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HIV Among Hispanics/Latinos in the United States

HIV continues to be a serious threat to the health of Hispanic/Latino1 communities. In 2016, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for 26% (10,292) of the 40,324 new HIV diagnoses in the United States and 6 dependent areas.2

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Comunidad y Recursos de VIH

Datos Sobre el Estigma del VIH

El estigma del VIH puede ser difícil de explicar. Aprende los datos básicos para entender mejor por qué el estigma del VIH es dañino. Luego toma acción para ayudar a poner fin al estigma del VIH en tu familia y comunidad.

¿Qué es el estigma del VIH?...

Graffiti in San Juan, Puerto Rico states 'My People! When Will We Get Our Independence?'
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican HIV Activists Continue Post-Hurricane Maria Fight Despite U.S. Indifference and Local Corruption

"One would think that being a commonwealth of the most powerful country in the world would have benefits when it comes to health care and recovery from natural catastrophes, such as the one that took place in September 2017," Giuliani Alvarenga write...

Tiffany Marrero
Personal Stories

Becoming My Mother's Child: Afro-Latina and Living With HIV

"In my dreams, I believe she tried as hard as she could to make it right," Tiffany Marrero writes about her mother she never knew. "By naming me, it proves to me that she in her own way tried to tell me she loved me."

The DMV Balenciaga House Meeting
News Analysis

For Immigrants Living With HIV, an Impossible Choice Between Viral Suppression and Deportation

The themes of separation, trauma, and having to decide between one's own health and the safety of those one loves can be found all across the U.S. in immigrant communities.

Richard Flores
Personal Stories

Hope Inspires Victory: HIV-Positive Filmmaker Richard Flores

With so many tragedies and challenges in his life, it would have been easy for Richard Flores to give up. Instead, he has become a documentary filmmaker.

A photo of Roxsana Hernández at a San Francisco vigil in her honor
Personal Stories

Pride in Mourning: On the Death of Transgender Activist Roxsana Hernández in an ICE Detention Center

Roxsana Hernández, an HIV-positive Honduran trans woman, died on May 25 inside a detention center in the custody of U.S. immigration officials due to the neglect and apathy of the officers detaining her.

From left to right: Daniel E. Mora, Joanna Zanella, Maria Richwine, Eliana Alexander, and J.M. Longoria
News

No Shame in Sin Vergüenza: A Bilingual Telenovela Targets HIV Stigma

Sin Vergüenza is based on real people and their stories, woven together in composite form, as seen at Los Angeles AltaMed clinics by the show's creators.

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Personal Stories

'Organize Our Anger, Defend Our Happiness': Marco Castro-Bojorquez on the Vision of HIVenas Abiertas, a Network of Latinx Immigrants With HIV Resisting Social Neglect

Marco Castro-Bojorquez, a community leader and filmmaker living with HIV, has put out the call for support for HIVenas Abiertas, a national network of Latinx immigrants living with HIV.