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People Organizing Positively: Because a Movement Starts with People

As we commit to lead by example and put people first, Julio is thrilled to introduce the refreshed POP: People Organizing Positively.

Posted By: Julio Fonseca, Program Manager - Tuesday, December 11, 2018


Meet Health Equity Hero Yolo Akili Robinson

Together with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, AIDS United is celebrating people who are making health equity a reality in their community and bringing us closer to ending the HIV epidemic in this country. We are proud to announce that the recipient of the 2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity, presented by AIDS United, is Yolo Akili Robinson!

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Friday, December 07, 2018


Why Alex Walks: To End HIV

AIDS United is participating in Whitman Walker Health's annual Walk to End HIV on World AIDS Day, and Alex Smith, our Senior Policy Manager, is currently the lead fundraiser. Alex has also devoted his career to the health and rights of marginalized communities through the coupling of sound public policy and the meaningful involvement of people living with HIV and other marginalized persons. We decided to take this opportunity to highlight Alex as our start AIDS Walk team member and to learn a bit more about his work, motivations, and hopes on this World AIDS Day.

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Friday, November 30, 2018


Highlighting Our Resilience on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Kiara St. James on the resilience of trans communities.

Posted By: Guest Blogger: Kiara St. James, New York Transgender Advocacy Group - Monday, November 19, 2018


Mourning Those We’ve Lost and Supporting Survivors on TDOR and Every Day

Zane Stephens, co-founder and director of the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico, reflects on Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Posted By: Guest Blogger: Zane Stephens, Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico - Friday, November 16, 2018


Washington Healthcare Round Up: Junk Insurance and Medicare Drug Pricing

Although legislators have entered campaign mode in full swing ahead of November 6th’s midterm elections, this week has still been an active one in federal health care policy. Check out AIDS United's update on the state of our lawsuit against the Trump administration's Short Term, Limited Duration Insurance & the latest on Secretary Azar's drug pricing plan.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, November 02, 2018


Chances for a Bipartisan Appropriations Process Following the Midterms Look Grim

What will happen during the “lame duck” session of Congress that takes place between the midterm elections this coming Tuesday and the official end of the 115th Congress in the middle of December is entirely dependent on how the 2 major parties are received by voters on November 6th. However, irrespective of who wins control of the House and Senate and who loses, the result is not likely to be pretty

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, November 02, 2018


We #WontBeErased: Responding to Government Transphobia

As has often been said, backlash is only a sign of success. Our community has always fought back against hatred and violence and declared ourselves real, legitimate, and worthy of recognition. We will not stop now.

Posted By: Shannon Wyss, Program Manager - Thursday, November 01, 2018


Stepping Away from the HIV Kumbaya

Alejandro Acosta reflects on his HIV diagnosis and how it motivates him to share his story and educate others.

Posted By: Guest Blogger: Alejandro Acosta, HIV Project Coordinator, Equality Florida - Wednesday, October 31, 2018


Meet Bry, the Eccentric Uncle

Bryan ‘bry’ Guyll has been living with HIV for over two decades. He recently wrote a book, The Surreal Life of the Eccentric Uncle, where he chronicles his life, from his first boyfriend, to receiving his HIV diagnosis, to present day. We caught up with bry to learn more about his experience as a first-time author, as a long-term survivor, and how he maintains his positive outlook on life.

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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