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People Of Color And Hiv

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hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for this is that HIV is, itself, Read more »

Skin color change

I have developed very deep red to almost purple skin color from my neck down to my upper chest and... Read more »

skin color change

if you have the hiv virus can that cause your skin to change in anyway?can your skin take on the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York City: People of Color HIV Funds Restored

...While AIDS activists are praising the restoration of roughly $5 million for HIV prevention and AIDS services for communities of color, they are demanding that the funds be placed in New York City's budget permanently. The Bloomberg administration... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Fact Sheet: HIV/AIDS and People of Color

...People of color in the United States are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. These statistics on African-Americans, Latinos, Asian/Pacific Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Alarming CDC Statistics Demonstrate Need For Expanded AIDS Prevention Efforts Among Women and People of Color

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics released yesterday indicate that in 1995 women and people of color represented the fastest growing groups of new AIDS cases. Women accounted for 19 percent of all AIDS cases among adults and... Read more »
Body Positive

Faggots and Punks

...another in their life, a new poll shows. But the Black and Latino AIDS Coalition (BLAC) survey of 500 respondentssaid people of color are split over the legalization of same-sex marriages.Asked should same-sex marriages be legal, 37 percent of... Read more »
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People of Color and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Jgrimes
...I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of People of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family Read more »

Women of Color & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of Women of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family Read more »

Rudy Galindo

Posted by JHB, 1 Reply
...HIV-positive man who has lost two coaches and a brother to AIDS. I'm very interesting in the way that he has affected communities of color, the [real or imagined] gay community, and people with HIV/AIDS. If you are familiar with Galindo and his... Read more »

Jellybean Analogy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I found once a sheet comparing taking anti-HIV meds to taking different colored jellybeans - for people without HIV to understand how hard it was. It said stuff like "take the blue jellybean half an hour Read more »