Black transgender women in the U.S. are impacted by HIV at alarmingly high rates, yet prevention and care studies largely ignore them. We spoke with four advocates on why that’s the case.
For Black women, before we can start conversations about switching to Cabenuva, we need to address issues around access, stigma, and cultural competence.
Making conversations about HIV a normal part of health care is the only way to make sure everyone gets the HIV prevention or care they deserve.
Black women disproportionately undergo an invasive treatment for fibroids, even when other choices exist.
What to do if you’re unsure about getting a COVID-19 vaccine? Go to reliable sources of health information, as Candis Y. McDow does here, inviting all to join in on her journey.
Founded in 2011, SisterReach is a nonprofit that supports the reproductive autonomy of women and teens of color, poor and rural women, LGBTQIA+ people, and their families through reproductive justice, a public health movement that champions culturally competent and trauma-informed medical care.
We explore the unique obstacles Black women face in accessing HIV preventive options and health care, and provide resources that help Black women feel seen, heard, and supported in their search for better, more equitable care.
Black women face health disparities that can shorten their lives. Why aren’t doctors taking their concerns seriously?
Despite Black women’s increased risk for HIV in the U.S., they are not being told about medication to prevent it.
If you are a Black woman, and your doctor doesn’t mention incorporating HIV prevention into your care, these questions may help guide the conversation.