Monkeypox on Social Media: Sorting Through the Stigma

Juan Michael Porter IICONTRIBUTING EDITORSept. 15, 2022

In an interview about associating MPV with sexual transmissions and gay men as a means of reducing stigma, Ace Robinson, M.H.L., M.P.H., the CEO of PCAF and a co-chair of Federal AIDS Policy Partnership, stated that it is important to consider data as well as context when having these conversations.… Read more →

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PCAF is looking for a PROJECT FACILITATOR for  SPEAKING OUT,  PCAF’s first oral history project

Do you have an interest in helping PCAF create and coordinate its first storytelling project?

Do you align with PCAF’s community and the HIV epidemic?

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PCAF AWARDED $300K TO LEAD NEW VIRUS OUTREACH EFFORTS

PCAF TO LEAD PIERCE COUNTY’S MONKEYPOX COMMUNITY AWARENESS & OUTREACH EFFORTS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TACOMA-PIERCE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO HISTORICALLY UNSERVED COMMUNITIES

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TACOMA, WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, September 7, 2022, PCAF, the South Sound’s premiere
HIV service organization, was awarded $300,000 from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
(TPCHD) to provide culturally responsive and tailored community awareness and outreach to
communities greatly impacted by the monkeypox virus (MPV).… Read more →

WASHINGTON STATE MUST DECLARE A MONKEYPOX STATE OF EMERGENCY

PCAF led coalition of state organizations demand a BIPOC/LGBTQ-centered Monkeypox Task Force

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Media Contact: Jill Rose Development and Communications Director
(253) 722-0709 / jrose@pcaf-wa.org… Read more →

Q & A with Ace Robinson, PCAF’s new CEO

How did you initially get involved in the field of HIV? How has your career and/or life experience prepared you for this role?
My entire career shifted when I worked at the Hutch on a project in Senegal when I watched up close and personal how applied misconceptions, misunderstanding, racism, sexism, and queerphobia led
to the loss of HIV support for people who participate in trade sex.… Read more →