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Tone Vai and Kamailia Williams of Instituto Familiar de la Raza hold LGBTQ pride signs during Give OUT Day 2017
Features

For This Latinx Organization in San Francisco, HIV Care Is About Community

Skyrocketing rents have increased the need for the work of Instituto Familiar de la Raza -- yet have also made it difficult for them to maintain their own spaces.

By Giuli Alvarenga
Carlos Morenx, Jada Cardona, Julio Perez, and Zoraida Requena
Personal Stories

Latinx People Living With HIV Share How They Came to Terms With Their Diagnosis

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?

By Myles Helfand

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LGBTQ+

HIV in Latinx Communities

Latinx people living in the United States continue to be misunderstood, underrepresented, marginalized, and stigmatized, putting them at risk for HIV acquisition as well as poor HIV outcomes after diagnosis.

By Mathew Rodriguez
Benjamin Garcia
Interviews

Queer Mexican-American Poet's Debut Book Plays With Language to Explore Identity, Sexuality, Desire, and Resistance

Fellow poet Danez Smith calls Benjamin Garcia’s Thrown in the Throat a “freaky, stunning debut.”

By Tim Murphy
Oscar Lopez CEO, Poderosos & Founder of South Texas Equality Projects.
Features

This Is How LGBTQ Latinx Folks Are Facing the Impact of COVID-19 at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Groups like Poderosos, Team Brownsville, and Angry Tías and Abuelas are working around the clock to help those most in need.

By Tim Murphy
Cuba COVID-19
News Analysis

While the U.S. Squanders Its Global Leadership Role, Cuba Is Stepping Up to the Plate on COVID-19

The island is hoping its leadership in public health, medicine, and biomedical research will transform its economic situation and global status.

By Giuli Alvarenga
Tony Valenzuela
Interviews

Desserts and Running a Nonprofit Help This Activist Cope With COVID-19 Quarantine

“It’s not in my nature to freak out about things. I’m irritatingly calm.”

By Tim Murphy
Yolanda Diaz
Interviews

Walking the Dog and Support Networks Help This Bronx Activist Cope with COVID-19 Quarantine

“I’ve been emotionally affected, especially when I look at the news on TV and the first thing I see is Gov. Cuomo talking about how many people are infected and have died.”

By Tim Murphy
crowd virus
Reference

Lo Que Necesitas Saber Sobre el Nuevo Coronavirus y el VIH

En todo el mundo la principal preocupación sanitaria en este momento es el COVID-19. La enfermedad es causada por una nueva cepa de coronavirus reconocido como SARS-CoV-2.

By Mathew Rodriguez and David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
Charles Sanchez during the coronavirus pandemic
Personal Stories

Coping With the Coronavirus Outbreak in Queens, NYC

COVID-19 is serious. But our daily freakouts to cope with the uncertainty often aren’t.

By Charles Sanchez
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele
News Analysis

El Salvador Tries to Get Ahead of the Coronavirus Epidemic by Employing Quarantine Measures, Stimulus, and Hip-Hop

President Bukele and Residente from hip-hop group Calle 13 announced the stimulus on Instagram.

By Giuli Alvarenga