Women of color continue to be disproportionately affected. In 2010, Black women accounted for about two thirds (64 percent) of new infections among women in the U.S., while we are only 13 percent of the population.
We need a National HIV Coming Out Day. A day where we face the reality that America is living with HIV, that our friends and family need to be tested, that those infected can live better through treatment, and that we can get to an AIDS-free generation.
Thirty years after the HIV epidemic began, a vibrant alliance of community-based organizations devoted to the health and well-being of women and girls is gathering to share what they know and what they have learned, advancing the evidence base for how to reach and inform women.