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Giuliani Alvarenga

Giuliani Alvarenga

Giuliani is a UC Berkeley alumni who double majored in English and Gender & Women's Studies. He is a Sidley Austin Pre-Law Scholar and wrapping up his two-year clerkship with Munger, Tolles & Olson before he begins law school.

Latest by Giuliani Alvarenga

Shawn-Patrick Torres from the Latino Commission on AIDS
News Analysis

Latinx LGBT Advocates Meet in Atlanta to Discuss Strategies to Address Growing HIV Epidemic

Latinos in the Deep South helps to lead the charge for southern social-justice organizing to end HIV.

The kick-off rally for "The Week Against Homophobia" at City Hall, NYC, May 2019
News Analysis

Latinx Organization Launches Campaigns to End Homophobia and Transphobia

The campaigns seek to address HIV in Latinx communities by mobilizing against homophobia and transphobia.

Tone Vai and Kamailia Williams of Instituto Familiar de la Raza hold LGBTQ pride signs during Give OUT Day 2017
Features

For This Latinx Organization in San Francisco, HIV Care Is About Community

Skyrocketing rents have increased the need for the work of Instituto Familiar de la Raza -- yet have also made it difficult for them to maintain their own spaces.

In a Climate of Fear, HIV Services for Latinx Women Give Strength to Immigrant Communities Img
Features

In a Climate of Fear, HIV Services for Latinx Women Give Strength to Immigrant Communities

"If you educate yourself, you can protect yourself," says Thelma Garcia, the HIV service director of East Los Angeles Women's Center. "Helping different women in my community is the passion that keeps me going."

Transgender Activists Question Trump Administration's Sincerity in "Ending the HIV Epidemic" Img
LGBTQ+

Transgender Activists Question Trump Administration's Sincerity in "Ending the HIV Epidemic"

Given its anti-transgender policies and the lack of resources for trans health and survival, the administration may not be on track to end HIV by 2030.

With Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Ed Buck, Community Looks to Find Solutions Img
Viewpoints

With Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Ed Buck, Community Looks to Find Solutions

Some community members want further investigations and the arrest of Buck; others want to find support for black and Latinx gay men dealing with addiction.

Tijuana: Homeland Begins Here sign
Migrants

In Tijuana, Caravan Migrants Met With Xenophobia and HIV Discrimination but Find Support

As the U.S. government shutdown carries on for nearly a month over border wall funding, many migrants caught in Tijuana amid discrimination get support from a steadfast HIV organization.

Horatio Roque Ramirez
Personal Stories

Remembering Horacio N. Roque Ramirez, Scholar and HIV Activist, Three Years After His Death

"Horacio's desire for 'queer survival' is a consciousness we as queer, transgender people of color know all too well," writes Giuliani Alvarenga. "We understand that our bodies are marked with loss and painful memories."