Black Voices

  • HIV Community Mourns the Passing of Archbishop Carl Bean
    09-09-2021Archbishop Carl Bean, founder of the Unity Fellowship Church Movement, passed away after a long illness on September 7, 2021, at...
  • Non-inclusive No More: Trans Experience Community and National Transgender HIV Testing Day
    04-15-2021Knowing our HIV status is particularly important for women of trans experience, something we are reminded of annually when we obs...
  • Black Voices: A Reflection of Service on MLK Day
    01-16-2017In 2015, we started asking our Black Voices bloggers to reflect on what service means to them as we stopped to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther.…
  • 5 Inspiring Stories, 1 message: Get tested, live healthy
    06-28-2016Editor's Note: For National HIV Testing Day, 5 people shared with us inspiring stories of living healthy - with HIV or by managing their HIV risk. Each of thei.…
  • Meet the 5 Men that are putting a “Positive Spin” on HIV
    04-20-2016Thanks to advances in HIV treatment, people living with HIV who are diagnosed early, linked to care, prescribed antiretroviral therapy (ART), and stay adherent.…
  • 4 Things You’d Say To Your Younger (Positive or not) Self
    04-08-2016I was 19 years old when I was diagnosed and so I have been living (and thriving) with HIV for two years. I m a Greater Than AID...
  • Black Voices: Two Fellows and their Social Media Engagement
    02-05-2016Social media has moved to the epicenter of social change. Personally, I have used multiple platforms to spread awareness, perform...
  • HIV Testing: What would you say?
    06-27-2015With National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) on Saturday, June 27, many of us are preparing to get an HIV test and supporting others to do the same. Some of the men fe.…
  • Amplify Your Message with Video for National HIV Testing Day
    06-16-2015As we approach National HIV Testing Day on June 27th, we find ourselves once again thinking about ways to raise awareness about H...
  • Black Voices: Youth Voices and Social Media Matter
    06-04-2015Anthony Roberts, Jr.Last year, I attended the 16th Viiv Healthcare Community Summit on HIV and joined 29 others as a participant...
  • Black Voices: Integrating Social Media in HIV Outreach
    04-16-2015The HIV.gov Black Voices series was started over a year ago to share information on important social media and HIV-related topics for the community, by the com.…
  • Advancing Awareness and Action Against Hepatitis C among African Americans
    03-25-2015A recent forum convened by HHS focused on strengthening the response to hepatitis C in African American communities, gathering re...
  • Black Voices: Youth-Focused Digital Outreach with Greater Than AIDS
    03-05-2015#SpeakOutHIV is an LGBTQ youth-focused campaign from Greater Than AIDS that emphasizes conversations around relationships, healthcare, and community; it&rsquo..…
  • Celebrating Black Voices’ One Year Anniversary for NBHAAD
    02-06-2015As we commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on February 7, we are proud to mark the one-year anniversary of the HIV.g...
  • Black Voices: Going Social for #NBHAAD
    02-03-2015Venton C. Jones Jr.February 7, 2015 marks the 15th annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a nationa...
  • Black Voices: 7 Inspiring MLK Quotes & New Media
    01-16-2015January 18th is Martin Luther King Day. We honor the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For his birthday, the HIV.gov Black Voi...
  • Black Voices: HIV from a Friend’s Perspective
    12-19-2014As an HIV-negative, black, gay male, I can t pretend to know the feelings and emotions that come with discovering that you are...
  • Black Voices Bloggers on World AIDS Day 2014
    12-04-2014December 1st was World AIDS Day, and the U.S. Government theme for this year was Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generat...