Even Without Medicaid Expansion, Oklahoma HIV Service Providers Refuse to Let Anyone Fall Through the Cracks
“Somehow, in this state, it is more sinful to be poor and need help than it is to rob a bank.”
Local HIV advocate Lisa Britt shares her story of how the city's unspent HOPWA funding mess has impacted her family.
Spoken word artist Michael "Miss Mikey" Lamb shares his saga of fighting for health coverage -- and why people fall through the cracks.
With the House of Representatives Now in Democratic Hands, Here's What the Birddog Nation Activists Have Planned for Health Care in 2019
The activists have big plans for using their techniques to pressure the new Congress into inching toward universal health care in the years ahead.
Jennifer Flynn and Jaron Benjamin talk about the sleep-deprived, adrenaline-charged madness of pulling together day after day of mass protests -- and about what they see as the real prize: universal health care.
"Despite years working in HIV activism, it was my first 'real' arrest. It was finally time for me to practice civil disobedience to try to save American healthcare," writes activist Tim Murphy.
"Why don't you get educated Mr Trump?" Maria Mejia writes. "Not only are you stigmatizing us but you are gutting us and even cutting funds for research to find the HIV cure!"
How Jimmy Kimmel's Story About His Son Relates to HIV Health Care: A Video Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton
"First they check your wallet and then they check your pulse."
Affordable health care and HIV services have allowed Evany Turk to live a healthy and productive life.
HIV advocates say don't panic -- you'll likely be fine. But there are still things you can think about and steps you can take.