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Living and Dying in Times of Crisis: The Great Believers, by Rebecca Makkai

“It’s always a matter, isn’t it, of waiting for the world to come unraveled? When things hold together, it’s only temporary.”

Simply put, The Great Believers… 777 more words

Book Review

Man tells BBC he's a serial rapist spreading HIV on purpose

An HIV positive Johannesburg man has told the BBC in an interview that not only is he a serial rapist, he’s doing it in order to spread the disease. 971 more words


Let me tell you about James…

About 30 years ago we used to chill in a run-down apartment complex in Northern Virginia. It was the type of place where black and white weren’t the only colors, and Route 1 ran through the center of town, like lines drawn on a school playground- daring, taunting the other side to cross. 251 more words


Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer #2 (2018) "Fearless Lives Forever"

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek), who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. 149 more words


Françoise Barré-Sinoussi: Virus Hunter

It was early 1983 and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi of the prestigious Pasteur Institute in Paris was busy at the centrifuge trying to detect the presence of a retrovirus. 1,064 more words

Hackaday Columns

Call for Abstracts: “Linking Students, Policy and Practice’’

Share-Net Netherlands and Oxfam Novib Academy kindly invite you to the 7th annual
meeting “Linking Students, Policy and Practice”.
This meeting will bring together policymakers, practitioners and researchers working on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in international development and students who have finalized, or are in the last stages of finalizing their Master’s research on SRHR and HIV and AIDS. 216 more words

Academy Activities

Taking a daily pill to stop HIV has removed a shadow over my sex life – no one should be denied that

There’s a shadow that follows many gay men through their lives. That shadow is the risk of contracting HIV.

Growing up in the aftermath of the AIDS crisis, and throughout Section 28, I had zero idea of what a healthy sex life was supposed to look like. 983 more words