The Transgender Law Center has released the first report of findings from the Positively Trans survey, a first-of-its-kind community-led project focused on the lives and experiences of transgender people in the U.S. living with HIV/AIDS.
Dear society: Don't say "HIV-infected person," say "person living with HIV." And stop saying "full-blown AIDS" -- there is no such medical phrase. These suggestions, and many more, are part of a new effort by activists to change the way people talk a...
Save the Date! HIV Is Not a Crime II National Training Academy, May 17-20, 2016, Huntsville, Alabama
The national conference, cosponsored by the SERO Project and Positive Women's Network - USA, supports repeal and modernization of laws criminalizing HIV non-disclosure, perceived or potential exposure and transmission.
"We demand that the US government reaffirm its commitment to the PLHIV community," says the US PLHIV Caucus, "starting with having the National HIV/AIDS Strategy recognize and honor the role of networks of PLHIV."
Making the Most of the Sheen HIV Spotlight: Share the 'New Basics' of HIV -- A Blog Entry by JD Davids
Sheen's story is all about HIV in 2015 -- undetectability, treatment as prevention and PrEP, plus acute and pervasive stigma, fear and threats of criminalization. It's our moment to share these new basics of HIV.
Trauma-informed care can radically improve the lives and health outcomes of people living with HIV. Read about why the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is in the best position to make this kind of care a reality for thousands of U.S. people living with HI...
Networks led by people with HIV, a cornerstone of support and advocacy in the early epidemic, waned in the mid-1990s. But in a recent survey, SERO Project found more groups than anticipated, and has pledged to link them into a national force.
"We need more networks advocating for the community and combating stigma by speaking out," says Tami Haught of the Sero Project. "We need to advocate for better access to care, for accelerated research on HIV and aging, against criminalization of PLH...
The Ryan White Care Act is a vitally important safety-net in these states for low-income PLHIV, say advocates, and it must be continued with a call for expansion of Medicaid in every U.S. state.
"Warrior of Hope" is a new photography exhibit and art project that asks the viewer to honor those lost in the war on HIV, and seeks to give solace to those who continue to fight the war.