For Black New Yorkers, HIV Progress Is Challenged by Housing Costs and Trump Anti-Immigrant Policies
Despite the Big Apple’s HIV rates falling for everyone, Black New Yorkers still are the most vulnerable.
With a “for us, by us” approach, Brothers Health Collective reaches a community often missed by larger organizations.
While the city has become a global model that ending the HIV epidemic is possible, the impact of the tech boom has created problems for the city’s most marginalized residents.
Though services are there, workers in Dallas’ HIV caregiving force say that retaining people in these services is a problem.
Black Transgender Activist Kiara St. James on Her Strategic Vision for 2020—and on Getting Help With Holiday Depression and Anxiety
“I realized it wasn’t normal for me to feel the hopelessness I was feeling.”
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.
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.
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.
"We realized that if we still wanted to have this vision of ending the epidemic here, we need to address health care inequities in the LGBTQ community."