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Fighting HIV in a State Facing One of the Nation’s Worst Poverty Rates

Young gay and bisexual men of color, transgender women, and people who use injection drugs are the most vulnerable groups to HIV in Kentucky.

By Tim Murphy
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The Needed Revival in the Black Church

“The progressive movements the Black church has sparked are some of the most liberating work from any organization; that is what we need from them concerning HIV,” Ian L. Haddock writes.

By Ian L. Haddock
Oklahoma State Capitol Building and Flag

Even Without Medicaid Expansion, Oklahoma HIV Service Providers Refuse to Let Anyone Fall Through the Cracks

“Somehow, in this state, it is more sinful to be poor and need help than it is to rob a bank.”

By Tim Murphy
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Advocates Sound Alarm on Climbing HIV Rates for Latinx Communities

What will it take to end the HIV epidemic among Latinx people in the U.S.? Community advocates and researchers weigh in on the issue -- and offer solutions.

By Larry Buhl
Tony Christon Walker and Kathie Hiers

Despite Stigma, Christian Right Values, and No Medicaid Expansion, AIDS Alabama Makes a Way

Poor, religious, and rife with racial inequality, Alabama embodies the challenges of ending the epidemic in the Deep South, where rural areas and young black men who have sex with men carry the HIV burden.

By Tim Murphy
Roselyn Macias

Unique Challenges of Queer Folks of Color in Rural Areas Outlined in New Report

"I'd rather stay where I am and keep doing this work for others."

By Tim Murphy
Dedra Spears-Johnson and Juan DeCosta

Prince George's County Steps Out of D.C.'s Shadow to Address HIV

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.

By Tim Murphy
Huntington West Virginia's Cabell County Court House

Local Health Officials Respond to Spike in HIV Diagnoses in West Virginia County

A West Virginia county is hard-hit by the opioid epidemic, but the community is divided on syringe exchange programs.

By Sony Salzman