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HIV Advocates in the Spotlight

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Members of WeCareTn: Halenia Crews, Chanel Adams, Jamaya Carter, Katrina Spencer, Na'Porsha Latrice, and Jasmine Tasaki
Interviews

For Trans Women in Memphis, WeCareTn Is Building a New Model on Community Strengths

Jasmine Tasaki organizes with her fellow black trans women to creatively make the lives of black trans women better, in HIV prevention and treatment, in healing and thriving.

Christopher Harris
Interviews

Longtime HIV Survivor Reminisces About the Atlanta Buyers Club

Christopher Harris recently shared his compelling story with StoryCorps. He gave us a taste of the uncut version.

Badr Baabou
Interviews

Tunisian Activist Talks About the State of Queer Rights and HIV Criminalization in His Country

"From my perspective, decriminalization is just one step in recognizing the human rights of the members of the queer community," Badr Baabou says.

'I am Life' Ambassadors Group Photo
News

Houston Launches First HIV Prevention Campaign for Queer and Trans People of Color

'I am Life' features black and Latinx people getting their lives.

Marching with the Equality Flag in Atlanta 2011
Features

In Georgia's Metropolitan Heart, HIV Beats On

Our new "Eyes on the End" series kicks off with an up-close-and-personal glimpse at what's driving the HIV epidemic in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Judith Light accepts the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award onstage during the 2019 Tony Awards
News

Judith Light Honored with Special Tony Award for HIV/AIDS Activism

The actress spoke about theater's role in shining a light on the reality of the AIDS epidemic.

Abdul-Aliy A Muhammad
Interviews

HIV Activist Jumps Into the Philadelphia City Council Race

Housing and displacement are a major focus of their campaign.

Iris House Staff
Interviews

Meet 11 Women Leading the U.S. Fight Against HIV in 2019

Meeting at Iris House's 14th Annual Women's Summit in New York City, they had plenty to say about their personal journeys, how far we've come toward ending the epidemic, and how far we have to go -- especially among women.

Daniel Franzese Advocates for the HIV Community in Hollywood and the Halls of Congress Img
Personal Stories

Daniel Franzese Advocates for the HIV Community in Hollywood and the Halls of Congress

The actor and comedian speaks on his work at the AIDSWatch 2019 advocacy event -- and about playing an HIV-positive character.

Louie Ortiz-Fonseca Builds Digital Bridges Between Youth and the Not-So-Young Img
Personal Stories

YouTuber Gives LGBTQ Millennials a Place to Talk Honestly About Sexuality and Identity

HIV activist Louie Ortiz-Fonseca is working to create a safe space for LGBTQ youth of color with Kikis With Louie, a biweekly YouTube series that confronts conversations around sexuality and identity with ease and confidence.