The researchers did a review of peer-reviewed papers on HIV testing and black gay and bisexual men published between January and April The final analysis was conducted on 67 studies, which included 42, men. They sorted testing patterns into three categories: lifetime, recent, and frequent.
Lori Lightfoot becomes the first African American female and openly gay person to win Midwestern city's mayoral race. In a landmark vote, the US city of Chicago has elected its first black female mayor and the first openly gay person to hold the post. Democrat Lori Lightfoot, a year-old former federal prosecutor making her first run for elected office, won the Midwestern city's mayoral race on Tuesday in a lopsided victory.
From trailblazing pioneers such as openly gay novelist James Baldwin and transgender rights activist Marsha P. Johnsonto modern-day heroes such as actress Laverne Cox and basketball star Jason CollinsLGBTQ African Americans have made enormous contributions to the ongoing fight for social, racial and economic justice. LGBTQ African Americans are disproportionately young and disproportionately female, and nearly one-third of all African American same-sex couples are raising children.
Black Americans account for nearly half of all new HIV infections each year, despite representing only 13 percent of the U. While prevention efforts have helped reduce the annual number of new HIV diagnoses among African-Americans over the last decade, progress has not been uniform across the black community. It is estimated that around 14 percent of black Americans living with HIV do not know they are infected. A late diagnosis of HIV infection is common in African-American communities, which results in missed opportunities to get early medical care and prevent transmission to others.
Black History Month exists just because we were told in school that our past was important, right? After all, history is about actual people, so it makes sense that biography can be an effective way to analyze the past. When I think of spaces at the center of the black experiences, sites like the barbershop and the church easily come to mind.
As a social service organization, GMAD was created to provide community. Since the mid s to present, an ongoing event includes their weekly "Friday Night Forums. Early services also included providing primary prevention services through outreach to the black gay community.
The Stonewall riots brought domestic and global attention to the lesbian and gay community. Proceeding Stonewall, Romer v. Evans vastly impacted the trajectory of the LGBT community.
Many Federal agencies have developed public awareness and education campaigns to address HIV prevention, treatment, care, and research. Also included is information about campaigns related to the prevention and diagnosis of hepatitis B and C. El VIH es una amenaza de salud grave para las comunidades latinas, quienes se encuentran en gran desventaja respecto de la incidencia de esta enfermedad en los Estados Unidos.