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.?
TheBody interviews three current ACT UP New York members about their current campaigns and the challenges of organizing during another pandemic.
Organizations like Us Helping Us are working to support communities that continue to be highly impacted.
In New York City, activists won a policy of housing support that has been shown to reduce HIV transmissions—can San Francisco do the same, or better?
Columbus is Ohio’s largest city—and home to the state’s largest number of people living with HIV.
And who exactly do we mean when we say “community,” anyway?
Despite its reputation as a playground of the 1%, Palm Beach County has one of the highest HIV rates in the country.
Almost 1 in 5 people in Fort Worth, Texas, lack health insurance, a barrier to getting people the care they need, especially in a state that did not expand Medicaid access.
“Some people call us southern Georgia,” advocates say.
Young gay and bisexual men of color, transgender women, and people who use injection drugs are the most vulnerable groups to HIV in Kentucky.
In the Bronx, poverty, homelessness, and other structural factors are barriers to care for many, but the borough is still making progress in fighting its epidemic.