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Indianapolis HIV Service Providers Persevere Amid Stigma and Lack of Funding

A Snapshot of Marion County, Indiana, a Target of the U.S. 'Ending the HIV Epidemic' Plan

Damien Center staffers left to right: Maxine Wallace, Intensive Housing Coordinator, Devon Martin, Care Coordinator, Alan Witchey, President and CEO
Damien Center staffers from left to right: Maxine Wallace, Intensive Housing Coordinator, Devon Martin, Care Coordinator, Alan Witchey, President and CEOCourtesy of The Damien Center
    Map of Indiana with arrow pointing to Marion county
    The darkest areas of this map, provided by AIDSVu, represent counties in which more than 380 of every 100,000 people were living with HIV as of 2015. In 2016, Marion County's rate was 580, according to AIDSVu; only Scott County, the epicenter of an HIV outbreak that made national news earlier this decade, had a higher rate (779).Map: AIDSVu; Arrow: SANB via The Noun Project
    Todd Fuqua
    Todd FuquaCourtesy of Todd Fuqua
    Tim Murphy

    Tim Murphy

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    Tim Murphy, based in Brooklyn, has been writing about HIV/AIDS for 25 years, for publications and organizations including TheBody, TheBodyPro, POZ, New York Magazine, The Nation, Housing Works, and Lambda Legal.