HIV

Documentary

How Dr. Ruth Brought Radical Sexual Politics Out of the Shadows

Director Ryan White talks to Broadly about his new documentary on Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the legendary educator who took sex out of the bedroom and onto the dinner table.
Joi Childs
2.7.19
Culture

Danai Gurira Says We Need to 'Re-Engage' the HIV Epidemic in Africa

"Black Panther" star Danai Gurira recently accepted her title as a UN Global Ambassador and spoke about her passion for HIV prevention and education.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
12.10.18
Life

Aging, Overlooked, and HIV-Positive

In the 1980s, HIV/AIDS was seen as a disease that only affected gay men. Almost 40 years later, women that lived through a crisis they weren’t considered a part of would like us to remember it—and them.
Emma Russell
12.6.18
Life

The Trans Woman Who Became a Dragon

I spent a day with Eva Tiamat Medusa, a trans woman who modified her body to become a dragon.
Diana Tourjée
9.20.18
Dating

I Am HIV-Positive. This Is What It's Like to Date

When writer and activist Juno Roche was diagnosed with HIV in the early 1990s, it felt like being given a death sentence. She explains what it was like to date and find intimacy again while living with HIV.
Juno Roche
8.23.18
Health

The Myth That PrEP Is Just For Gay Men is Hurting Women

PrEP has been hailed as a revolutionary drug breakthrough in the prevention of HIV. But UK doctors are still having trouble convincing women it's for them, too.
Jake Hall
8.22.18
Health

The Dictator Who Forced Me Into Bogus HIV Treatment—And Nearly Killed Me

In the 2000s, former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh believed that he had the power to heal HIV/AIDS. Fatou Jatta was one of the thousands of patients made to undergo his sham treatment.
Anna Pujol Mazzini
4.12.18
Unscrewing Ourselves

The Role-Playing Video Game Where Teens Navigate Sex

“If a school or youth program has a good curriculum—great, this can augment it. If it doesn’t, this can go in and be easily accessible, as that really is the goal.”
Kimberly Lawson
11.27.17
HIV

After Losing Her Family to AIDS, This Woman Built an App to Save Lives

When Ruth Nabembezi's sister and parents died in her teens, the 22-year-old Ugandan created Ask Without Shame, an online platform for young people to get the sexual health information they need.
Alice McCool
10.5.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

Sex Ed Is a Basic Human Right We Deny to Teens Every Day

"If the doctor knows you're sick, he's supposed to tell you. That's a fundamental principle of medical ethics, and countries and government programs also have obligations to provide correct and complete information."
Kimberly Lawson
8.25.17
Health

Don't Try This at Home: Why Self-Screening for STIs Could Do More Harm than Good

A Broadly investigation has discovered at least two websites are exploiting a legal loophole to import questionable HIV and STI tests.
Michelle Duff
2.24.17
Health

We Can't End the HIV Crisis Unless We Get Serious About Sexual Health in Prisons

If the US wants to take the crisis of HIV in African American communities seriously, researchers and HIV advocates say they must treat prisoners with the same time-tested health practices that are used on the outside, which includes making condoms and...
Peter Moskowitz
12.31.16
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