13th Transgender Murder Victim of 2017: Josie Berrios

This year’s latest casualty in the ongoing war on transgender women is Josie Berrios, 28. She lived in Ithaca, New York, and was described by those who loved her as a proud transgender woman of color. Berrios had what police say was a “personal relationship” with a man named Michael Davis, 45. Police have charged(…)

HIV Long-term Survivors Fight Invisibility and Isolation

It’s been 36 years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published its announcement that young gay men were suffering from an unidentified illness. Nearly four decades later, many individuals who contracted HIV in the early days are of the epidemic are still alive — but many are also hardly living. June 5 marked HIV Long-Term(…)