“Some people call us southern Georgia,” advocates say.
“I wanted to create a space where we would come together and be forced to look each other in the eye, say hello, speak to each other, and serve as a mirror to each other.”
People from marginalized communities know the feeling of being talked over or excluded, but when relating to trans people, we sometimes re-enact those power differences, activist Ian Haddock writes.
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 Cofounder of (Possibly) the Nation’s Only Black- and Trans-Led LGBTQ Center Wants to Hit $1 Million
For LaSaia Wade, the journey to activism began with getting fired for being trans.
Positive Women’s Network-USA member and founder of Kneeshe Speaks, Kneeshe Parkinson, talks about the importance of connection, women, and telling our stories.
“I’ve walked beside them, so I can recognize the struggles, and maybe I can help make the walk easier.”
With a “for us, by us” approach, Brothers Health Collective reaches a community often missed by larger organizations.
Amidst skyrocketing housing costs and historic racial segregation, APLA expands its work to Black and brown neighborhoods.