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Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Terri L. Wilder, M.S.W., has been part of the HIV community since 1989, and has been a reporter and writer for TheBody/TheBodyPro since 2007. She served on the New York Governor's Task Force to End AIDS, was recognized by POZ magazine for her work in HIV, and is highlighted in the book Fag Hags, Divas and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women in the AIDS Community by Victoria Noe. She loves this community and will keep fighting until the epidemic is over.

Latest by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

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Interviews

Here's How We Better Protect Older LGBTQ Adults in Home Health Care Settings

Alisa Grigorovich, Ph.D., explains how her research and educational film can help home health care providers avoid discriminating against or stigmatizing older LGBTQ adults.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Lessons From the AIDS Epidemic Can Eradicate COVID-19: Interview With Linda-Gail Bekker and Ingrid Katz

Activism, research, and lessons learned from the AIDS epidemic are saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. They can also help lead the world toward herd immunity.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Queer Experiences With Sexual Violence: An Interview With Zainab Nizam, M.P.H.

Sexual violence against LGBTQ+ people is a problem that doesn't get enough attention—not only from the police, but from researchers as well.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Kevin Moseby, Ph.D., Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology, Drexel University.
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‘Invisible to the CDC’: Kevin Moseby, Ph.D., on the Whitewashed History of HIV/AIDS Research

During the first decade of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, epidemiological data collection centered overwhelmingly on cisgender white gay men.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Activists in Georgia Are Working to Modernize HIV Criminalization Laws

Laws that criminalize not disclosing one’s HIV status increase stigma and discrimination—and ignore scientific evidence.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Sexual Health Literacy for Providers Is Crucial to Ending the HIV Epidemic

New York physicians, physician assistants, and nurses may soon be required to talk about sex, gender identity, STIs, and HIV.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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The Unequal Impact of Anti-LGBTQ Policies: Researchers Call for ‘All Hands on Deck’ to Protect Black Men

New research finds state-level inequities are associated with worse health outcomes for Black gay, bisexual, and queer men.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Interviews

Rethinking Power—and Who Holds It—in HIV Organizations

Venita Ray's ascendancy to the co-directorship of Positive Women’s Network-USA is part of a broader effort within community-based organizations to thoughtfully center the voices of Black and Brown people.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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“This Information Will Be Useful in the Future”: How a Tuberculosis Toolkit Became a COVID-19 Timeline

A newly launched chronology traces the unfolding pandemic and the consequences of economic and political decisions around the world.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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“This Is About Access”: COIN Is an Affirming, Holistic Pop-Up Clinic for Sex Workers in New York City

Transgender activists Cecilia Gentili and Zil Goldstein discuss the mission behind Callen-Lorde’s free health care program.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.