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Ending the HIV Epidemic Will Take More Than Medicine

Our HIV research agenda has to address the world outside of a clinical trial, vaccine researcher Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D., argues.

By Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D.

Despite Uptick, Black and Latinx People Have Relatively Low Participation in HIV Vaccine Trials

HIV vaccine researchers are working to study and solve the problem, with a focus on how researchers themselves can more deeply build and earn trust.

By Stephen Hicks

This Week in HIV Research: The PrEP Sex/Race Gap

PrEP access appears far from equal in the U.S.; HIV treatment and viral suppression disparities in Europe; how today’s hepatitis C treatments affect mortality; sex-based differences in cognitive impairment.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand

What Encourages Black and Latinx Trans Women to Take PrEP?

At CROI 2018, Tonia Poteat, Ph.D., presented research to show what can work to increase PrEP uptake among black and Latinx trans women, determine possibilities for successful interventions, and ask questions for future research.

By Kellee Terrell

Designing HIV Prevention Programs With Latino Community Input Improves Public Health

"We really do focus on what it's like to be born male in the Latino community and the stresses that puts on people, both on men who engage in same sex behavior as well as transgender women," explains Scott D. Rhodes, Ph.D.

By Sony Salzman

CHAMP: Mobilizing People Living With HIV and Allies to Champion HIV Prevention and Care in Ethno-Racial Communities

CHAMP (Community Champions HIV/AIDS Advocates Mobilization Project) evaluated two innovative and culturally relevant training programs to reduce HIV stigma and promote the championing of HIV-related issues amongst Asian, Black and Latino communities ...

By Alan Li and Josephine Wong for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Why PrEP Is Essential to Safeguard Black and Hispanic MSM and Transgender Women: A Blog Entry by L. Jeannine Bookhardt-Murray, M.D.

We are failing our young, black and Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women. Each year in the U.S., we see nearly 50,000 new HIV infections. New York City remains the epicenter of the country's epidemic. Black MSM and black wom...

By L. Jeannine Bookhardt-Murray, M.D.

CDC Launches Bilingual Campaign, "My Reasons for Getting an HIV Test," in Latino LGBT Community

CDC recently launched "Reasons/Razones," a national bilingual AIDS prevention campaign for Latino lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. CDC Spokesperson Lorrie Alvin stated that although Miami is a focus city for the campaign, the me...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network

CDC Launches New HIV Testing Campaign for Latino Gay and Bisexual Men

The campaign asks gay and bisexual Latinos "What's your reason?/¿Cuál es tu razón?" for getting an HIV test. It features men sharing their personal HIV testing stories.

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

GMHC and Photographer Mike Ruiz Want MSM in NYC to "Kiss and Tell" During LGBT Pride Month

"The Kiss & Tell campaign underscores the message that the lives of young black and Latino gay men are valued and not dispensable," said Marjorie Hill, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of GMHC.

By Kellee Terrell