Tim MurphyContributing Editor
Tim Murphy, based in Brooklyn, has been writing about HIV/AIDS for 25 years, for publications and organizations including TheBody, TheBodyPro, POZ, New York Magazine, The Nation, Housing Works, and Lambda Legal. He is the author of the 1980s New York City AIDS saga Christodora and the new novel Correspondents, which is set between two families in Boston, Beirut, and Baghdad during the years of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
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In one of the most diverse counties in the U.S., AIDS Center Queens County provides PrEP, HIV treatment, and other services, but gentrification and anti-immigrant policies make its efforts difficult.
Jersey City and Newark, New Jersey, are often overshadowed by New York City, just across the Hudson. But new attention from the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic plan may bring a boost in needed resources.
The Joe's Pub event in New York will benefit the Callen-Lorde LGBTQ health clinic that bears his name.
Latinos Salud Brings 'DiversiSAFE' HIV Treatment and Prevention to Latinx Communities in South Florida
Despite years of documented underfunding of state HIV and STD services by the state government, Latinos Salud serves a diverse community of Latinx people in South Florida.
"I was in a coma," Angel recalls, "and God spoke to me and said, 'I don't want you to sit down in a corner -- you're going to walk again and live your life with a purpose.'"
HIV rates are going down in Wayne County, home of the city of Detroit. Providers here think a mix of U=U campaigns and rapid-start treatment have helped. But how will the epidemic end here?
Palm Springs may be a haven with excellent HIV services, but for the many long-term survivors who have retired here, there will be a need for increasing LGBT eldercare in coming years.
While most people with HIV in Riverside County are white gay men in Palm Springs, TruEvolution in the city of Riverside provides services to black and Latinx youth impacted by the epidemic.
Poor, religious, and rife with racial inequality, Alabama embodies the challenges of ending the epidemic in the Deep South, where rural areas and young black men who have sex with men carry the HIV burden.
The Senate is proposing a big cut to HOPWA for fiscal year 2020, and it's coming atop pre-existing cuts to places like New York, California, Miami, and Atlanta.