Faith leaders, HIV experts, journalists, community advocates and celebrities will meet up virtually this week to discuss HIV stigma and faith in the South—and you’re invited to join them. GLAAD, an advocacy group that focuses on LGBTQ representation in the media, hosts its first HIV Stigma & Faith Summit from Wednesday to Friday, February 24 to 26, with the goal of educating and training participants about addressing the HIV epidemic in the southern United States. Wake Div’s Dr. Shonda Jones & Dr. Allison Mathews will serve on the “Paths Shall Come Together: Intersections of Faith, Sexuality, and HIV” panel, Feb. 24 at 6PM @GLAAD HIV Stigma & Faith Summit. “GLAAD is an important partner to help shift narratives, reduce stigma and educate people about HIV. The HIV Stigma and Faith summit is helping prepare the next generation of leaders and expanding the skills of existing leaders in the southern United States to end the epidemic.”“I’m so excited to help GLAAD kick off three days of critical conversations around faith, stigma and living with HIV.
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