On Nov. 7, 2012, Devineil Brown, then 25, woke up at 8 a.m. in his Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment. He got up, made his bed, showered and walked his… Read more “A Turbulent Relationship Ends in Death but the Silence Continues”
Waldo Rodriguez, Jeff McPherson, Barry Washington. Those were just three of the thousands of names read on Thursday honoring New Yorkers who have died of HIV/AIDS in… Read more “Memorial Honors New Yorkers Who Have Died of HIV/AIDS”
Theo Todd, 22, lined up a shot at a New York Gay Pool League match Tuesday. “It’s just me and the ball,” said Todd. “It’s like my… Read more “On World AIDS Day, Gay Pool League Cues Fundraising, Focus for a Brooklynite”
Gerardo Pineda, 51, was diagnosed with AIDS 20 years ago and celebrates World AIDS Day every year. “I celebrate my life today because I live with HIV,”… Read more “New York City Latinos Remember Loved Ones on World AIDS Day”
Al Lewis grew up in Brooklyn, but after years of crime, drug addiction, homelessness and prison he’s getting a fresh start. This time in The Bronx, at 72.
Written by Ashley E. Chappo, Video by Grete Suarez In January 2014, the government of Nigeria passed the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, a bill that criminalized… Read more “Far from Home”
The Bronx is a borough in constant transition. With an influx of new immigrants from the Dominican Republic and Ghana as well as transplants from Manhattan, Brooklyn,… Read more “Living Together and Apart”