Twenty-four years ago, a Missouri father plunged a needle filled with HIV-positive blood into his son’s vein. No one at the time could’ve imagined anything worse. But even more astonishing is the life the son turned out to live.
The delicate process of telling a ten-year-old she is HIV-positive.
The debate surrounding Truvada, the first drug approved by the FDA to prevent HIV.
“His life with the virus would be his witness, his public testimony. Performance as life, and life as performance.”
In search of the former boxing champ, who refuses to believe he has HIV.
Sex and status disclosure in the age of Grindr and undetectable HIV-levels.
I've grown, over the last few months, the beginnings of concerned; he's started to suffer bouts of malaise. Nothing too regular, or too terrible: mild stomach aches, sore joints, general lethargy. In anyone else, it could be anything, etc. In Chad, I grow attuned to the slightest variation in temperature, to the distracted look behind his eyes when food isn't sitting with him.
Timothy Brown was diagnosed with HIV in the ’90s. In 2006, he found that a new, unrelated disease threatened his life: leukemia. After chemo failed, doctors resorted to a bone marrow transplant. That transplant erased any trace of HIV from his body, and may hold the secret of curing AIDS.