CC11 Action Alert: Help Increase Services for HIV-positive older adults

by Sasha Kaufmann Guest Blogger, reporting on Creating Change, Minneapolis 2011 Did you know that by 2013, half of the people living with HIV in the United States will be over 50? Between social isolation, stigma, and the normal effects of growing older on the body, without the right support aging for LGBT and/or HIV-positiveContinue reading “CC11 Action Alert: Help Increase Services for HIV-positive older adults”

Policing of queer bodies today: how possession of condoms is a crime

With the striking down of sodomy laws in 2003 with Lawrence vs. Texas, sex between two people of the same gender in the privacy of  their own home was decriminalized.  However, queer bodies in public spaces are still policed, with the most marginalized in our LGBT communities affected. Take New York City for instance. The villageContinue reading “Policing of queer bodies today: how possession of condoms is a crime”

Creating Change- A blogger introduction

Good Morning from Creating Change! I am so happy to be participating in this amazing opportunity. I come to this conference as a training professional, studying for my masters in social work at the largest HIV/AIDS advocacy organization in New England, AIDS Action Committee. I also come to this conference also as a passionate activist, aContinue reading “Creating Change- A blogger introduction”