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What Does HIV Stigma Look Like in the U.S. South?

March 14, 2014


Katherine Cantrell

Katherine Cantrell

City of Austin Health and Human Services, Austin, Texas

I think homophobia is a huge part of it. In the South, there's a conservative mindset that revolves around HIV and stigma and homophobia, war on poverty, war on all kinds of things that only policy and people speaking up are going to change.

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