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Author Archives: Emily Land

Gay black men with housing, social support less likely to be part of HIV transmission “clusters”

Gay black men with housing, social support less likely to be part of HIV transmission “clusters”

, by Emily Land

New research points to the importance of helping young Black men who have sex with men find stable housing and quality social support in HIV prevention efforts. Read More

With an eye toward keeping guys healthy as they look for Mr. Right (or Mr. Right Now), partnership brings together apps & public health

With an eye toward keeping guys healthy as they look for Mr. Right (or Mr. Right Now), partnership brings together apps & public health

, by Emily Land

How can apps like Grindr give reminders about HIV testing, decrease HIV stigma and give accurate info about PrEP? Read More

HIV testing fees and reaching the uninsured

HIV testing fees and reaching the uninsured

, by Emily Land

The Mississippi State Department of Health will now charge $25 for HIV and STI testing. How will this affect people at risk for or living with HIV? Read More

What HIV stigma feels like. And, what it’s like to be free.

What HIV stigma feels like. And, what it’s like to be free.

, by Emily Land

It took years for Esther Kim to come to terms with her HIV status. Now, she’s no longer letting fear dictate how she lives her life. Read More

New rules on organ donation extend life of people living with HIV, and decrease wait times on organ donation lists for everybody

New rules on organ donation extend life of people living with HIV, and decrease wait times on organ donation lists for everybody

, by Emily Land

“When people get organ transplants, they’re happy to be alive. At the same time, we grieve the loss of life that allowed us to live longer,” said Michael Hampton, an organ donor recipient. Read More