healthcare proposal. (via Upworthy)
"I did everything I needed to do to make sure she got here HIV-negative." Masonia Traylor talks with TIME about learning she was living with HIV and how ongoing treatment helped her have a healthy, HIV negative child.
“The story of AIDS is more than a disease. The real underpinnings of that story are about humanity, social justice, human rights and what it means to be a citizen of the world." (via The New York Times)
"Though it may seem appropriate to discourage HIV transmission, laws that create HIV-specific crimes 'are unjust and harmful to public health around the world,' according to the Infectious Diseases Society of America," Slate.com reports.
“I had the great honor of representing my mother and Mrs. Taylor by wearing that same 25-year-old Red Ribbon to continue to bring awareness and solidarity to the fight against AIDS." (via Entertainment Weekly, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation)
"The quilt ended up being the largest community-arts project in the world and touched the hearts of tens of millions of people across the planet.” Powerful interview with Cleve Jones in People about becoming an activist and how an #HIV diagnosis inspired him to create the now-famous AIDS memorial quilt.
"Ensuring affordable and accessible care for people with HIV is also necessary to prevent new HIV infections." Slate.com examines the role of the Affordable Care Act - aka #Obamacare - in increasing access to #HIV testing and #PrEP, the prevention pill.
For more about health coverage and HIV, go to: greaterthan.org/healthcoverage