Approximately 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV today, according to this HIV.gov fact sheet. About 14 percent of them (1 in 7) don’t know it and need testing.
HIV affects many people of various sexual orientations and gender identities living under the LGBTQ+ umbrella—and the reasons behind the statistics explain a lot about why these groups are still so heavily affected by HIV in the U.S. today.
We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?
Organizations like Us Helping Us are working to support communities that continue to be highly impacted.
From PEPFAR to Ryan White and from HIV criminalization to the HIV travel ban, we describe the biggest pieces of HIV legislation and HIV-related policies in U.S. history—some of which have changed things for the better, and some for the worse.
African Americans Are Bearing the Brunt of the Coronavirus Pandemic—Including My Family in Albany, Georgia
HIV advocate Ace Robinson writes about the devastating impact of losing several family members to COVID-19.
Columbus is Ohio’s largest city—and home to the state’s largest number of people living with HIV.
Almost 1 in 5 people in Fort Worth, Texas, lack health insurance, a barrier to getting people the care they need, especially in a state that did not expand Medicaid access.
In the Bronx, poverty, homelessness, and other structural factors are barriers to care for many, but the borough is still making progress in fighting its epidemic.
This county in the Washington, D.C. suburbs needs housing, treatment, and prevention services for a very diverse population.