Ending HIV & AIDS

GLAAD is on the front lines leveraging media to raise awareness and end HIV and AIDS once and for all.

GLAAD and The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation join forces to help end the epidemic

The reality of HIV and AIDS has evolved in the United States since it was first brought to public consciousness in the 1980s. While we have seen significant progress on prevention and treatment, public understanding lags and the unwarranted negative stigma associated with the disease continues to be an obstacle to eradication.

GLAAD and The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation have launched a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign to inspire, inform, and reignite the passion and action needed to beat the HIV and AIDS epidemic once and for all. This follows a guide for journalists released in 2015. To view the guide, click here.

Learn more about the ongoing partnership to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS in a new era of prevention and treatment.

Check out 5 ways to take action now: 

  1. KNOW - get the facts about HIV and AIDS
  2. TALK - start the conversation
  3. PROTECT - for you & those you love
  4. TEST - know your status
  5. TREAT - stay healthy, protect others

For more information on what you can do to help end HIV and AIDS, visit Greater Than AIDS.

Check out GLAAD's "HIV & AIDS in the News: A Guide for Reporting in the New Era of Prevention and Treatment," a resource created in partnership with the Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation and AIDS United.

The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation
www.elizabethtayloraidsfoundation.org
Foundation created by Elizabeth Taylor to raise funds and awareness to fight the spread of HIV and AIDS, and to provide assistance for those living with the virus.

AIDS United
www.aidsunited.org
Seeking an end to the AIDS epidemic through strategic grantmaking, capacity building, policy/advocacy, technical assistance and formative research.

Sero Project
www.seroproject.com
Criminal prosecutions of people with HIV for non-disclosure of their HIV status, potential or perceived HIV exposure or HIV transmission. Good resource for people living with HIV.

GMHC (founded as Gay Men’s Health Crisis)
www.gmhc.org
HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy.

Greater Than AIDS
www.greaterthan.org
Public information response focused on the U.S. domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, particularly to communities and people move affected.

Global Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS
www.gnpplus.net
Good resource for people living with HIV in a global context.

Global Network of People Living with HIV in North America
www.gnpna.org
Good resource for people living with HIV.

United States People Living with HIV Caucus
www.hivcaucus.org
Good resource for people living with HIV.

Positive Women’s Network USA
pwnusa.wordpress.com
Intersection between HIV and socioeconomic or gender issues. Good resource for people living with HIV.

National Minority AIDS Council
www.nmac.org
Coalition of faith based and community based organizations as well as AIDS Service organizations advocating and delivering HIV/AIDS services in communities of color nationwide.

Counter Narrative Project
www.thecounternarrative.org
The intersection between HIV and Black gay men.

Black AIDS Institute
www.blackaids.org
Expertise on HIV and AIDS among the African-American population.

Asian Pacific Islander Wellness Center
www.apiwellness.org
Expertise on HIV and AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

Global Forum on MSM & HIV
www.msmgf.org
Global network of advocates and experts in health, human rights, research, and policy.

Positively Trans
www.transgenderlawcenter.org/programs/positively-trans
A program to provide accurate information on HIV in the transgender community.

Center for HIV Law and Policy
www.hivlawandpolicy.org
National legal and policy center working to reduce the impact of HIV on vulnerable and marginalized communities and to secure the human rights of people affected by HIV.

American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)
www.amfar.org
Funding for HIV and AIDS research.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
www.cdc.gov/hiv
Preventing HIV infection and reducing the incidence of HIV-related illness and death through campaigns, surveillance, programs, and research.

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