With new investments in the health of our communities and the advent of technology that can educate and communicate with more people than ever before, we have the tools to end the HIV epidemic and in particular curb the toll it takes on the African-American community.
"Is marching still effective in 2012?" Yes. The problem is most people see no use for it until they are REALLY distressed by something and then they are motivated to march and rally.
When we support organizations around the world that fight stigma and marginalization, and when we address the holistic needs of young black gay men, we tear down the barriers to education, social capital, and high-quality, comprehensive medical treatment and care.