HIV & Black Churches
An ever-growing number of churches in African-American communities are making an effort to embrace HIV-positive people and become part of the HIV prevention effort. Every year, more churches create AIDS ministries and make certain their doors are wide open to people with HIV; more pastors make HIV a vital part of their gospel; more congregations get involved in prevention and testing in order to stop the spread of HIV in their communities; and more church members challenge one another to question, and dismiss, their prejudices.
Are you HIV positive and looking for a church where you can feel at home? Are you a member of a church and would like to set up an AIDS ministry, or get your place of worship more involved in the fight against HIV? Use the tools on this page to find the answers you're looking for. Also be sure to read our one-on-one interviews with African-American religious figures at the forefront of the U.S. fight against HIV.
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