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Stephen Fallon Daniel Bravo Rafaelé Narváez credit Latino Saludos
Interviews

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.

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Personal Stories

Facing Atlanta's HIV Bureaucracy Gave Me a Lesson in Hardship

After finally being connected to care, health activist Mason runs into more obstacles -- and another unexpected wait for lifesaving medication.

From L to R: David Perkins, Dorothy Dempster, Leslie Guinn, Michelle McCallister
Interviews

Advocates Throw a Wrench in the Motor City's HIV Epidemic

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?

Tony Christon Walker and Kathie Hiers
Interviews

Despite Stigma, Christian Right Values, and No Medicaid Expansion, AIDS Alabama Makes a Way

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.

Roselyn Macias
News

Unique Challenges of Queer Folks of Color in Rural Areas Outlined in New Report

"I'd rather stay where I am and keep doing this work for others."

Aquarius Gilmer
Interviews

A Faith-Filled Response to HIV in the South

"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."

Raymond Brickhouse (left) and Rob Newells
Features

Oakland's HIV Epidemic Is a Tale of Two Cities

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.

Planned Parenthood Protests Trump Administration's Title X Rule Change
Features

Planned Parenthood's Transgender Services Face New Threats From Trump Administration

The organization is committed to serving the community despite the political challenges.