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Know Your Status this World AIDS Day

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Know Your Status this World AIDS Day

“You get a positive result, and that’s a lifelong change in your life. And society is still set up to think that HIV is a death sentence, like it was before the advancement of medication.” That’s Mikayla Robinson. She works as an engagement specialist with Mozaic, an outreach program through Equitas Health targeting transgender and […]

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Ohio’s First Transgender Health and Community Center Now Open in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio’s First Transgender Health and Community Center Now Open in Columbus

Mozaic, Ohio’s first resource and community center for transgender, gender non-binary and gender non-conforming individuals, has opened its doors. Situated near local bars Cafe Bourbon Street and The Summit, Mozaic and its colorful space fit the neighborhood. Program Director Cory Frederick says it’s a place where youth and young adults can come to relax in […]

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Community Cookout

  Community Cookout

1 in 8 people living with HIV doesn’t know their status. At AIDS Healthcare Foundation we work to educate community members about the importance of HIV testing. June 27th was National HIV Testing Day! We want you to join us, AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Saturday, June 30th for a community cookout! From 12 PM – […]

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Equitas Health Mozaic Program to Open Facility for Transgender & Gender Non-Confroming Individuals

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Equitas Health Mozaic Program to Open Facility for Transgender & Gender Non-Confroming Individuals

An Equitas Health program will get its own facility this fall. Mozaic, a CDC-funded initiative focused on HIV prevention and health and wellness services for trans and non-binary people of color, will soon operate out of an Old North building located at 2228 Summit St. Once open, it’ll offer what program director Cory Frederick says […]

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Fighting HIV Means Ending Stigma, Miseducation & Racial Bias

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Fighting HIV Means Ending Stigma, Miseducation & Racial Bias

As far as HIV prevention and treatment are concerned, no other time in history has been as good as the current moment. Theoretically, the virus should be is as good as eradicated, as medications like pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) have come onto the scene. Essentially the birth control and Plan B of […]

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