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BTAN Maryland Spreads the Word About HIV Criminalization

As part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness about the impact the HIV/AIDS epidemic is having on black lives, the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) in Maryland hosted the program "Exploring the Criminalization of HIV."

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Personal Stories

"I Love the Freedom": BTAN Chicago's Evany Turk

For Evany Turk, becoming a part of the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) in Chicago was a natural progression in her life's journey. Over the years the 37-year-old, who was diagnosed HIV positive in August 2001, has become a fierce advocate fo...

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Personal Stories

AIDS 2012 Plenary Speaker: Linda Scruggs

"Within two hours of her AIDS diagnosis, Linda Scruggs was on a bridge ready to jump off, but then she heard God, found faith and began helping others," reports April Eugene for Black AIDS Institute. In this interview, Scruggs "talks about breaking s...