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(from top left to right) Laney Henderson, Tiarra McMillan, Toni Holbrook, Aaron Jones, June Gipson credit My Brothers Keeper Inc

In Mississippi, Efforts to Fight HIV Epidemic Clash With Health Care Disenfranchisement

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.

Dr. Charlene Flash and Steve Stellenwerf

Houston Is Larger Than Many States. Tackling the HIV Epidemic Here Is an Even Bigger Challenge.

Harris County, home to the city of Houston, is one of the most racially diverse counties in the U.S. With little transportation and a lot of HIV stigma, the area is lucky to have Legacy Community Health.

Stephen Fallon Daniel Bravo Rafaelé Narváez credit Latino Saludos

Latinos Salud Brings 'DiversiSAFE' HIV Treatment and Prevention to Latinx Communities in South Florida

Despite years of documented underfunding of state HIV and STD services by the state government, Latinos Salud serves a diverse community of Latinx people in South Florida.

Aquarius Gilmer

A Faith-Filled Response to HIV in the South

"My gayness -- my identity -- is not a sin," says Rev. Aquarius Gilmer, the director of governmental affairs and advocacy at the Southern AIDS Coalition. "The sin is that people don't have access to prevention or care, not how a person contracts HIV or that they are living with HIV."

Shawn-Patrick Torres from the Latino Commission on AIDS

Latinx LGBT Advocates Meet in Atlanta to Discuss Strategies to Address Growing HIV Epidemic

Latinos in the Deep South helps to lead the charge for southern social-justice organizing to end HIV.

Marching with the Equality Flag in Atlanta 2011

In Georgia's Metropolitan Heart, HIV Beats On

Our new "Eyes on the End" series kicks off with an up-close-and-personal glimpse at what's driving the HIV epidemic in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

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HIV Rapid Testing & Treatment Must Be a Priority at Fulton County Jail

Georgia HIV activist Shyronn Jones decries a recent statement from the Fulton County Sheriff's Office that it had stopped rapid HIV testing for inmates because the practice was "antiquated."

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In North Carolina, an HIV Criminalization Reform Bill Passed, but People Who Aren't 'Undetectable' Remain at Risk

North Carolina's unique journey to HIV criminalization reform might serve as a roadmap for other advocates hoping to modernize their own state's laws. But it hasn't been without controversy.

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A Moment of Outrage With a Silver Lining

Betty Price's comments about HIV spark backlash while her committee quietly issues a well-reasoned critique of Georgia's HIV criminal laws.

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Injection Drug Use-Related HIV Infections Skyrocket in Northern Kentucky, Underscoring Immediate Need for Syringe Access Programs

All signs point toward what could be a major HIV outbreak like that seen in rural Indiana in 2014. This time, will local officials act before it spirals out of control?