Latest by AIDS Community Research Initiative of America
Kim-Monique Johnson and Jill Williams discuss the documentary film Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church.
"Early in the epidemic, the government supported prevention efforts in communities of color around condom education. PrEP is no different," writes Richard L. Zaldivar. "Men of color need to be provided with information that is culturally relevant"...
Research points to race- and sex-based differences in how HIV criminalization laws are enforced, say the authors of a new study.
"Who we are and where we live matters to our health," writes Juan J. DelaCruz. "Many factors, alone or in combination, can cause health inequalities, including poverty, location, race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, etc."
PrEP for women is still far from being widely used worldwide, or in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Finding women with a high risk of HIV has been difficult and will make the widespread use of PrEP in women an uphill struggle.
"Living with HIV for 12 years in a rural area of Puerto Rico, I have seen -- and been part of -- the social, economic, personal and health problems that [HIV stigma] brings," writes Ángel Luis Hernández.
"We must be aware that housing is more than just a basic human right," writes New York City public advocate Letitia James. "It is one of the most important tools we have to end the AIDS crisis and extend the respect and dignity owed every New Yorker....
Elizabeth Taylor was more than just a movie star or an icon. She was also a fierce advocate in the fight against HIV/AIDS who inspires those in the field today.
When older adults have a hand in making HIV prevention messaging, this group learned that many of our attitudes around sex come from their young adulthood.