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• The Disney+ documentary Howard features the life and work of Howard Ashman, a lyricist known for Little Shop of Horrors and one half of the duo that brought the music for three classic films to life. Read More »
• A bipartisan bill that would have expanded needle exchanges throughout the state died in the Florida House last spring, but there are calls to resurrect it during the new legislative session. Read More »
• People who use illegal intravenous drugs or who have unprotected sex with multiple partners should get tested at least once a year. That’s according to Dr. Kevin Sherin, director of the Department of Health in Orange County. He says the test is quick. Read More »
• When Arianna Lint, was diagnosed with HIV in 2006 at the Orlando health department, she didn’t know much about the virus, but thought it was punishment for being a transgender woman. Now she helps other HIV-positive transgender women of color like herself overcome stigmas and stay healthy, sometimes picking up their medications at the pharmacy because they don’t want to be misgendered or helping people get hormone treatments along with their HIV medicines. She and other advocates want Florida to do more when it comes to the HIV crisis ravaging the state. Although HIV rates have plummeted nationwide, Florida had the second-highest rate of new HIV diagnoses among adults and adolescents in 2015, according to federal data. Unlike the focus … Read More »