Black AIDS Institute honors black trans women who are leading the fight for equality, human rights, and civil rights for trans and gender-nonconforming people of color.
For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, we honor the work of Rolake Odetoyinbo, who fights for the human rights of women and girls, the LGBT community, and people with HIV in Nigeria.
"Women are dying in here, and we need some advocacy and support," AIDS activist Joann Walker wrote from prison decades ago. 'Metanoia' features Walker, her contemporaries, and currently active women of color AIDS advocates.
Michael Lamb was a white gay man who thought he knew it all. Then he was diagnosed with HIV, and he realized that if he wanted to end HIV stigma and racism, he had to start with himself.
Since being diagnosed with HIV at age 20, Thomas Davis has used his dance talent to educate and advocate.
Many creative folk say that art is in their blood. For Jordan Eagles, blood is in his art -- not simply as an artistic tool, but as a precious, universal life force.
Tiffany Marerro reflects on a year of activism and honors those who came before her.
"Horacio's desire for 'queer survival' is a consciousness we as queer, transgender people of color know all too well," writes Giuliani Alvarenga. "We understand that our bodies are marked with loss and painful memories."
"It can't all be bad, right?" Charles Sanchez writes. "There are things in the coming year to look forward to, I know it, things that give hope."