HIV Stigma and Discrimination

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Could New York Become the First State to Pass Single-Payer Health Care?

The first state to implement a plan to end the HIV epidemic may again attempt what others have failed to do.

By Tim Murphy

California Man Denied Service at Barbershop for HIV Status Wins Court Case

Nikko Briteramos won his court case and is now advocating to end stigma in black businesses, including barbershops.

By Mathew Rodriguez

Trans Woman With HIV Dies During Release From ICE Custody After Being Denied Meds

Johana Medina died one year after Honduran transgender activist Roxsana Hernández also died in ICE custody.

By Mathew Rodriguez

Lambda Legal, Americans United and Center for Reproductive Rights Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule

"The breadth of the harm this new rule will cause is impossible to exaggerate, and opens up yet another front in the Trump Administration's assault on civil rights of minorities and already marginalized, vulnerable populations," Lambda Legal Senior Attorney Jamie Gliksberg said.

By Lambda Legal

CVS Caremark Says It Is Settling HIV Disclosure Lawsuit

Last year, 6,000 people received an envelope that had their HIV status reportedly revealed in a clear mailing address window.

By Tim Murphy

HIV Activist Jumps Into the Philadelphia City Council Race

Housing and displacement are a major focus of their campaign.

By Kenyon Farrow

Loved Ones in Prison? Get Them Copies of This Amazing Prison Health Magazine

Turn It Up!: Staying Strong Inside is the Sero Project's publication for (and partly written by) people in prison.

By Tim Murphy

New Campaign Seeks to Shift Opioid Conversation to One About Mass Incarceration, Health Care, and Racial Justice

"No Health = No Justice" moves to address the system as the problem, rather than people who use drugs.

By Kenyon Farrow

First Kidney Transplant From Donor Living With HIV Challenges Longstanding Stigma

"Society perceives me and people like me as people who bring death," said Nina Martinez, the first HIV-positive organ donor. "And I can't figure out any better way to show that people like me can bring life."

By Martha Kempner

How One LGBTQ Clinic Practices Trauma-Focused Therapy

Morris Roy, Ph.D., with Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in New York City, explains how therapists can help people who have experienced trauma find peace of mind.

By Tim Murphy