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Proposal would cut $1.6 billion from the CDC, decimating Trump’s Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative.
The “5 Years, 5 Voices” series celebrates the fifth anniversary of Gilead Sciences’ COMPASS initiative to fund HIV efforts in the South.
#SHAAD is Sunday, August 20. In 2021, the South comprised 38% of the U.S. population but 52% of new HIV diagnoses. Here’s why.
AIDSVu shows an unmet need for PrEP to prevent HIV among African Americans, Latinos and people living in the South.
As states disenroll people from Medicaid, Republican Governor Brian Kemp also vetoed a bill to expand coverage to those with HIV.
A new survey also finds that one third of LGBTQ cancer patients and survivors experienced discrimination in health care settings.
Black women—regardless of income or education—die during pregnancy at nearly three times the rate of white women.
Infant mortality is by far the highest in the South, with Mississippi’s rate of 8.12 deaths per 1,000 live births ranking worst.
Latino and Black individuals use chemical hair straighteners most frequently, with some starting as young as 10 years old.
UPDATE: A previous Texas ruling found that the federal mandate to cover preventive care, including HIV, violated religious freedoms.
GLAAD’s #FactsAndVax campaign on Instagram Reels enlists Black influencers to educate about mpox. [VIDEOS]
This is an improvement from 36% in 2020, notes this year’s State of HIV Stigma Report and survey from GLAAD.
Wake Forest University’s Faith Coordinating Center launched the Black Faith and HIV initiative with hopes of building a national movement.
Some fear the monkeypox response is not being prioritized because the virus affects gay men, especially those who are Black or Latino.
The AIDS Memorial Quilt’s Change the Pattern HIV initiative will launch in Mississippi and focus on Black and brown communities.
There’s an HIV crisis in the South. Participate in #SHAAD on Saturday, August 20, and change the narrative around the epidemic.
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