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Here Are 5 Ways the Media Can Stand Up to HIV Stigma Img

Here Are 5 Ways the Media Can Stand Up to HIV Stigma

A collaborative statement by female leaders living with HIV digs into the harmful pitfalls in mainstream media coverage of HIV. Each section recommends solutions and resources to help media makers build their knowledge and shift their thinking about ...

Social Action: A Return to Our Roots in Responding to HIV and Hepatitis C Img

Social Action: A Return to Our Roots in Responding to HIV and Hepatitis C

"Stigma delayed and hindered every part of the early response to HIV," writes Andrew Gans. "Communities came together to respond to HIV when public health and other systems wouldn't." While things have changed enormously in the last thirty years, Gan...

Sign on Letter: Office of National AIDS Policy to Support HIV Prevention Resources for Regions With High HIV Diagnosis and Death Rates Img

Sign on Letter: Office of National AIDS Policy to Support HIV Prevention Resources for Regions With High HIV Diagnosis and Death Rates

Several Deep South states have a high percentage of HIV in rural and suburban areas. But they are ineligible for direct community-based organization funding from CDC. Your group can sign a letter to ask for changes.

We Shall Not Be Removed: Black Gay Men on Love, Sex and Intimacy Amidst HIV Stigma Img

We Shall Not Be Removed: Black Gay Men on Love, Sex and Intimacy Amidst HIV Stigma

AIDS United is sponsoring a Google Hangout to discuss the impact of HIV stigma on love and intimacy in black gay communities. Yolo Akili Robinson explains just how important this is.

TB Advocates Push Back Against Language of Stigma and Criminalization Img

TB Advocates Push Back Against Language of Stigma and Criminalization

When it comes to stigma, TB paved the way well before HIV came on the scene. Over a million people worldwide have both HIV and TB. Now, TB advocates have scored a major victory against stigmatizing language.

National Coalition Releases Principles for HIV Criminal Law Reform Img

National Coalition Releases Principles for HIV Criminal Law Reform

The Positive Justice Project lays out principles for updating laws to include HIV and other infectious diseases in the standard requirements of proving "intent to harm" and conduct likely to cause death or severe injury in cases seeking a criminal fe...

Expand LGBT Health Insurance to Improve U.S. HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Img

Expand LGBT Health Insurance to Improve U.S. HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care

A study by the Center for American Progress (CAP) shows striking progress in LGBT people being able to get health care through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). To help the LGBT community better understand its new coverage options and enroll in coverage...

15 HIV Advocates to Watch in 2015: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img

15 HIV Advocates to Watch in 2015: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

Looking forward to the coming months, Mark King tells you which HIV advocates you should be keeping your eye on.

HIV Stigma Conference Examines Health Care and Human Rights Img

HIV Stigma Conference Examines Health Care and Human Rights

At this year's International Stigma Conference, health care and human rights were a crucial topic of the day's discussions. Candace Montague reports.

Stigma Index Empowers People With HIV to Make Stigma Visible, Confront Injustice Img

Stigma Index Empowers People With HIV to Make Stigma Visible, Confront Injustice

Laurel Sprague offers plain talk about stigma, explains "research justice" and gives an update on the first year of the PLHIV Stigma Index in the U.S.