Latest by Kenyon Farrow

Each One, Teach One: HIV Community Leaders Share Their Mentorship Stories

Mentorship is a key component helping us challenge stigma, live with HIV, and commit to a life of service. We asked some community leaders to tell us about their mentors and what they've gained from these relationships.

By Kenyon Farrow and Ken Stockwell

Each One, Teach One: HIV Community Leaders Share Their Mentorship Stories

Mentorship is a key component helping us challenge stigma, live with HIV, and commit to a life of service. We asked some community leaders to tell us about their mentors and what they’ve gained from these relationships.

By Kenyon Farrow

Marketplace Menaces: Discriminatory Practices by the ACA's Qualified Health Plans

#GetCovered

That's the White House's official hashtag and marketing campaign to spike the number of Americans enrolling into qualified health plans (QHP) through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The deadline for individual enrollment without penalty w...

By Kenyon Farrow for Treatment Action Group

Study: 3 Percent of Black Gay Men Become Infected Every Year

Nearly three percent of all Black gay and bisexual men in America acquire HIV every year, a rate 50 percent higher than their White counterparts, according to a new six-city study released at the 2012 International AIDS Conference. The study, known a...

By Kenyon Farrow for The Black AIDS Institute

Study: Lack of Housing Most Important Health Risk for People With HIV

A new study shows that housing and food are the biggest predictors of health than for people with HIV.

The study was conducted by University of California at San Francisco on 288 homeless men with HIV over a six year period (a similar study was done...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

HRA Commish Doar to Force HASA Dependents to Work

Rather than overtly state his overall plan for drastically cutting the HASA caseload, it seems that HRA Commissioner Robert Doar prefers to slip major HASA policy changes out in news stories piece by piece. They're often covered up by other verbiage ...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

NYC Council Calls for $6.2 Mill HASA Increase in City Budget

This came in late Thursday afternoon so we don't have time to provide a full analysis of what it means. But we wanted to provide our readers with the information as soon as possible.

The NYC Council published its response to Mayor Bloomberg's budget...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

Brooklyn and Bronx Rank Last in NYS Healthy Counties

Look at the map above. You'll see it shows most of the people diagnosed with HIV in NYC last year were in South Bronx and Central Brooklyn. It should come as no surprise that a new study released last week measured the overall health of each county, ...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works

Secretary Clinton Calls for End to "Evidence Free" Politics in Global AIDS Speech

Today Secretary of State Hilary Clinton announced her goal to create an "AIDS-free generation" with the U.S. global AIDS initiatives, while calling for an end to "evidence free" conservative politics in Washington.

"Now, by an AIDS-free generation,"...

By Kenyon Farrow for Housing Works