As anti-immigration sentiments and policies in the U.S. have certainly increased in recent years, is this having an impact on Latinx gay and bisexual men's vulnerability to HIV?
We asked Latinx people living with HIV in the U.S.: How did you come to terms with your HIV diagnosis and develop the confidence to stay healthy?Read More
The angelic troublemaker died May 14.
"If you educate yourself, you can protect yourself," says Thelma Garcia, the HIV service director of East Los Angeles Women's Center. "Helping different women in my community is the passion that keeps me going."
As the U.S. government shutdown carries on for nearly a month over border wall funding, many migrants caught in Tijuana amid discrimination get support from a steadfast HIV organization.
"Horacio's desire for 'queer survival' is a consciousness we as queer, transgender people of color know all too well," writes Giuliani Alvarenga. "We understand that our bodies are marked with loss and painful memories."
"Many of us who are younger don't know what those days were like," Giuliani Alvarenga writes. "But World AIDS Day should be a time when we remember those we have lost to the virus."
From growing up on the streets and being a gang leader to becoming an AIDS activist, educator, and long-term survivor, Alberto Perez Bermudez's HIV diagnosis changed his life forever.
"One month ago we observed National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day. As we look forward to 2019, we encourage you to revisit a blog post by Admiral Brett Giroir and Dr. Elena V. Rios on one of the major observances of the fall."
We asked Latinx people living with HIV in the U.S.: How did you come to terms with your HIV diagnosis and develop the confidence to stay healthy?
In this sad tale of immigration, HIV, and the insurmountable hurdles involved, Maria Mejia recounts the end of her marriage.
"This National Latinx HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, my wish is that by sharing my story, you might share yours and that together we get the word out about HIV prevention, testing, and treatment," Julio Fonseca writes.