Community HIV Facts
Be Positively Fearless
Our communities face a crisis. Black and Hispanic gay and bisexual men are more likely than others to be diagnosed with HIV, and more likely to report missing doses of our medications.
That’s why it’s more important than ever for us to come together. To fight. To support each other and share our message. No matter what, we’re here for each other.
Positively Fearless And Proud
One in every four gay and bisexual Hispanic men and one in every two gay and bisexual Black men will develop HIV in their lifetime if current rates continue. In this video, Deondre Moore and Adrian Perez Altamirano explain why it’s so important to bring these two communities together to fight an epidemic.
Community HIV Facts
One out of every four gay and bisexual Hispanic men will develop HIV in their lifetime if current rates continue.1
One out of every two gay and bisexual Black men will develop HIV in their lifetime if current rates continue.1
Both Black and Hispanic HIV patients are two times more likely to report missing doses of their HIV medication.2
People living with HIV can sometimes develop medication resistance by not staying 100% adherent to a treatment regimen.3
Condoms alone can’t stop the spread of HIV. Treatment to keep the virus undetectable is also important.4
Learn more about medication resistance and how it may limit your future treatment options.
Understanding Your Risk
Many people with HIV struggle to take their medication every day at the same time, the same way, without missing a dose. This is important because HIV medication resistance can occur after even a few missed doses.
Take the Know Your Risk Quiz and discuss the results with your doctor to understand your risk for developing HIV medication resistance.
One out of every two Black gay or bisexual men will develop HIV in their lifetime if current rates continue. Being Positively Fearless is about coming together as a community, raising awareness of this serious epidemic, and encouraging those who are HIV positive to commit to treatment.
The Hispanic community must come together in the face of a crisis. Let’s work together to provide education and support, because if current rates continue, one in four gay and bisexual Hispanic men who will develop HIV in their lifetime.
Upcoming Pride Events
Get glittered up, take pics with friends, and show your pride at these upcoming events
SEPTEMBER 1-3, 2017
POSITIVELY FEARLESS, ATL BLACK PRIDE
Positively Fearless will return to Atlanta Black Pride this Labor Day weekend. Look out for our booth and our team. We’ll also share all the pictures and stories from the event here.
ATLANTA BLACK PRIDE 2016
There are lots of ways to get involved with Positively Fearless, including live events. See how we brought the Positively Fearless message to hundreds of people at Atlanta Black Pride 2016.
WASHINGTON D.C. BLACK PRIDE 2016
We visited Washington D.C. for their Black Pride event last year. Look through our photo gallery to see what we learned and found while we were there.