President Obama has appointed Douglas M. Brooks as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, the first openly gay African-American appointed to the position.
Black Gay Men
Yesterday, people around the country observed National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). In an effort to elevate the conversation around the important issues that this day addresses, GLAAD helped place articles at several media outlets.
Today, GLAAD is joining countless individuals and organizations around the country in observing the 12th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). GLAAD has helped elevate the message of NBHAAD through the online media by placing articles at various outlets.
According to new research out of Columbia University, Black churches already have existing health outreach strategies that could be of enormous use in HIV prevention for Black gay and bisexual men.
An upcoming documentary, “You Are Not Alone,” focuses on the struggles and suffering in silence of black gay men dealing with depression.