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A List of Atlanta Community Food Banks

Discover how Atlanta Community Food Bank and partners combat food deserts, providing vital nutrition to underserved neighborhoods across the metro area.
SLI in the News
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Recapping Unity in Action - The Role of the Atlanta Faith Community in HIV Prevention, & Health Equity

Explore the highlights of the Unity in Action: Faith Advocacy Summit, focusing on HIV prevention, community empowerment, and health equity, and the role of faith spaces.
SLI in the News
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U.S. Business Action to End HIV Updates

Learn about U.S. Business Action to End HIV & Industry Action Cohort's progress in expanding HIV testing access. Find out about their impact in first year!

SisterLove’s Dázon Dixon Diallo at CROI 2023

"Dr. Diallo highlights progress in HIV research and community efforts at CROI, focusing on women's health and scientific breakthroughs."

Amid Rising Crisis, Georgia Denies Medicaid Expansion to HIV Patients

Georgia's failed Medicaid expansion bill, aimed to aid those with HIV, highlights health disparities and plans for future action.

Texas Judge Could Halt Access to Abortion Pill Mifepristone

Upcoming Texas court case may ban mifepristone, impacting US abortion access. Auntie Network USA vows to aid amidst challenges.
SLI in the News
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BU Law to Launch Program on Reproductive Justice

Learn about the Reproductive Justice Program at BU Law School, fostering a new generation of lawyers to advocate for reproductive rights.
SLI in the News
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What Legal Voice is doing for Black History Month | Legal Voice

Legal Voice champions gender equity with an anti-racism focus, supporting Black-led groups like Sister Song in the fight for reproductive rights.
SLI in the News
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How SisterLove Scaled Content Creation with AI and Automation

Explore how automation boosts efficiency in nonprofits, combats burnout, and drives digital transformation through content creation.

A Farewell Post

In 2016 , when I started as an IfWhenHow Reproductive Justice & HIV fellow, I was a recent graduate from law school, wife, and mother to a busy toddler and four month old. Prior to my entry into the…
Current Events
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An Open Letter to President Biden: U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

SisterLove has joined over 80 organizations to pen this letter to President Biden regarding the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). We are demanding action on the appointment of the…
SLI in the News
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Confronting Misconceptions When Talking About Birth Control

Stay informed about birth control access and reproductive health conversation in the US. Understand the challenges, options, and empower yourself with knowledge.

650000 People Have Died from HIV-related Illness. We're On a Mission to End This.

SisterLove is gearing up to hit the road with our Healthy Love Bus mobile health clinic for World AIDS Day. Learn more...
Health
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A Year of Community Impact - Celebrating SisterLove's 34th Year

As we approach the end of the year, we at SisterLove, Inc. find ourselves reflecting on the work we've accomplished and the challenges that lie ahead. Our fight—your fight—is more critical than ever.…

Black Women are About 40% More Likely to Die from Breast Cancer

The NANA Project Podcast features an interview between Dr. B.K. Edmond and Dázon Dixon Diallo.

Black HerStory Month: Celebrating 20 HIV Movement Mothers

Black women have always been the backbone of the HIV movement. This year, we’re honoring 20 HIV Movement Mothers whose shoulders we stand on
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ARKANSAS BANS GENDER AFFIRMING CARE FOR TRANS YOUTH

On Monday March 29, 2021, the Arkansas Senate passed a bill that would ban gender-affirming care for transgender youth. This bill was sent to Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, who had…
SLI in the News
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Black Women & PrEP - An HIV-Prevention Drug is Widely Available. Yet At-Risk Women are Getting Left Behind.

In the U.S., women account for a fifth of new infections. But a persistent lack of education means few even know about PrEP.
Breast Health
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Black Women Are Dying. Here's What's Killing Them.

