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Daniel Driffin, Jasmine Tasaki and Eric Paulk.
News

Black LGBT Southern HIV Conference Finds a New Home

After seven years, the Saving Ourselves Symposium will become a project of Southern AIDS Coalition.

Montgomery State House, Alabama
News

Get Ready for the Inaugural Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Advocates across the South are coming together to fight disparities that leave many southerners vulnerable to HIV.

Dedra Spears-Johnson and Juan DeCosta
Interviews

Prince George’s County Steps Out of D.C.’s Shadow to Address HIV

It may be suburbia, but Prince George's County HIV service providers are hard at work fighting poverty-related health risks and expanding sexual health education.

Rocko Cook and Anthony
Interviews

Fighting a Rising HIV Epidemic Among Latino Gay and Bisexual Men in Phoenix

Fear of retaliation from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is complicating the already-tricky business of HIV prevention in Arizona's Maricopa county, the fastest-growing county in America.

Shawn-Patrick Torres from the Latino Commission on AIDS
News Analysis

Latinx LGBT Advocates Meet in Atlanta to Discuss Strategies to Address Growing HIV Epidemic

Latinos in the Deep South helps to lead the charge for southern social-justice organizing to end HIV.

Marianne Williamson
News Analysis

Is Marianne Williamson's Record on AIDS as Great as She Claims?

As the 2020 presidential hopeful touts her HIV activist record, doubts remain as to whether her version of events is the full truth.

multiple people looking at phones
Features

HIV Activists Explain How They Respond to Hatred on Dating Apps

"I consider their ignorance and choose compassion with education and knowledge."

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media prior to his departure from the White House July 5, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Viewpoints

There's a Rocky Road Ahead for Trump's Plan to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Timothy Hinkhouse, an incarcerated HIV-positive AIDS activist, argues that more resources should go toward finding a cure.

Diane Duke and James Sanderson
Features

In the Bible Belt, Memphis HIV Advocates Work Against Religious Stigma, Poverty, and Miseducation

"We still have people here who think you can get HIV from a toilet seat, and families who make HIV-positive members eat on the porch on Thanksgiving. They've heard that you can't get HIV that way, but for some reason they don't believe it."