Women who work in mental health, engineering, and design, many of whom are survivors, are creating tools to help other survivors heal.
"The guys in the BDSM community were not fazed by my status at all ... it was automatic acceptance."
In a neighborhood hit hard by HIV, the work of five artists celebrates queer people of color thriving with the virus.
Zee Strong creates the digital living quilt.
It may be suburbia, but Prince George's County HIV service providers are hard at work fighting poverty-related health risks and expanding sexual health education.
Fear of retaliation from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is complicating the already-tricky business of HIV prevention in Arizona's Maricopa county, the fastest-growing county in America.
Poverty, stigma and racial health disparities drive HIV rates that are among the nation's highest. But expanded Medicaid and PrEP access seem to have contributed to a recent drop in new cases.
"I consider their ignorance and choose compassion with education and knowledge."
In reality, sex-positive education that supports both HIV-positive and HIV-negative people in living their best sex lives can help us stay healthy and joyful.
We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?