Michael Lamb was a white gay man who thought he knew it all. Then he was diagnosed with HIV, and he realized that if he wanted to end HIV stigma and racism, he had to start with himself.
This refreshing series following an African-American millennial woman living with HIV avoids the sappy or sentimental.
Intergenerational Jealousy and Serodiscordant Black Gay Romance: Creators of Daddyhunt's Season 3 Serial Spill the T
We chatted about all the new developments with principal storyline creators Casey Crawford, Daddyhunt's general manager, and Dan Wohlfeiler, cofounder of Building Healthy Online Communities.
The executive director and founder of the Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM) recently oversaw a multimillion-dollar NIH research initiative focusing on improving health outcomes for young black and Latino men.
"This song is more than a protest. It deals with the prejudices surrounding HIV and AIDS as well as having an educational angle," Adam de Paor-Evans writes.
An interview with Marnina Ross-Miller about the obstacles young black women still face in taking on leadership roles in the HIV movement, as well as opportunities they have.
"An exhilarating new short film produced especially for people living with HIV is about to grab your heart and make you stand up and cheer," Mark S. King writes.
"The best gift we could give this movement is to step aside," said prominent HIV activist Phill Wilson at the U.S. Conference on AIDS. "This younger generation is smarter, younger, wiser, more capable, and they have the foundation that we built."
Ending the HIV epidemic in black communities is more than about health care, it's also about stomping out HIV stigma, according to experts and advocates who spoke at a recent panel discussion presented by the Congressional Black Caucus.
Racism as a barrier to accessing testing and treatment for HIV is an issue that is rarely discussed in white-dominated gay communities.