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.
Organizations like Us Helping Us are working to support communities that continue to be highly impacted.
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.
In Las Vegas, known for its vice-related tourism, finding resources to reach people at risk or in need of care is still a challenge.
Skyrocketing housing costs mean HIV-negative youth have priorities other than prevention.
For Black New Yorkers, HIV Progress Is Challenged by Housing Costs and Trump Anti-Immigrant Policies
Despite the Big Apple’s HIV rates falling for everyone, Black New Yorkers still are the most vulnerable.
Fighting Mississippi’s HIV epidemic is about more than just getting people living with HIV or at risk for HIV on a pill. It means confronting the reality that for many in the state, their primary care doctor is the emergency room.