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community action

It's Time to Incorporate Cultural Humility Into Your ASO or CBO

When organizations commit to cultural humility at the structural level through organizational accountability, HIV care can be far more responsive, community-focused, and of higher quality.

By Emmett Patterson
HPV swab

Self-Swabbing Is an Affirming and Effective Cervical-Cancer Screening Tool for Transmasculine People

Transmasculine people face an array of barriers when understanding their HPV risk and accessing cervical-cancer screenings.

By Emmett Patterson
medical trust

We Need to Talk About Racism as a Barrier to HIV Prevention and Care for Black Women

HIV infection rates among Black women in the U.S. have fallen sharply over the past decade, but look closer and the numbers still paint a troubling story.

By Ginger Skinner
telehealth

Getting PrEP to Those Who Need It During COVID-19 Has Presented New Challenges

Washington, D.C. area community organizations and clinics have moved a lot of prevention efforts online, but much is missing without in-person contact.

By Chase Alston
worried Black patient

These HIV Experts Engage Black and Brown Folks on the COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Despite Medical Mistrust

Trump’s “Operation Warp Speed” has left people of color even more wary about research, they say. But it’s still possible, if done the right way by the right people.

By Tim Murphy
Black doctor Black patient

To Better Health Care Outcomes for Black People, Listen to Black Health Care Workers

What starts as an assumption of patient incompetence results in the erasure of autonomy from Black patients.

By Chase Alston
counseling

Holistic Care Pays Dividends in Managing HIV, Study Finds

It’s more than just HIV, but comprehensive care systems aren’t as available as they should be.

By Larry Buhl
Leo Moore

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Turning More Doctors Into Social Media Influencers

These doctors have found strategies to address misinformation on the web by speaking directly to concerned audiences.

By Larry Buhl
teleconference therapy

With In-Person Counseling Banned During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Telehealth Can Be a Lifeline

Psychotherapy, as a part of comprehensive HIV care, may forever be transformed.

By Larry Buhl
minority stress theory

Why All HIV Care Must Be Trauma-Informed Care

Giving good HIV care means taking into account the many marginalize identities patients can hold. And, being marginalized often comes with a lot of trauma.

By Chase Alston