HIV and AIDS
Other Recommended Resources
Books, Articles and Audiovisual Materials:
Cohen, Susan A. “Beyond Slogans: Lessons From Uganda’s Experience With ABC and HIV/AIDS.” The Guttmacher Report on Public Policy, December 2003.
Hannum, Jill. AIDS in Nepal. New York: AmFAR/Seven Stories Press, 1997.
Test Positive Aware Network, Inc.
1258 West Belmont Avenue; Chicago, IL 60657-3292
A monthly publication primarily by men, which has some useful articles for women.
POZ Publishing, 349 West 12th Street; New York, NY 10014-1721
Published in Spanish four times a year. Well balanced between women and men, white people and people of color; has updated medical information and good columns on sex.
WORLD--Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Diseases
3958 Webster Street; Oakland, CA 94609
For and by women infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. Includes articles on lesbians, bisexual women. WORLD also conducts educational programs and retreats for women with HIV.
AIDS Counseling and Education (ACE)
Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
247 Harris Road
Bedford Hills, NY 10507
(914) 241-3100, ext. 260
Nationwide model for peer education for prisons, created by and for women prisoners. Peer counseling, education groups, peer support, health advocacy, inmate and worker education, and workshops for general public.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National AIDS Hotline
Spanish: (800) 344-7432
TTY: (800) 243-7889
English-language line is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; Spanish-language line is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST; TTY line is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST.
ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power)
332 Bleecker Street, Suite G5
New York, NY 10014
AIDS activist organization.
National Association of People with AIDS
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1413 K Street NW, 7th floor
Washington, DC 20005
Operates a clearinghouse of HIV/AIDS information. A Few Local and Regional Organizations
To find the AIDS organization nearest you, call the CDC National AIDS Clearing House at (800) 458-5231. Not all AIDS organizations focus equally on women. The groups listed below focus well on women's issues; most offer support groups, education, and referrals. One of these groups may be able to advise you on choosing the organization nearest you that has the best approach to women and HIV/AIDS.