We need to take an active approach as a society to end health disparities among Black women that are caused by racism.
Via the Human Rights Campaign, the pharma giant will dole out $3.2 million, its latest investment in a complicated relationship with the HIV community.
These five heroes are among many who have paved the way and inspired younger Black queer men to make a difference.
Stereotypes, neglect, and lack of outreach are standing in the way of older Black women’s access to this prevention tool.
Black women are at greater risk for HIV, but many are not informed about PrEP as an option for HIV prevention.
Late last year, the Texas health department asked the authors to take “white supremacy” out of the abstract—and then dropped it altogether.
“They’re not treating you like a human being or someone who has a son and loved ones, careers, and dreams. You’re just a Black statistic to them. And that is so painful.”
Black communities have many reasons for mistrust of medical authorities. But getting vaccinated can help us get to a place where we can be together again, safely.
PrEP in the form of injections, vaginal rings, or medicated anal douches can give people options that work with their sexual life and desires.
“She just didn’t know how many people she touched, and helped, and made feel good.”