Empower yourself with knowledge on breast cancer diagnosis and triple-negative breast cancer. Join the NANA Project to improve health equity. #BreastCancer #TripleNegativeCancer
Current Events
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Disability Pride Month: Letter from Our Sister in South Africa Thato Mphuthi

I am Thato Mphuthi: a 26-year-old young woman with a physical disability and I am the next UN Women Executive Director
SLI in the News
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Black Women Denounce Overturn of Roe, Call on Congress to Protect Reproductive Health and Rights

Read the latest on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade. Black health advocates stand strong for reproductive justice. Join the movement now.
SLI in the News
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Black Women Launch Fifth Annual Reproductive Justice Week of Action

Empower Black Women in the fight for Reproductive Justice. Join the movement against Voter Suppression. Take action now! #BlackWomen #ReproductiveJustice #VoterSuppression

Dázon Joins Kandi Burruss for Gilead's Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Community Talk in Atlanta

In recognition of Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Dázon Dixon Diallo joined Kandi Burrus of Real Housewives of Atlanta...
Abortion
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FACTSHEET: Contraceptive Access in Georgia

Earn $50 sharing your contraceptive access story. Join our community session & learn about reproductive healthcare barriers in Georgia. Register now! #ContraceptiveAccess #ReproductiveHealthcare #LivedExperiencePanel
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Is There a Cure for HIV? Here's What You Should Know

Get updates on HIV cure research and latest developments at Emory University's HIV Community Cure Research Event. Learn about symptoms and testing.

Georgia Passes Anti-Trans Law Aimed at Children

This afternoon, the Georgia State Senate voted to pass a dangerously amended version of SB 140.
SLI in the News
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Georgia Organizations Push for HIV Testing After Pandemic Lull

The COVID-19 pandemic has reversed years of progress in the fight against the HIV epidemic. Here's what we're doing to change that...
Health
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HIV in the Black Community- National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day blog providing key statistics and ways to take action in the Black community. Get involved to make a difference! #HIV #NBHAAD #BlackCommunity
Health
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Introducing Our Healthy Love Youth Advocate Cohort Fellows

Registration for our Healthy Love Youth Advocate Statewide Summit is open! Meet our Reproductive Justice League. We are proud to have these all-stars in our 2021-2022 Healthy Love Youth Advocate…
Health
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Introducing: Sex Ed For All Month

May is Sex Ed For All Month! SisterLove is proud to support our partners to fight for the sexual health information, access and rights young people need and deserve in order to make healthy choices…

Life-Saving HIV Prevention Drugs Can Now Be Denied to Thousands in Need. Here's How You're Affected.

Recently, a federal district court judge in Texas ruled that a provision in the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”, aka Obamacare)...

Leaving Us with a Legacy of Leadership & Love

A little over four years ago, I had a video interview with a bright, spirited and super smart young woman who blew us away...

LISTEN: 40 Years Later, Stigma Still Overshadows HIV Prevention

Dázon Dixon Diallo and Justin C. Smith of Positive Impact Health Centers converse about HIV stigma on #WorldAIDSDay
SLI in the News
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Trauma and Its Widespread Impact on Black Communities

Trauma clearly can result in negative health consequences. This makes Black and Brown people especially at risk for...
SLI in the News
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Nearly 80 Organizations Unveil Blueprint for Sexual & Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

Today, a broad and diverse coalition of nearly 80 organizations released a proactive policy agenda for a fully supportive Congress and Administration to advance sexual and reproductive health in the…
Health
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Meet Our Summer Interns

Each year, SisterLove welcomes summer interns to assist various teams throughout the organization. This summer we welcome eight interns...
Health
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Nearly Half of All HIV Cases are Women: Global Report

Empowering insights on HIV's impact on women and the importance of intersectionality in prevention and treatment. Uncover key stats on this global issue.
SLI in the News
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New RESPECT Website Aims to Curb Violence Against Women

Prevent and respond to violence against women with the RESPECT Women website from WHO. Explore evidence-based strategies and resources for gender equality.

