How has your race/ethnicity informed your experience with living with HIV?

Christopher's Answer

I think my race has made me a bit “invisible” in the HIV testing world, but more “visible” in the treatment world due to white privilege. As many know, HIV affects people of color in alarmingly higher rates, and as such I think white folks are less likely to be tested regularly, if at all. The flip side is that again, because of privilege, I think white people get better treatment after the diagnosis, and this needs to stop. People of color, and minorities need more attention, better resources, and better treatment availability.

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