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.
Black Transgender Activist Kiara St. James on Her Strategic Vision for 2020—and on Getting Help With Holiday Depression and Anxiety
“I realized it wasn’t normal for me to feel the hopelessness I was feeling.”
In one of the most diverse counties in the U.S., AIDS Center Queens County provides PrEP, HIV treatment, and other services, but gentrification and anti-immigrant policies make its efforts difficult.
The former ACT UP Los Angeles member finally gets her place in the sun.
The first state to implement a plan to end the HIV epidemic may again attempt what others have failed to do.
New York City Faces Challenge to HIV/AIDS Progress With Proposed $59 Million in Cuts From Governor Cuomo
Five years after Andrew Cuomo announced his plan to end New York state's HIV epidemic by 2020, the governor is shutting off funds to vital HIV prevention and public health programs in New York City.
A coalition of organizers and transgender leaders in New York City went to the City Council and secured $1.8 million for a first-of-its-kind initiative directed specifically toward services for the trans community.
"The number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in New York state has fallen to historic lows, proving that efforts to end the epidemic are making a significant impact," Johanne Morne writes.
New York Knows, the largest HIV testing initiative in the nation, aims to help all city residents learn their HIV status and facilitate access to the city's HIV care and prevention services.
Retaining people with HIV in medical care and providing wraparound services are critical parts of New York Governor Cuomo's Plan to End the Epidemic.