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Since 1987, PCAF (Pierce County AIDS Foundation) has stood on the front lines fighting HIV/AIDS, combating the persistent stigma carried by the disease, and bringing compassion and equity to a community deeply affected by the epidemic. Today, our organization is ready to put a stop to new infections and end the epidemic. We are looking for others to join us.Visit this link →
BY ERICK SEELBACH AND INGRID WALKER
April 15, 2018 01:37 PM
Updated April 15, 2018 01:37 PM
If we truly want to address the opiate crisis in Pierce County, shouldn’t we consider all potential tools and interventions? Public health decisions should be based on research and evidence, not fear and stigma.
“Swaziland, a tiny African nation, has the world’s highest rate of HIV at 28.8% of the population. If gay and bisexual African-American men made up a country, its rate would surpass that of this impoverished African nation — and all other nations.” To learn more, read the full New York Times article by clicking on the link below.Visit this link →
PCAF is a proud, long-time producing partner of the Tacoma Pride Festival. This year the festival kicks off on Friday, July 7th. With events happening all week long, you won’t want to miss it. We hope to see you there!Visit this link →
We know that transgender and gender non-conforming people come from a beautiful, diverse array of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. That their complexity adds to our community, their commitment to authenticity is admirable and their resilience in the face of discrimination is inspiring.
That is why we are proud to partner with a new project called TRANSform Washington; a public education campaign celebrating the diversity and humanity of our transgender neighbors, clients, co-workers, friends, and family members.… Read more →
“HIV is more treatable and more preventable than ever before, but public perception of the virus is not keeping up…stigma against people living with HIV is actually as problematic as ever.”
Read the full ThinkProgress article by clicking on the link below.Visit this link →