About Todd Heywood

So far Todd Heywood has written 634 articles.

The Promise of the Pill

By | 2017-11-30T09:00:00+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Guides, World AIDS Day|

It's blue, and a pill. It's tied to sex, but it's not Viagra. It's Truvada. And although it's been approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as an HIV-preventative -- and [...]

Forming a Hate Group

By | 2017-10-31T14:22:11+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

When current Harvard School of Public Health Research Associate Raphael Ezekiel was a professor at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, he became curious about the growth of the racist SS Action Group. That curiosity [...]

Guidance: Not Infectious

By | 2017-10-05T09:00:00+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Michigan, News|

For the first time since the HIV epidemic began, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has announced that some people living with the virus can attain a state where they pose [...]

Farmer’s Market Battle

By | 2017-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Michigan, News|

An employee of Country Mill sells apples and apple products like cider at the East Lansing Farmer's Market Sunday. They returned to the market after winning a federal court injunction. They had been banned from [...]

White Nationalists Sue MSU

By | 2017-09-07T09:00:00+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Michigan, News|

A screen capture of one of Kyle Bristow's former websites featuring Bristow with former Michigan GOP Chairman Saul Anuzis. Source: YAFWatch.blogspot.com archives. To left, BTL file photo: Kyle Bristow by Todd Heywood A screen [...]

White Nationalists Sue MSU

By | 2017-09-04T09:00:00+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Left, a screen capture of one of Kyle Bristow's former websites featuring Bristow with former Michigan GOP Chairman Saul Anuzis. Source: YAFWatch.blogspot.com archives. Kyle Bristow in his student days at MSU. Photo by Todd Heywood [...]

Kallman Callout: Media Scrutiny

By | 2017-05-03T09:00:00+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Michigan, News|

David Kallman sought to intervene in the lawsuit brought by Jackson Together against the City of Jackson on April 7. The lawsuit outlined numerous violations of both the Jackson City Charter and state law related [...]

Lansing’s Sanctuary City Fight

By | 2017-04-20T09:00:00+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Facing a backlash from conservatives and a possible legal showdown with President Donald Trump's administration, the city of Lansing has rescinded a resolution declaring itself a sanctuary city. The reversal brings to an end weeks [...]

Jackson Pride Center Unveiled

By | 2017-02-23T09:00:00+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Michigan, News|

Carl Struble (left) who is credited with being the driving force behind the idea of the Jackson Pride Center, uses a regular pair of scissors to cut a ribbon to open the center while Nikki [...]

Trumping HIV

By | 2016-12-01T09:00:00+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Michigan, News|

Despite extraordinary achievements in addressing the 35-year-old HIV crisis in the U.S., the future of billions of dollars in federal support funds for people living with and at risk for the virus could be in [...]

Michigan Looks to Modernize HIV Law

By | 2016-11-10T09:00:00+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Michigan, News|

State Rep. Andy Schor (D-Lansing) formally signs as a co-sponsor for legislation that will modernize Michigan's outdated and unscientific HIV-specific criminal law. Courtesy Photo by Kelly Doyle A movement to reform Michigan's HIV-specific law [...]

Inside the Trump Media Cage

By | 2016-08-25T09:00:00+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Opinions, Viewpoints|

The paranoia related to the media was on sure display Friday in Dimondale during the visit of GOP Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump. The media, of course, was the enemy: "They don't tell the truth, [...]

Beaten and Robbed

By | 2016-07-14T09:00:00+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Michigan, News|

Aaron Christopher Spyker "This is how I'm going to die." That was all I could think as I lay face down, my hands cuffed behind my back while the two men rained blows down on [...]