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America Has Responded to Outbreaks With Fear and Discrimination Many Times Before. With Coronavirus, We Can Do Better

On April 16, TheBody hosted a livestream panel discussion entitled “Policing Pandemics: Criminalization From HIV to COVID-19.” We invited four pillars of HIV advocacy to speak with us about our current moment, offer guidance on what to do next, and answer questions from the audience.

By Myles Helfand
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National AIDS Memorial’s Annual Video Series Highlights Transgender Community

In its annual Surviving Voices series, the National AIDS Memorial has turned its eyes to the nation’s transgender community, who live at the nexus of numerous structural health disparities.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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HHS Awards $3.5 Million to Expand HIV/AIDS Care Capacity for Minorities

Earlier this month, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced two grants totaling more than $3.5 million to reach beyond the Ryan White Program -- the federally funded program that provides care and treatment to about half a million Americans living ...

By Miguel Gomez for
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HIV Infection in Minority Populations

Overview NIAID Research on HIV Infection and AIDS Clinical Research Epidemiologic Research More Information


HIV/AIDS continues to disproportionately affect minorities. Racial and ethnic minority populations in the United States, ...

By U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
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Children of the Epidemic

Illustration by Joseph Litzinger

As the 20th year of the AIDS epidemic was commemorated around the nation last spring, anger, neglect, hope and nostalgia ran through my mind. This wasn't because the disease had been around for 20 years but because i...

By Angel Fabian for AIDS Project Los Angeles
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Policy Facts: Communities of Color and HIV/AIDS

From the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in the United States, people of color have been disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. The impact of HIV and AIDS on communities of color has become more serious with every passing year. In 1982, people of co...

By AIDS Action Council
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HIV/AIDS Among Racial/Ethnic Minority Men Who Have Sex With Men -- United States, 1989-1998

In the United States, racial/ethnic minority populations account for an increasing proportion of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) cases, including cases among men who have sex with men (MSM).(1) This report presents recent trends in AIDS inc...

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Annotated Bibliography: Culturally Competent Sexuality Education Resources

Introduction Books for Professionals Journals, Newsletters and Booklets Publications for Families Audiovisual Materials Curricula Organizations


Educators must target sexuality-related materials and programs in order to re...

By Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States