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The kick-off rally for "The Week Against Homophobia" at City Hall, NYC, May 2019
News Analysis

Latinx Organization Launches Campaigns to End Homophobia and Transphobia

The campaigns seek to address HIV in Latinx communities by mobilizing against homophobia and transphobia.

'I am Life' Ambassadors Group Photo
News

Houston Launches First HIV Prevention Campaign for Queer and Trans People of Color

'I am Life' features black and Latinx people getting their lives.

Person holding protest sign reading "Stop killing trans people"
News

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.

Tone Vai and Kamailia Williams of Instituto Familiar de la Raza hold LGBTQ pride signs during Give OUT Day 2017
Features

For This Latinx Organization in San Francisco, HIV Care Is About Community

Skyrocketing rents have increased the need for the work of Instituto Familiar de la Raza -- yet have also made it difficult for them to maintain their own spaces.

In a Climate of Fear, HIV Services for Latinx Women Give Strength to Immigrant Communities Img
Features

In a Climate of Fear, HIV Services for Latinx Women Give Strength to Immigrant Communities

"If you educate yourself, you can protect yourself," says Thelma Garcia, the HIV service director of East Los Angeles Women's Center. "Helping different women in my community is the passion that keeps me going."

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Personal Stories

YouTuber Gives LGBTQ Millennials a Place to Talk Honestly About Sexuality and Identity

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.

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HIV and Latinx Gay and Bisexual Men: U.S. Statistics

HIV diagnoses have increased in recent years among Latinx gay and bisexual men. In 2016, Latinx gay and bisexual men accounted for 19% of the 40,324 new HIV diagnoses in the U.S.

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Viewpoints

With Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Ed Buck, Community Looks to Find Solutions

Some community members want further investigations and the arrest of Buck; others want to find support for black and Latinx gay men dealing with addiction.

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Viewpoints

Reading Race in 1990s HIV Theater and Film

"Especially in the case of the [white] HIV-positive figures ... in Rent and Angels in America, these queer figures of color serve to remind audiences, 'Well, at least I'm not that,'" Danielle Fuentes Morgan says.