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Why My Ex and Best Friend Li and I Broke Up After 10 Years Together and Married Legally

In this sad tale of immigration, HIV, and the insurmountable hurdles involved, Maria Mejia recounts the end of her marriage.

By Maria T. Mejia for The Well Project

Speak It Into Existence: Talking About HIV Can Help End It

"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.

By Julio Fonseca for AIDS United

HIV Among Hispanics/Latinos in the United States

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

The Numbers

HIV Diagnoses3

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By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Datos Sobre el Estigma del VIH

El estigma del VIH puede ser difícil de explicar. Aprende los datos básicos para entender mejor por qué el estigma del VIH es dañino. Luego toma acción para ayudar a poner fin al estigma del VIH en tu familia y comunidad.

¿Qué es el estigma del VIH?...

By Centros Para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades

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...

By Giuliani Alvarenga

For Immigrants Living With HIV, an Impossible Choice Between Viral Suppression and Deportation

The themes of separation, trauma, and having to decide between one's own health and the safety of those one loves can be found all across the U.S. in immigrant communities.

By Drew Gibson

Hope Inspires Victory: HIV-Positive Filmmaker Richard Flores

With so many tragedies and challenges in his life, it would have been easy for Richard Flores to give up. Instead, he has become a documentary filmmaker.

By Charles Sanchez

Pride in Mourning: On the Death of Transgender Activist Roxsana Hernández in an ICE Detention Center

Roxsana Hernández, an HIV-positive Honduran trans woman, died on May 25 inside a detention center in the custody of U.S. immigration officials due to the neglect and apathy of the officers detaining her.

By Giuliani Alvarenga

'Organize Our Anger, Defend Our Happiness': Marco Castro-Bojorquez on the Vision of HIVenas Abiertas, a Network of Latinx Immigrants With HIV Resisting Social Neglect

Marco Castro-Bojorquez, a community leader and filmmaker living with HIV, has put out the call for support for HIVenas Abiertas, a national network of Latinx immigrants living with HIV.

By JD Davids