HIV Minority Report

Exploring the impact of HIV and AIDS on LGBT Minority Communities.



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Native Americans & HIV: The Hidden Epidemic

Native Americans & HIV: The Hidden Epidemic

HIV/AIDS | By Steve Weinstein | Dec 26
There is a minority group in America that is displaying alarming rates of HIV infection, far higher than the white majority. What’s even worse, once they have received a diagnosis of AIDS, they have the shortest life span of any race or ethnicity.

Black Churches & HIV: Change Comes Slowly

Black Churches & HIV: Change Comes Slowly

HIV/AIDS | By Steve Weinstein | Dec 23
Despite dramatic progress in moving from stigma and neglect to acceptance and education, many black churches still refuse to deal with a crisis in their midst.

Basic Healthcare Eludes HIV+ Prisoners

Basic Healthcare Eludes HIV+ Prisoners

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 20
When it comes to HIV, many U.S. prison systems are still living in the Dark Ages.

Observant Jews Ignore HIV

Observant Jews Ignore HIV

HIV/AIDS | By Steve Weinstein | Dec 16
The closed society of the ultra-Orthodox shuns prevention and those infected. Change is coming slowly, if at all.

HIV+ Asian-Americans: Silence & Stigma

HIV+ Asian-Americans: Silence & Stigma

HIV/AIDS | By Steve Weinstein | Dec 10
Gay HIV-positive Americans from East Asia and the Pacific Islands ("API") are caught between blatant prejudice from other gay men and their own communities.

Military Fights HIV Infection & Discrimination

Military Fights HIV Infection & Discrimination

HIV/AIDS | By Conswella Bennett | Dec 5
In the years since the repeal of DADT, the U.S. Armed Forces has made great strides in how it approaches HIV education & infection among its active-duty personnel.

HIV+ Women: Caretaker, Wife, Worker, Stigmatized

HIV+ Women: Caretaker, Wife, Worker, Stigmatized

HIV/AIDS | By Jenny Block | Dec 5
For professional women, love, marriage, children & family become minefields after being diagnosed.

Black Women Battle Increasing Rate of HIV

Black Women Battle Increasing Rate of HIV

HIV/AIDS | By Conswella Bennett | Nov 26
African American women, who account for one of the fastest-rising groups contracting HIV, are working hard to get the message out about always using protection.

Treatment Bypasses Isolated Rural HIV+ Americans

Treatment Bypasses Isolated Rural HIV+ Americans

HIV/AIDS | By Megan Barnes | Nov 20
The fear of ostracism keeps people living in sparsely populated areas from seeking healthcare.

Stigma Increases HIV Infections Among Young Black Gay Men

Stigma Increases HIV Infections Among Young Black Gay Men

HIV/AIDS | By Conswella Bennett | Nov 11
Only 13% of the population account for over 75% of new infections. Denial, lack of education and hopelessness only begin to explain the crisis.

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