Good Resources for Studying the History of HIV in a Cultural Context

HIV–the virus which causes AIDS–was first identified in 1983. While many people remember when HIV first was a topic of International discussion, that now was nearly two generations ago and many younger people who weren’t even born yet can struggle to understand the impact that HIV had on the world and continues to have. HIV… Continue reading Good Resources for Studying the History of HIV in a Cultural Context

The New York Times Magazine Just Published a Fascinating Article about HIV

We’ve provided links to recommended reading before on our blog, and with that in mind those of us here at Williams and Associates wanted to point everyone in the direction of a very interesting and alarming article from The New York Times Magazine discussing, “America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic.” The piece discusses how America’s Black men… Continue reading The New York Times Magazine Just Published a Fascinating Article about HIV

The UK Provides Further Evidence of PrEP’s Effectiveness, But Faces an Obstacle

PrEP has previously been discussed on the blog, with its successes at reducing the risk of HIV well-recorded. Now, there is strong evidence of PrEP dramatically helping reduce the rate of HIV-transmission in the United Kingdom. In the city of London alone a 40% drop in HIV transmission rates has been observed over a single… Continue reading The UK Provides Further Evidence of PrEP’s Effectiveness, But Faces an Obstacle

HIV Disclosure–How to Respond When Someone Shares Their Status With You

Often it is emphasized how someone who has HIV needs to disclose their status to someone before they have sex (and in some locations could face legal concerns if they don’t). However, sometimes someone will want to share about their status with friends, family, etc. for a variety of reasons. It could be that someone… Continue reading HIV Disclosure–How to Respond When Someone Shares Their Status With You