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APR03

Reflections of a Seasoned AIDSWatch Advocate

In this special guest blog North Carolina HIV advocate Wanda Brendle-Moss talks about her experience at AIDSWatch 2020 and how it being the first ever all virtual AIDSWatch allowed her to participate in ways she wouldn't have otherwise been able. Wanda also provides her thoughts on how HIV advocacy should be more inclusive of older advocates and those living with disabilities.

Posted By: Guest Blogger -- Wanda Brendle-Moss - Friday, April 03, 2020


APR02

AIDSWatch was a massive success

AIDSWatch is the largest constituent-driven HIV advocacy event in the country. AIDSWatch 2020 was held virtually and more than 2,500 people attended all or part of the day.

Posted By: Jesse Milan - Thursday, April 02, 2020


MAR31

By and For TGNC Communities: On Transgender Day of Visibility, Meet Some of AIDS United’s Trans-Led Grantee Partners

On Transgender Day of Visibility, AIDS United is lifting up six of our current trans-led and trans-serving grantee organizations who work to end the HIV epidemic in their communities every day.

Posted By: Carsen Beckwith - Tuesday, March 31, 2020


MAR27

Lorenzo Lewis is Fighting for a Better, More Equitable World

Lorenzo Lewis, an HIV advocate and public health leader, is making a difference in the lives of other Black queer men in his Georgia community.

Posted By: Helen Parshall - Friday, March 27, 2020


MAR20

Addressing The Needs of Native Communities & People Who Use Drugs During The Coronavirus Outbreak

In this National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day guest blog, Philomena Kebec from the Gwayakobimaadiziwin Bad River Needle Exchange in Northern Wisconsin shares about the harm reduction work her organization has been doing in her community and how the COVID-19 outbreak could be devastating for Native communities without significant funding and resource increases.

Posted By: Philomena Kebec, Gwayakobimaadiziwin Bad River Needle Exchange - Friday, March 20, 2020


MAR20

Congress Passes Coronavirus Package, But Do People Living With HIV Benefit?

AIDS United and more than 90 other HIV and LGBTQ+ organizations sent a letter to Congress outlining the steps that we believe they need to take in order to ensure the health and safety of people living with HIV during the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. Over the past week, Congress and The White House have addressed some of the concerns put forth by HIV advocates around COVID-19, but they have also downplayed and ignored many others. Find out where things stand right now.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, March 20, 2020


MAR20

Queen Hatcher-Johnson is Breaking Down Stigma in Georgia: “There’s nothing that I can’t do if properly trained”

As a peer advocate both personally and professionally, Queen Hatcher-Johnson works to connect community members with resources and speak on the importance of staying healthy.

Posted By: Carsen Beckwith - Friday, March 20, 2020


MAR19

AIDS United Marks National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

AIDS United joins organizations around the country marking National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and shining a spotlight on the impact of the HIV epidemic in Native American communities.

Posted By: Helen Parshall - Thursday, March 19, 2020


MAR17

Dwayne Holmes Is Fighting to Address Health Disparities Facing Black Communities in Dallas

We caught up with Dwayne Holmes to learn more about his story and how he works to mobilize his community to stop HIV together.

Posted By: Helen Parshall - Tuesday, March 17, 2020


MAR12

AIDS United transitions to telework; cancels work-related travel


Posted By: Jesse Milan - Thursday, March 12, 2020



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