HIV: The Latest Advances, News & Headlines

HIV
The current story of HIV is that there is no scientific reason people should die from this disease. Science has developed effective treatments over the last generation that can allow poz people to achieve an undetectable viral load and live a long, healthy life. Thanks to the community efforts of U=U, more and more people are understanding the basic fact that “undetectable” means incapable of transmitting the virus. Still, while community actions have changed the epidemic, there's still a long way to go on the path forward. PrEP, the daily prevention pill, is highly effective at preventing transmission of the virus and has been a source of groundbreaking community activism, changing the course of the epidemic. Here at Hornet we want to keep you informed on all the latest scientific advances and headlines surrounding HIV and issues that intersect with the virus, from health care and stigma to decriminalization efforts.
HIV
Rock Hudson, Decades Later: Has Hollywood Made Any Progress Dealing With HIV?

In 1985, Hollywood heartthrob Rock Hudson appeared on national television, visibly ill, but does Hollywood care about HIV anymore?

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Being HIV-Positive is an Ongoing ‘Coming Out’ Process With a Powerful Impact

Coming out as poz is the single greatest thing we can do to combat stigma, allowing others to understand the complex ways HIV impacts all our lives

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7 Times TV Got HIV-Positive Characters Right (and 1 Series That Never Bothered)

Every once in a while a TV show gets it right, like with these stand-out characters throughout decades of television

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UEFU Is a 2-Part Adult Film Seeking to Destigmatize HIV

U Equals Fucking U, or UEFU, is a brand-new two-part adult film looking to destigmatize HIV through its support of the U=U concept (Undetectable = Untransmittable) and exploration of sex after a positive diagnosis. British film star Kayden Gray helms UEFU as both the lead and the writer of the[…]

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