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Changing the narrative about Black gay men

Gracie Staples – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution One night in November 2014, Charles Stephens listened intently as black gay men rose to recount their stories — some heartbreaking, some inspiring — about homophobia, racism, HIV and other issues at an event called the Blueprint Dialogue. There was the Morehouse college senior who expressed a need for […]

CDC publishes several new HIV Surveillance Reports

Supplemental Report on Large Metropolitan Areas Last week, the CDC published the supplemental report, “Diagnosed HIV Infection among Adults and Adolescents in Metropolitan Statistical Areas –United States and Puerto Rico, 2013.” The report supplements the 2013 HIV Surveillance Report and presents data based on people living with diagnosed HIV infection residing in metropolitan statistical areas […]

Day of Unity: Engage Your Church

As you may already be aware, there is still much work to be done in mobilizing Black churches in the fight against HIV/AIDS. To help meet this challenge, our partners at NAACP, along with Black church leaders from across the country, are coming together for the fourth annual Day of Unity on Sunday, July 12.The purpose of this effort […]

Oxygen Network and National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) partner to promote The Prancing Elites Project

From Paul Kawata, Executive Director, NMAC National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is partnering with the Oxygen Network to provide information and resources for their new show, The Prancing Elites Project.  The show airs every Wednesday at 10 p.m. on Oxygen.  It follows a group of young non-gender conforming black gay men from Mobile, Ala and their joy […]