In This Issue

Posted in: News, News 2018
Phill Wilson, founder of the Black AIDS Institute.

We open this week’s newsletter by reporting on a Black AIDS Institute Brown Bag Lunch Webinar that discussed possible solutions for four different obstacles faced by transgender people of color.

Also, though 61 percent of people enrolled in marketplace health insurance plans are satisfied with their choices, results from a poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation reveal that more than half of Americans believe the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplaces are collapsing. Our friends at Kaiser Health News (KHN) deliver the scoop. Later in this issue, we run a KHN story about how millions of American households routinely access family-planning services through Medicaid programs. provides the key takeaways on the Pew Research Center’s recent report on social media use in America, including specific tips for HIV communicators.

Finally, we’ve been keeping our eye on the Trump Department of Justice’s treatment of immigrants. We run a Colorlines report on the DOJ’s directive to judges to speed up the rate of deportations.

Yours in the struggle,