Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Has Started a COVID Emergency Fund for the Struggling Performance Community
Halfway to its $2 million goal, the fund is there for anyone who can document that last year they made at least $6,000 in the performing arts industry.
Almost 1 in 5 people in Fort Worth, Texas, lack health insurance, a barrier to getting people the care they need, especially in a state that did not expand Medicaid access.
Poverty, religious conservatism, and a lack of sexual health education drive the HIV epidemic in Arkansas.
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.”
The moderate Colorado senator doesn’t have the worst record when it comes to HIV, but he lacks the bold vision needed to end the epidemic, according to activist Barb Cardell.
With a “for us, by us” approach, Brothers Health Collective reaches a community often missed by larger organizations.
“PrEP is our number-one priority, but it’s not easy. There’s a lot of misconceptions and misinformation out there.”
Though services are there, workers in Dallas’ HIV caregiving force say that retaining people in these services is a problem.
Fighting Mississippi’s HIV epidemic is about more than just getting people living with HIV or at risk for HIV on a pill. It means confronting the reality that for many in the state, their primary care doctor is the emergency room.
While black and Latinx gay and bisexual men and transgender women make up a larger portion of HIV cases in and around Boston, the opioid crisis has led to spiking HIV rates among injection drug users.