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In South L.A., Young Gay Black Men are Mired in Old Taboos -- and HIVnew

HIV infections in the United States have been dropping in nearly every subgroup that is commonly tracked, with one exception: The numbers have been ticking up steadily among black men, ages 14 to 24, who have sex with men.
L.A. Weekly  |  Hillel Aron  |  05-08-2014  |  Health

Q&A: HIV/AIDS housing in Indianapolisnew

Big changes are underway in the way people living with HIV/AIDS will receive the services necessary for them to live well in Indy.
NUVO  |  Rebecca Townsend  |  04-02-2012  |  Civil Liberties

On the street with AIDSnew

Indianapolis service providers have made unprecedented strides in collaborative outreach.
NUVO  |  NUVO Editors  |  03-18-2012  |  Health

To fight AIDS, we must fight its stigmanew

Building acceptance by society and self will help defeat disease.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Craig Washington  |  11-30-2011  |  Health

Pros and Condomsnew

San Francisco wants to get rid of HIV/AIDS, but tiptoes around risky bareback sex.
SF Weekly  |  Taylor Friedman  |  11-10-2011  |  Sex

Cruel Days Return for Georgia's AIDS Sufferersnew

State and Congress haven’t approved funding for life-saving drugs.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Cliff Bostock  |  06-22-2011  |  Science

HIV: Too Many Positivesnew

African Americans have reason to be concerned about the AIDS virus. While black Americans currently make up 14 percent of the nation’s population, they represent 65 percent of the newly reported AIDS cases.
Illinois Times  |  Jolonda Young  |  06-09-2011  |  Science

The Warriorsnew

How the decades-long fight against AIDS made radicals out of activists.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Holly Otterbein  |  02-15-2011  |  Politics

Gay Men Should Get HIV Tests Twice a Year, Says Washington,

With new statistics showing alarming levels of HIV infection among the estimated 36,500 District men who have gay sex, the city is recommending that they be tested for the virus twice yearly.
Washington City Paper  |  Mike DeBonis  |  03-26-2010  |  LGBT

Two Boston Poets Use Their Art for the Good of the Tribenew

What if a poem were a social force? Boston poets Rafael Campo and Franz Wright have laid bare a live wire between poetry and isolation.
Boston Phoenix  |  James Parker  |  11-26-2008  |  Books

Rate of New HIV Cases in Mississippi is On the Risenew

Men represent approximately 70 percent of all those infected with HIV in Mississippi, and African American men represent 75 percent of new infections in men. Direct funding to prevent HIV infection in men represents only approximately 28 percent of HIV funding in Mississippi.
Jackson Free Press  |  Sarah Young  |  11-25-2008  |  Commentary

The Secret Face of HIVnew

HIV/AIDS is the No. 1 killer of black American women between 25 and 34. But the fastest growing segment of HIV incidence is among black women in their 50s and 60s. Yes, Grandma has AIDS.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Kellie C. Murphy  |  11-17-2008  |  Science

What the Mexico City AIDS Conference Taught Menew

The CDC now tells us that, oops, they counted wrong for the past several years. The true number of new HIV infections occurring each year in the U.S. is more than 40 percent higher than previously reported.
INDY Week  |  Steven Petrow  |  08-28-2008  |  Science

Philly's Rise in HIV Among Young Gay Males Has Led to New Testing Measures ... at Night Clubsnew

Years ago, drawing vials of blood and waiting two weeks for results gave way to a finger-prick or cheek swab and a 20-minute wait. Since today's tests are light on equipment, the process has been moved out of stuffy clinics and into RVs that can be parked in parts of town where incidences of the disease run high.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Tom Namako  |  08-05-2008  |  Science

Michigan's HIV Stats Show Young African-Americans Hit Hardnew

African-Americans are twice as likely as whites to be diagnosed with HIV, with people younger than 25 at the highest risk, according to the annual report analyzing new HIV diagnoses in 2006 by race, sex and age.
Metro Times  |  Staff  |  06-17-2008  |  Science

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