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Finding HIV Support Groups and Services

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How to Locate HIV/AIDS Services Near You

Whether you're looking for information or assistance, and whether your needs are HIV testing, health care, medication access, mental health, housing or connecting with others, there's an organization out there that can help.

By Myles Helfand

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Minnesota’s Recent HIV Outbreaks Are About So Much More Than HIV

They’re about the state’s failure to properly serve people of color, people who use substances, and people who don’t have permanent housing, advocates argue.

By Mariah Wilberg
Donja R. Love
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Respectful Communication Can Save HIV-Positive Lives

If medical providers want to ensure adherence and linkage to care for people living with HIV, they will need to check their humanity.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Asian-American Health Data Is Guilty of Erasure by Aggregation

Are Asian Americans really at low risk for HIV? And which Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities are we talking about? Research methods need to change so we can see where the needs are.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Curtis Smith Turned His AIDS Loss and Pain Into Service to Others

Curtis is the founder of Families Living with AIDS Care Center, a lifeline in what once was an HIV services desert in Southern California.

By Tim Murphy
Jesse Milan
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The Racial Justice Index Will Investigate Whether HIV Agencies Really Walk the Equity Walk

AIDS United and Black AIDS Institute will ask organizations to answer a survey measuring how much their leadership and board look like the people they serve.

By Tim Murphy
Deja Abdul-Haqq
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The Particular Struggle of the Fight Against HIV in a Deep Red State

No expanded Medicaid. Awful sex ed. Criminalization laws. And poor PrEP access. But folks are making do—and taking part in systemic political change where they can.

By Tim Murphy
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Overdose Prevention Sites Work, but They Face an Uphill Battle in the U.S.

The fight for places where drug users can shoot up safely isn’t over—but it’s competing with an effort to expand access to medications that block addiction.

By Tim Murphy
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Left Out and UnPrEPared

Black women are at greater risk for HIV, but many are not informed about PrEP as an option for HIV prevention.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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This Charity Is Carving Out a Safe Space for Women Living With Menopause and HIV

Many people who experience menopause are not prepared by their health care providers—and for people living with HIV, it’s even more confusing. With a recently published guide and other outreach efforts, Sophia Forum aims to change that.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Marcus Stanley
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A Texas HIV Conference Pulled a Presentation on White Supremacy—Why?

Late last year, the Texas health department asked the authors to take “white supremacy” out of the abstract—and then dropped it altogether.

By Tim Murphy