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Gender and Sexuality Issues in HIV Stigma and Discrimination


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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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Global Backlash Against LGBT Rights Impairs HIV/AIDS Advances

A growing list of countries have passed repressive legislation in response to LGBT communities standing up to demand their rights, deterring HIV testing and outreach and setting back the fight to end HIV/AIDS.

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Cycles of Stigma and Shame: Gay Men, HIV and Meth Use

In Part 1 of our interview, David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., author of Lust, Men and Meth: A Gay Man's Guide to Sex and Recovery, describes the powerful effect of stigma in the lives of meth users, and how healing can begin.

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Dying From a Treatable Disease: HIV and the Men We Neglect

In eastern and southern Africa, the regions most affected by HIV, over 65% of men who are HIV positive have never started treatment. Why aren't men tested and treated for HIV?

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Four Strikes Against Me, but I Am Not Out!

"I am a Latina, HIV positive, a lesbian and a woman! ... Many know the struggles that we go through if we [are in] any of these categories, with stigma and discrimination. Imagine having these four (strikes) working against you and still trying to show that you are worthy."


  
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