The Cofounder of (Possibly) the Nation’s Only Black- and Trans-Led LGBTQ Center Wants to Hit $1 Million
For LaSaia Wade, the journey to activism began with getting fired for being trans.
“PrEP is our number-one priority, but it’s not easy. There’s a lot of misconceptions and misinformation out there.”
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.
Fighting Mississippi’s HIV epidemic is about more than just getting people living with HIV or at risk for HIV on a pill. It means confronting the reality that for many in the state, their primary care doctor is the emergency room.
Young black gay and bisexual men in Cleveland wish they had the resources of the state capital, Columbus, to address the HIV epidemic in Northeast Ohio.
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.
Though Seattle is doing well compared to many other U.S. cities, it could still invest more to serve marginalized populations, including black residents and injection drug users.
The HIV epidemic in Philadelphia is heavily concentrated in its black population. Local caregivers at BEBASHI have seen diagnosis rates drop in recent years, though there’s still progress to be made.
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.
Latinos Salud Brings 'DiversiSAFE' HIV Treatment and Prevention to Latinx Communities in South Florida
Despite years of documented underfunding of state HIV and STD services by the state government, Latinos Salud serves a diverse community of Latinx people in South Florida.