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Rod McCullom

Rod McCullom

Eddie Long and the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Pall Over the Black Church

Eddie Long and the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Pall Over the Black Church

by Rod McCullom on June 24 2011, 10:20AM

Many in the black LGBT community hoped Long’s sexual-abuse controversy would prompt a much-needed real conversation about sexuality in the church. It didn’t.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, LGBT Pride 2011

AIDS Researchers Eye Flurry of Promising Vaccine Developments

AIDS Researchers Eye Flurry of Promising Vaccine Developments

by Rod McCullom on May 26 2011, 9:42AM

Recent weeks have witnessed a series of striking advancements in developing a vaccine for the 30-year-old epidemic that’s ravaging black neighborhoods.

Topics: HIV/AIDS, Health

Equal Access to HIV Treatment Could Finally Slow the Black Epidemic

Equal Access to HIV Treatment Could Finally Slow the Black Epidemic

by Rod McCullom on May 19 2011, 10:27AM

A new study finally proves “treatment as prevention” remarkably slows HIV’s spread. But huge numbers of black people living with HIV don’t know they are positive and aren’t in treatment.

Topics: HIV/AIDS, Health

Haiti's Remarkable HIV Turnaround May Be Undone by Earthquake

Haiti’s Remarkable HIV Turnaround May Be Undone by Earthquake

by Rod McCullom on January 12 2011, 3:17PM

Global health watchers worry the island’s epidemic is exploding anew as the recovery drags on.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti, Health