"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.
The Project Runway All Star talks about HIV and changing attitudes.
HIV continues to be a serious threat to the health of Hispanic/Latino1 communities. In 2016, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for 26% (10,292) of the 40,324 new HIV diagnoses in the United States and 6 dependent areas.2
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Puerto Rican HIV Activists Continue Post-Hurricane Maria Fight Despite U.S. Indifference and Local Corruption
"One would think that being a commonwealth of the most powerful country in the world would have benefits when it comes to health care and recovery from natural catastrophes, such as the one that took place in September 2017," Giuliani Alvarenga write...