Among other issues, it doesn’t entirely do away with felony charges, leaving Black folks in particular vulnerable to unfair and excessive sentencing.
When the prolific activist and poet passed away, he took a large chunk of Black, LGBTQ, and HIV history with him.
How a super-creative group of advocates rethought what it means to observe the 40th anniversary of the first published reports of HIV/AIDS.
If medical providers want to ensure adherence and linkage to care for people living with HIV, they will need to check their humanity.
In America, the concurrent epidemics of HIV, COVID-19, and systemic racism share a lot of common roots.
Their courage places HIV in mainstream headlines (in a good way), changes the public perception of HIV, and helps in our efforts to force the U.S. government to take action.
So much of navigating the decision to start an HIV prevention method starts with unlearning stigma and seeking out a supportive provider.
Learning From HIV Research, $1.15 Billion for NIH Long-Term Studies of COVID-19 Must be Wisely Spent
We must recognize long COVID-19 as a chronic condition—and that starts with an equitable, community-led, and long-term response.
If you are a Black woman, and your doctor doesn’t mention incorporating HIV prevention into your care, these questions may help guide the conversation.
There’s still work to do, even under a more progressive administration.