People with HIV and their allies have always fought against stigma and discrimination. By coming together in groups and coalitions, they have changed not only individual beliefs but also the laws and structures that affect the epidemic and how it is perceived. But more help is needed -- you'll find inspiration and tools below to join in and help make a difference.
Why People With HIV Are Building Networks to Fight Stigma
Today, networks of people with HIV remain an important front in the battle against HIV stigma and discrimination. But why? Hear what leaders from around the United States like Art Jackson have to say about the vital role of networks.
Save the Date! HIV Is Not a Crime II National Training Academy, May 17-20, 2016, Huntsville, Alabama
The national conference, cosponsored by the SERO Project and Positive Women's Network - USA, supports repeal and modernization of laws criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, perceived or potential exposure and transmission.
Making the Most of the Sheen HIV Spotlight: Share the "New Basics" of HIV
Sheen's story is all about HIV in 2015 -- undetectability, treatment as prevention and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), plus acute and pervasive stigma, fear and threats of criminalization. It's our moment to share these new basics of HIV.
Here's How We Can Weed Out HIV Stigma Among Black and Latino Gay Men
How is stigma like a garden where some plants get nourishment and others struggle to thrive with less support? This report breaks it down, and explains what we can do to reduce the effect of stigma in the lives of black and Latino men at risk for HIV.
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