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.
The Lifetime documentary 'Surviving R. Kelly' has helped highlight how sexual assault impacts young black girls and teens. Evany Turk explains how ending rape culture is essential to ending the HIV epidemic.
"The best gift we could give this movement is to step aside," said prominent HIV activist Phill Wilson at the U.S. Conference on AIDS. "This younger generation is smarter, younger, wiser, more capable, and they have the foundation that we built."
Comprehensive sex education is a public health issue that deserves a radical public health response, argues Justin A. Lofton.
Confidentiality issues are getting in the way for some young people who admitted that they avoid sexual health services out of fear that their parents will find out.
National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day is a day when we all should stop and pause for a moment to reflect on the importance of our nation's young people and the impact that HIV continues to have on their lives.
This annual observance aims to educate people about the impact of HIV on young people in the United States, and to showcase the work young people are doing to respond to the epidemic.
Sexual health issues are key for adolescents and young adults, and the one-size-fits-all approach is missing the mark -- especially for those who are most vulnerable.
"This morning, I took a personal step towards ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic," Lakin Starling writes for Black AIDS Institute. "I signed The Washington D.C. Declaration, a petition to raise awareness about the great opportunity we have right now to end...
"The message of safe-sex, by way of condom usage, may not resonate with people because it is limited and does not allow one to ponder the spectrum of other possible harm reduction practices," write Allen Kwabena Frimpong and Michael Terry Everett in ...