"We realized that if we still wanted to have this vision of ending the epidemic here, we need to address health care inequities in the LGBTQ community."
"Yes, the numbers are going down, but don't get too excited."
In a gentrifying city in the shadow of wealthy San Francisco, HIV service providers think of everything -- housing, food assistance, a spiritual community, and electrolysis -- they need to meet people's needs.
It may be suburbia, but Prince George's County HIV service providers are hard at work fighting poverty-related health risks and expanding sexual health education.
Fear of retaliation from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is complicating the already-tricky business of HIV prevention in Arizona's Maricopa county, the fastest-growing county in America.
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.?
In conservative Central Indiana, this LGBTQ-run agency transcended its repressive origins and helps people with HIV who are discriminated against at other local institutions.
In North Carolina, Greater Charlotte is booming, but income disparity, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids on immigrants, and spread-out service providers all create challenges to reversing HIV rates.
Using a one-stop-shop model of care and wraparound services, this organization makes sure clients don't have to travel to multiple centers to get their needs met.
Caracole, an HIV/AIDS services provider in Cincinnati, has responded to a spike in HIV there by expanding harm reduction, housing, and pre-exposure prophylaxis.