“Some people call us southern Georgia,” advocates say.
Young gay and bisexual men of color, transgender women, and people who use injection drugs are the most vulnerable groups to HIV in Kentucky.
“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.”
Poverty, religious conservatism, and a lack of sexual health education drive the HIV epidemic in Arkansas.
“Revealing every nuance about my health with someone who doesn’t know my favorite color feels rash,” Juan Michael Porter II writes.
We should always be taking an approach to those living with HIV that centers the totality of their health, not their (detectable or undetectable) status.
The Cofounder of (Possibly) the Nation’s Only Black- and Trans-Led LGBTQ Center Wants to Hit $1 Million
For LaSaia Wade, the journey to activism began with getting fired for being trans.
Positive Women’s Network-USA member and founder of Kneeshe Speaks, Kneeshe Parkinson, talks about the importance of connection, women, and telling our stories.
“I’ve walked beside them, so I can recognize the struggles, and maybe I can help make the walk easier.”
With a “for us, by us” approach, Brothers Health Collective reaches a community often missed by larger organizations.