Honoring Our Experience

Terry was twenty-six when he was diagnosed with HIV in December 1994. He had been feeling under the weather with flu-like symptoms on and...

Derek Canas: Advocate

Hey Mr. DJ! The "smallest" kid in the class plays a big role in the South Text & Photos by Sean Black Raised along the golden marshes...

Michael Lucas

A Man for All Reasons Outspoken, Eclectic Entrepreneur Michael Lucas Sounds Off Fervently About HIV Prevention by Dann Dulin Photos by Christopher Logan Raised in Russia and...

Holiday Warmth, Letting It Show: APLA

Text and Photos by Sean Black Although the weather outside was a bit frightful, L.A.’s glitterati was delightful. They braved the misty rain to attend...

Sada Thompson

It's All About Family Actress Sada Thompson Converses with A&U’S Dann Dulin About the Work of Caring, Starring in the AIDS-Themed Movie, Andre's Mother, and...

Mondo Guerra/Project Runway All-Stars

Custom Tailoring Mondo Guerra encourages individuals living with HIV/AIDS to design their own care by Angela Leroux-Lindsey It’s been a whirlwind year since Mondo Guerra, the charismatic...

Cate Cameron

Flash Forwar Through a photodocumentary and a non-profit, Cameras4Change, Cate Cameron employs photography as a means of empowerment by Chael Needle "Is there something about photography—?” I...

Jesús Guillén: Advocate

Surviving Still Activist & Singer Jesús Guillén Raises His Voice for Long-Term Survivors by Hank Trout Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Sean Black Born in Ciudad Valles, SLP,...

Dr. Rachel Levine: Advocate

Making History Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania's Physician General, is breaking down barriers and focusing attention on HIV treatment and prevention by Chip Alfred Photographed Exclusively for A&U...

A Message to Donald Trump: Harlem United

A Message to Donald Trump Harlem United clients & staff share their thoughts, hopes and fears on the eve of a new administration by Sean Black and...