Latest by Kenyon Farrow

Politics Is a Major Hurdle in HIV Treatment

With the science of treatment and prevention advancing further and further, national policy must play catch up, according to Kenyon Farrow.

By Kenyon Farrow for Treatment Action Group

Opinion: Endgame AIDS in Black America: An Exercise in Drama and No Politics

This is an almost stream of conscious blog I was writing while watching the PBS premier of the Frontline Documentary "Endgame: AIDS In Black America."

Remember the PBS hard hitting political documentary series Frontline? You know, the show you can o...

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Housing Works' East New York Community Health Center Celebrates Expansion With Ribbon Cutting

A newly renovated health center on Pitkin Avenue in East New York marks a milestone for the HIV/AIDS organization Housing Works: It's the first Housing Works center that will serve all people regardless of HIV status.

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

National Day of Action Planned for Access to Clean Syringes

Washington, D.C. -- Responding to rampant Congressional games that place politics over effective public health measures, Housing Works and activists from all over the country have organized events targeting Congressional leaders for re-instating the ...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

NYC Councilmember Letitia James Introduces Transgender Health Resolution

NYC Councilmember from Brooklyn Leticia James introduced as resolution in the City Council yesterday "calling upon all medical professionals to treat and provide appropriate health care services to transgender persons."

"It is imperative that we tre...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

Housing Works Joins National Day of Action for Syringe Exchange on March 21

From Harm Reduction Coalition: "No more federal dollars for syringe exchange: that was the message from Congress less than 3 months ago. The funding ban is back, and the timing couldn't be worse -- with tight state budgets, and signs that many painki...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

Housing Works East New York Community Health Center Re-Opens to Serve New York's Homeless

In a community suffering from the dual crises of homelessness and HIV, Housing Works is proud to celebrate the grand re-opening of the East New York Community Health Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the facility on April 4th at 10 a....

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

HASA Officials' Testimony Contradicts Reality

NYC HRA officials testified at yesterday's City Council General Welfare Committee hearing on recent policy changes to HASA that new changes in HASA policies didn't harm clients. But there was plenty of testimony by providers and HASA clients that pro...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

Planned Parenthood HIV/STD Prevention Services Attacked in Tennessee

It was just a week ago that anti-abortion politics allegedly led the Susan G Komen Foundation to cut funding to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings. This week, Planned Parenthood in Tennessee is under attack, this time impacting the HIV/...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

Most in Mississippi With HIV Lack Treatment

Nearly two-thirds of people in Mississippi with HIV are without treatment, as reported by the Clarion Ledger in Jackson, MS. This news comes just one week after AIDS Issues reported on the threat to Health Department funding in Mississippi in the upc...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works