Trump’s “deploy or get out” policy could force HIV-positive soldiers into early retirement

Sgt. Nick Harrison has served in the U.S. military for 18 years. Thanks to a positive HIV diagnosis, a new policy from the Trump administration could render him ineligible.


‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 17: HIV-positive service members; the death of Tyrone West (full transcript)

"I’ma keep fighting nonstop until killer cops are in cell blocks."

HIV-positive people with undetectable viral loads cannot transmit the disease, study shows

“You would have to have condomless sex for at least 420 years to have one incident of HIV transmission."

Mic Daily: Trump to miss immigration deadline, scientists move forward with HIV vaccine and more

Every day, 'Mic' brings you important stories from around the world that fuel conversation.

Scientists just hit a new milestone for testing their HIV vaccine

A potentially HIV-preventing vaccine is about to be tested on 2,600 at-risk women in southern Africa.

“I never dreamed this would be possible”: Working toward a world without AIDS

The United Nations has audaciously declared that HIV and AIDS will be virtually eliminated worldwide by 2030 via strategic moves for prevention and treatment.

Advocacy groups sue Department of Defense over policies toward HIV-positive service members

The lawsuits are an effort to change the public perceptions about Americans living with HIV.

‘BPM’ is a beautiful film about AIDS activism. How did the Oscars snub it for best foreign film?

To every extent that a film can be a shoo-in for the best foreign language film statuette, 'BPM' should’ve had it in the bag, but it wasn't even nominated.

How the Muslim community is combatting the stigma around HIV and AIDS

Muslim Americans are not as alone as they once were when it comes to stigmatizing and lack of information regarding HIV and AIDS.

This Toronto pop-up hired only HIV-positive chefs to prove you can’t contract the disease from food

A recent study from a Canadian hospital found that nearly 40% of responders didn't want to eat food prepared by someone who is HIV positive.

Why I made a funny video about HIV

Comedian Michael Henry's new short "This video is about HIV" is about, you guessed it, HIV.

A new discovery could change the way we treat HIV

A new type of scientifically engineered antibody was 99% effective at preventing HIV infection in macaques.

This child kept HIV in remission for 8 years without drugs. Here’s what that really means.

More than eight years after his initial treatment, the child is still in remission.

AIDS deaths are almost half of what they were in 2005 — but experts worry Trump could reverse that

Trump's proposed budget cuts could be detrimental for those living with HIV.

Trump urges people to get tested for HIV as GOP gears up to cut funding to Medicaid, family planning

The Senate health care bill would put people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States at risk, experts say.

6 members of Trump's HIV/AIDS advisory board resign

One former member says Trump "simply does not care" about the HIV epidemic.


Mississippi to begin charging $25 for HIV testing despite high HIV rates

The result will likely hurt an already overburdened population.

What do HIV long-term survivors think of life in Trump's America?

June 5 is HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day.

Trans women of color with HIV may lose an important lifeline under Trump's 2018 budget

"It's like turning the clock back," one provider said.

Reports of people being fired for having HIV spiked in 2016. Trump could make it worse.

HIV/AIDS advocates worry discrimination against those with the virus will get worse under the Trump administration.

Mike Pence is being praised for his response to an HIV outbreak. There's one big problem.

People are lauding Pence for responding to an HIV outbreak that he helped cause.

Jackie Evancho defends decision to play Trump's inauguration after opening up about sister

Jackie Evancho is still performing at Trump's inauguration, even though his administration is openly anti-LGBTQA.

How to get 'Hamilton' tickets in 2017: Tips and tricks to get tickets this year

There actually are ways to see Hamilton before 2050.

Who's the most at risk for contracting HIV in 2016?

Certain groups are more at risk than others.

Mike Pence's new neighbors are "welcoming" him with rainbow LGBTQ pride flags

A big rainbow welcome mat for Mike Pence.


What the fight against AIDS looks like around the world

The fight against HIV/AIDS is fought in the streets as well as in the lab.

HIV-positive Americans contemplate challenges in Donald Trump's America

Living with HIV under Trump will present unique challenges.

HIV needs to be a part of the conversation when we talk about Mike Pence and 'Hamilton'

People are calling Donald Trump's tweets about 'Hamilton' a distraction. Here's what we should be talking about.

'How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Finding Prince Charming' show 2 sides of dating with HIV

HIV was a major character on Thursday night TV.