With a “for us, by us” approach, Brothers Health Collective reaches a community often missed by larger organizations.
“PrEP is our number-one priority, but it’s not easy. There’s a lot of misconceptions and misinformation out there.”
Amidst skyrocketing housing costs and historic racial segregation, APLA expands its work to Black and brown neighborhoods.
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.
While black and Latinx gay and bisexual men and transgender women make up a larger portion of HIV cases in and around Boston, the opioid crisis has led to spiking HIV rates among injection drug users.
High religious stigma, urban and rural epidemics, and draconian HIV criminalization laws will make Missouri’s HIV plan complex.
Though Seattle is doing well compared to many other U.S. cities, it could still invest more to serve marginalized populations, including black residents and injection drug users.
Sure, there are physical and lifestyle changes that come along with an HIV diagnosis. But just as important is taking time to heal from trauma.
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.
Jersey City and Newark, New Jersey, are often overshadowed by New York City, just across the Hudson. But new attention from the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic plan may bring a boost in needed resources.