Latinos Salud Brings 'DiversiSAFE' HIV Treatment and Prevention to Latinx Communities in South Florida
Despite years of documented underfunding of state HIV and STD services by the state government, Latinos Salud serves a diverse community of Latinx people in South Florida.
After finally being connected to care, health activist Mason runs into more obstacles -- and another unexpected wait for lifesaving medication.
HIV rates are going down in Wayne County, home of the city of Detroit. Providers here think a mix of U=U campaigns and rapid-start treatment have helped. But how will the epidemic end here?
Poor, religious, and rife with racial inequality, Alabama embodies the challenges of ending the epidemic in the Deep South, where rural areas and young black men who have sex with men carry the HIV burden.
"I'd rather stay where I am and keep doing this work for others."
Medicaid Block Grants Will Sabotage Health Care for Women, Communities of Color, and LGBTQ Community
The public health insurance program remains a favorite political target of conservatives.
"My gayness -- my identity -- is not a sin," says Rev. Aquarius Gilmer, the director of governmental affairs and advocacy at the Southern AIDS Coalition. "The sin is that people don't have access to prevention or care, not how a person contracts HIV or that they are living with HIV."
In a gentrifying city in the shadow of wealthy San Francisco, HIV service providers think of everything -- housing, food assistance, a spiritual community, and electrolysis -- they need to meet people's needs.
The organization is committed to serving the community despite the political challenges.
Zee Strong creates the digital living quilt.