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Only Half of Americans Feel Knowledgeable About HIV and 6 in 10 Americans Wrongfully Believe that “It is Important to Be Careful Around People Living with HIV to Avoid Catching It” GLAAD Launches ‘Accelerate Compassion’ and ‘Accelerate Impact’ Programs to Combat HIV Stigma with New Hires and $9 Million Multi-Year Grant from Gilead Sciences, […]

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GLAAD’S STATE OF STIGMA STUDY Today on World AIDS Day 2022, GLAAD is releasing the results of releasing its third annual State of HIV Stigma Study, a national survey among U.S. adults measuring knowledge and attitudes among Americans about HIV. The study finds an increase in comfortability in interactions with people who have HIV, […]

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STUDY SHOWS KNOWLEDGE AND GENERATION GAPS THAT PERPETUATE HIV STIGMA: ONLY 34% OF GEN-Z ADULTS ARE KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT HIV COMPARED TO OVER 60% OF GEN-X; 37% OF AMERICANS INACCURATELY BELIEVE HIV MOSTLY IMPACTS LGBTQ PEOPLE  MORE AMERICANS – 70% – ARE AWARE THAT MEDICATIONS EXIST TO PROTECT AGAINST CONTRACTING HIV – UP 6% SINCE […]

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[…] You Should Know World AIDS Day has been observed on December 1 every year since 1988 and serves as a reminder of the global struggle to end HIV-related stigma. It’s an opportunity to honor those we have lost, and is also a rallying cry to commit to working toward a day when HIV is […]

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Background 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. Advances […]

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[…] sex during the same period is deferred for three months from the most recent sexual contact. Any individual who has taken any oral antiviral medication to prevent HIV (PrEP or PEP) is deferred for three months from the most recent dose. These medications may delay detection of HIV and result in false negative test […]

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Introduction from Sarah Kate Ellis Since 2020, GLAAD, in partnership with the Gilead COMPASS initiative, has been tracking the State of HIV Stigma in the United States, asking key questions each year about Americans’ attitudes and knowledge of HIV, and the stigma that exists around the virus and people living with HIV. Our report […]

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