BuzzFeed LGBT editor Saeed Jones joins journalists Steven Thrasher and Dave Tuller to discuss sex, gay men, and what we are (and aren’t) doing. “Marriage and wedding registries are much easier to talk about than fucking.”
Scientists find New York to be the most unhappy major city in the United States. But cheer up, New Yorkers, your hometown is also pretty great.
Among the victims of Flight MH17 were delegates headed to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne. The video was screened at the conference’s candlelight vigil to honor the lives lost in the tragedy.
But an HIV cure is “many, many years away”.
We asked delegates at Melbourne’s International AIDS Conference to share something important. These are their must-read answers.
“You remind us how precious human life can be.”
“The cure for AIDS may have been on that plane.” At least 6 delegates traveling to the International AIDS Conference were aboard Flight MH17 when it was shot down.
The so-called “Mississippi Baby” was born in 2010 and went years without detectable levels of HIV. However, during a checkup this month doctors once again found the virus.
Grier currently has 8.7 million followers on Vine.
Iowa’s highest court has thrown out Nick Rhoades’ 25-year prison sentence for criminal transmission of HIV.
Minnesota joined 21 other states Thursday when it passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana, but it’s the only state that won’t legalize smoking it.
Following two high-profile box office bombs, the Friday Night Lights alum is thriving after re-embracing the beauty of quieter roles.
“Gender lines are blurred and every person is unique in how they see themselves,” says Carerra of the poster promoting Vienna’s 22nd annual Life Ball.
JJ owned this place before Bey was even grown.
Last month, the Egyptian army announced it had come up with a cure for Hepatitis C and AIDS. Despite the cure being widely ridiculed, many desperate Egyptians are now banking on it.
The anatomy of the Twitterstorm that cost media PR pro Justine Sacco her job.
Justine Sacco is at the center of a massive Twitter storm after apparently joking that white people can’t get AIDS. Update: The Twitter account has been deleted.
In Jon Cohen’s 2001 book, Shots in the Dark: The Wayward Search for an AIDS Vaccine, he detailed the Reagan administration’s early indifference to the growing epidemic. White House acting press secretary Larry Speakes, and some of the reporters at press briefings, found the crisis to be quite the joking matter.
This week for BuzzReads, Kathleen McLaughlin profiles an elderly activist who battled the Chinese government to expose the truth behind one of the country’s largest AIDS outbreaks. Read that, and these other great stories from around BuzzFeed and the web.
My transition from scared kid to die-hard horror devotee was a lot like coming out of the closet. As it turns out, I’m not the only gay man who feels that way.
In Elton John’s book, Love Is The Cure, the singer says it would be surprisingly economical for the United States to go from “treatment and prevention for some, to treatment and prevention for all who need it.”
The premise is a woman goes on to the subway and gets into a physical altercation with her boyfriend because he gave her AIDS.
This is the fourth such case in less than three weeks.
The facts about HIV are well-known and agreed upon by HIV specialist and HIV/AIDS organizations in the United States, but the myths around HIV remain rife. When it comes to fighting these myths, we say “let knowledge be your shield and sword!”
“The reality is lesbians are HIV-positive. The reality is lesbians are so in denial,” a black lesbian activist in the township of Khayelitsha tells BuzzFeed. A recent study found almost one in 10 women who have sex with women in southern Africa is HIV-positive, but homophobia and the stigma of the disease among lesbians make it difficult to confront.
A day before Obama and Bush have a joint appearance in Tanzania, Obama rebuffs critics of his AIDS policy and praises George W. Bush’s efforts.
Today, on National HIV Testing day, a new site has launched complete with interactive maps on a national, state, and local level.
Chief justice sets limits on the conditions the federal government can set for groups that accept federal money. Justices Scalia and Thomas disagreed.
In 1992, Malcolm-Jamal Warner (aka Theo Huxtable) directed a “hip” PSA to inform young people about HIV and AIDS. The results are total early ‘90s cheesiness.
June 5th was the 32nd anniversary of AIDS being discovered.