“I wanna look like what I am but don’t know what someone like me looks like,” Lou Sullivan wrote in his diary, in the mid-sixties, when he was living as a teen-age girl in suburban Milwaukee.
“It is true the law makes if very difficult for MSM to seek medical treatment. Many people fear they will be outed or face some kind of abuse or be shamed by insensitive medical practitioners,” said Andrew Maina, programme coordinator at HIVOS.
HIV disproportionately affects gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Africa, where many countries criminalise same-sex behaviour. We assessed changes in the engagement of African MSM with HIV testing and treatment cascade stages over time, and the effect of anti-LGBT legislation and stigma.
Reforms needed or UNAIDS targets of 90-90-90 by 2020 in order to control the HIV epidemic will not be achieved
How climate change is affecting people living with HIV
Programmes to scale-up HIV testing and treatment in countries in sub-Saharan Africa may have had less impact on new HIV infections than hoped, partly because they haven’t paid enough attention to groups that contribute disproportionately to HIV acquisition and transmission, experts say.
The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) proudly announce our joint decision to stand behind communities and join the co-organizers of HIV 2020 in Mexico City.
On the inauguration of Sex Worker Pride, the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) joins the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) in announcing our full and unwavering support for HIV2020,
In an official letter today from UNAIDS Interim Executive Director Gunilla Carson, the multilateral international organization expressed their support for the upcoming HIV2020 conference in Mexico City.
Delegates from more than 300 municipalities join global Fast-Track Cities conference on urban HIV, tuberculosis, and viral hepatitis
Medellín is among the Colombian cities in which public health officials are working to Venezuelans with HIV to treatment once they are diagnosed.
This virtual consultation aims to:
Elicit a broad range of perspectives and experiences relevant to the construction of summary measures of HIV-related stigma and discrimination. Inform the development of measure(s) of HIV-related stigma and discrimination that reflect the experiences and realities of people living with and affected by HIV.