Karen Hawkins is a George Washington Williams fellow and a writer in Chicago whose work has appeared in Windy City Times and Curve.
Feature
The Changing Face of AIDS
Young black men bear the brunt of the epidemic
Dispatch
When the Rainbow Isn’t Enough
Here's how you can help

In These Times is funded entirely by readers like you, but through the first half of 2021, reader donations are down 20% compared to last year. If that continues, it could spell real trouble for In These Times. We’re running a short fundraising drive (from now until July 31) to get things back on track. Will you chip in?