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Interviews

Fighting HIV in a State Facing One of the Nation’s Worst Poverty Rates

Young gay and bisexual men of color, transgender women, and people who use injection drugs are the most vulnerable groups to HIV in Kentucky.

Angela Y Davis and Stacy Abrams credit Sankofa Collaborative
News

Concerned About a Loss in Focus on Black Women in the Epidemic, HIV Activists Launch an Action Plan of Their Own

Angela Davis, Stacey Abrams, and others talk HIV and social justice at the Paradigm Shift summit in Atlanta.

Justin Toro
Interviews

In the Bronx, Keeping Pace With New York City’s HIV Successes Amid High Poverty Rates

In the Bronx, poverty, homelessness, and other structural factors are barriers to care for many, but the borough is still making progress in fighting its epidemic.

Levi Narine and his mom Timika credit Levi Narine
Features

A Brooklyn, NY, Program Helps Parents Understand and Accept Their LGBTQ Kids—Before It’s Too Late

Project ALY aims to prevent youth depression, drug use, HIV infection, and suicide—all consequences of family rejection.

Emil Wilbekin credit Warren White
Interviews

Emil Wilbekin Is Our Native Son and Afropunk’s Renaissance Man

“I wanted to create a space where we would come together and be forced to look each other in the eye, say hello, speak to each other, and serve as a mirror to each other.”

Maureen Deely and Melvin Cauthen credit Kassaye Moges
Interviews

Even in One of the Most Affluent Counties in Maryland, HIV Impacts the Most Vulnerable

This county in the Washington, D.C. suburbs needs housing, treatment, and prevention services for a very diverse population.

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Viewpoints

The Needed Revival in the Black Church

“The progressive movements the Black church has sparked are some of the most liberating work from any organization; that is what we need from them concerning HIV,” Ian L. Haddock writes.

Book cover of 'Homie' by Danez Smith; head shot of Danez Smith
Viewpoints

How Danez Smith’s New Book, ‘Homie,’ Holds Us

While fewer poems deal with HIV than in their last work, ‘Homie’ is no less poignant.

LaTunja Sockwell and Ashley Young credit Better Community Development
Interviews

Arkansas Advocates Hope New Federal Funding Will Change the Course of HIV in This State

Poverty, religious conservatism, and a lack of sexual health education drive the HIV epidemic in Arkansas.

Antioco Carrillo and Anne credit Andrew Pounders
Interviews

HIV Prevention and Care Messages Can't Break Through the Neon Glare of Sin City

In Las Vegas, known for its vice-related tourism, finding resources to reach people at risk or in need of care is still a challenge.