Justin A. Lofton

Justin A. Lofton is a program coordinator at Nashville's Street Works and, in partnership with the HIV agency Nashville Cares, runs My House, a drop-in center for gay and bi men offering HIV prevention and treatment information and services.

Image credit: Toby Gilbert.

Categories Covered:African-Americans, Disclosing Your HIV Status, HIV Stigma and Discrimination, Gay Men, HIV Prevention and Transmission, PrEP (HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)

Latest by Justin A. Lofton

Sex Education in Schools Is Still a Key Component of the HIV Prevention Toolkit

Comprehensive sex education is a public health issue that deserves a radical public health response, argues Justin A. Lofton.

By Justin A. Lofton

I Watched a Young Man Like Me Die From AIDS -- in 2017 America

"It's so important for us to have these conversations with our families and loved ones, even if they're difficult and scary."

By Justin A. Lofton

HIV, PrEP, Gay Black Men and the Choice Gap

Prevention activist Justin Lofton says that HIV agencies aren't doing enough to tell clients about PrEP. And that's a problem.

By Justin A. Lofton

Pimped by Working in HIV Prevention

"We cannot afford to continue turning a blind eye to the destructive language and culture within our workspaces that dehumanize and devalue our very existence," writes Justin A. Lofton.

By Justin A. Lofton