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Fierce and Fit: 5 LGBTQ Instructors Working It Out at Home

How Risky is Flying During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

By Ryan Leeds |
Does your home workout need a recharge? EDGE chats with five experts from the LGBTQ community who are taking their muscle-burning classes online for solo summer fun.

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Supreme Court Upholds Prostitution Pledge for AIDS Funding

Supreme Court Upholds Prostitution Pledge for AIDS Funding

| Jun 30
The Supreme Court has upheld a provision of federal law that requires foreign affiliates of U.S.-based health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition of receiving taxpayer money to fight AIDS around the world.

WHO Reports Largest Single-Day Increase in Coronavirus Cases

WHO Reports Largest Single-Day Increase in Coronavirus Cases

| By Joseph Wilson and Jamey Keaten | Jun 21
The World Health Organization on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours.

Why Are Hispanic/Latino Men 4 Times More Likely to Get HIV Than White Men?

Why Are Hispanic/Latino Men 4 Times More Likely to Get HIV Than White Men?

| By Billy McEntee | Jun 19
Despite an overall decrease in HIV infection rates, the rates for Hispanic/Latino men who have sex with men are more than four times that of white males. EDGE finds out why.

Lives Lost: South African HIV and Apartheid Activist

Lives Lost: South African HIV and Apartheid Activist

| By Mogomotsi Magome | Jun 19
Clarence Mini's life was marked by battles against formidable foes. The South African doctor fought apartheid — receiving his medical training in exile — the government's denial of HIV/AIDS and rampant corruption.

AP Fact Check: Trump on an AIDS Vaccine that Doesn't Exist

AP Fact Check: Trump on an AIDS Vaccine that Doesn't Exist

| By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Jun 17
Seizing on a medical milestone that doesn't exist, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he thinks the same scientific expertise that produced a vaccine for AIDS can deliver one soon for COVID-19, too. There is no vaccine for AIDS.

A Long-Term Survivor's Hope: End the HIV Epidemic

A Long-Term Survivor's Hope: End the HIV Epidemic

| Jun 5
A long-time HIV survivor emphasizes the steps the federal government needs to take in order to end the HIV epidemic.

More Reactions to the Death of AIDS Activist, Writer Larry Kramer

More Reactions to the Death of AIDS Activist, Writer Larry Kramer

| May 28
More reactions to the death of Larry Kramer, the AIDS activist and playwright who turned his fury into mass protests and helped raise the profile of the disease.

Activists, Celebs and More Pay Tribute to Larry Kramer on Social Media

Activists, Celebs and More Pay Tribute to Larry Kramer on Social Media

| May 28
After it was announced that AIDS and LGBTQ activist Larry Kramer died Wednesday at 84, tributes from fellow activists, celebrities and others soon came pouring in on social media.

AIDS Activist, Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84

AIDS Activist, Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84

| May 27
Larry Kramer, one of the most prominent activists to the AIDS crisis in the 80s and 90s, died Wednesday in Manhattan, according to The New York Times. He was 84.

Long-Acting Injectable HIV Prevention Drug Proven Effective in Trial

Long-Acting Injectable HIV Prevention Drug Proven Effective in Trial

| May 21
Injected once every eight weeks, recent studies reveal that the drug cabotegravir safely and effectively prevents HIV acquisition in men who have sex with men and transgender women who have sex with men.

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