Adam B. Shapiro: Advocate

A Beautiful Heart Actor Adam B. Shapiro talks about The Normal Heart, de-stigmatizing HIV and bridging divides Text & photos by Alina Oswald Many might recognize NYC-based...

Lillibeth Gonzalez: Advocate

To Be Continued.... Lillibeth Gonzalez, a long-term AIDS survivor, used her pain as a stepping stone into her “golden” years by Candace Y.A. Montague Photographed exclusively for...

Candy Samples’ Powers for Good: Scott Kramer

Scott Kramer, LCSW, is another New Yorker I’m proud to call a dear friend. Five years ago we bonded over stories about HIV, as...

Shaun David Hutchinson: Writer & Advocate

Choosing Life An Intrepid Advocate, YA Author Shaun David Hutchinson Encourages Readers to Protect Their Mental and Their Sexual Health by Dann Dulin Photos by Chris Piedra Suicide....

Mj Rodriguez: Cover Story

Role-Model Realness Triple threat actress, singer, voguer Mj Rodriguez is poised to uplift the transgender community one stage at a time Text & photos by Sean Black As...

Chuck Forester: Writer & Advocate

Sex Is Our Birthright Chuck Forester revisits the early epidemic in his new novel by Raymond Luczak Because I’d grown up in the Upper Midwest, as in...

Reverend Yolanda: Advocate

Sacred Calling Award-winning singer/songwriter Reverend Yolanda offers a course in miracles, teaching about trans and HIV activism, self-empowerment & self-growth Text & Photos by Alina Oswald I...

Brad Grimes: Advocate

Moving Mountains Brad Grimes Helps to Combat HIV and Stigma in West Virginia, the Reddest of the States by Hank Trout Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Ella...

Sur Rodney (Sur): Cover Story

Radical Presence Sur Rodney (Sur) talks about redressing AIDS lies through art by Larry Buhl Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Sean Black I like to have a good...

Toni Kitti: Artist

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