OP-ED: How Exclusion Of Black Women Living With HIV From Medication Trials Negatively Impacts Health

The exclusion of Black women, femmes, and girls from HIV prevention trials is part of a culture of anti-Blackness and misogyny...
Current Events
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Over 200 Women Are Leading the Fight to End HIV Stigma. Here's How You Can Support Them

Join SisterLove in empowering women living with HIV at the 2022 Leading Women's Society Awards Gala Fundraiser. Support #HIVHERoes and make a difference today!

Sex Work Pride Day 2021:Global Network of Sex Work Projects': Sex Workers' Lack of Justice Access

Today, September 14th, is Sex Worker Pride Day. Sex workers, who are overwhelmingly women, are subject to harsh violence, legal oppression, and violent stigma. Because of this, sex workers are some of…
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PAID STUDY: SisterLove, Inc Launches 4TH BASE Focus Group

SisterLove, Inc. invites you to share your insight on an innovative pilot project regarding sexual wellness and pleasure known as 4TH BASE.
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Pregnancy Behind Bars: A reproductive Justice View

Webinar discussing issues faced by incarcerated pregnant women. Policy brief and advocacy insights provided by Rachel Silver. Slide access available.

Remember the Fallen - Standing up for Transgender Rights on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Disturbingly, in 2023 alone, at least 34 transgender and gender non-conforming individuals have been killed, underscoring an epidemic of vio

SisterLove Featured in CNN and Gilead HIV History Series "Blind Angels".

SisterLove, Inc was featured in CNN and Gilead Sciences' 'Blind Angels', a docuseries focusing on HIV in the South.
Current Events
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SisterLove, Inc Announces New Director of Development

Meet Sara Jean, the newly appointed Director of Development at SisterLove, Inc. Join us in supporting women's empowerment and reproductive health rights.
Current Events
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SisterLove, Inc Hosts International Partners on Human Rights, HIV Advocacy at Atlanta Headquarters

This summer was very busy for SisterLove in terms of visitors and important invitations.In the presence of her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium, as a part of the Belgian Economic Mission to…
Current Events
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SisterLove, Inc Publishes The Love Guide: Community Resource Manual

Proud announcement from More SisterLove, Inc & NLM/NIH partners: The Love Guide now available as a mobile app. Local resources & NLM/NIH database info!
Breast Health
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SisterLove, Inc Partners with Groups to Raise Awareness for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

SisterLove was in the Big Easy to build awareness for breast health...
Current Events
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SisterLove, Inc Statements: Kyle Rittenhouse Acquittal

Injustice prevails in the Kyle Rittenhouse case, evading accountability. Urgent calls for gun reform and consequences for vigilante actions must be heard.
Current Events
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SisterLove, Inc Statements: Brian Kemp’s Comments On HIV/AIDS Vaccine

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021- As a guest on a ring-wing commentator Eric Erikson’s podcast, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp made some comments about his stance on healthcare mandates. Kemp has been very critical of…

ERASE HIV: How SisterLove, Inc and Emory are Working Together to Cure HIV

Emory Researchers and SisterLove, Inc pursue What Was Once Unthinkable, an HIV Cure
Current Events
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SISTERLOVE, INC UPLIFTS LGBTQIA+ VOICES FOR PRIDE MONTH

For Pride Month, June 2021, SisterLove is uplifting LGBTQIA+ voices that tell the story of the intersectional realities of gender identity,
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SISTERLOVE, INC. CELEBRATES BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH WEEK

Black Maternal Health Week is April 11- April 17. Created by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, this week of awareness encourages the community to examine issues related to Black maternal health. The…
Current Events
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SisterLove, Inc. Receives $225,000 Grant Award Through the Support of Emory Nursing Faculty

Empowering minority communities through healthcare access. SisterLove, Inc. awarded $225,000 grant supported by Emory Nursing Faculty.#SisterLove #EmoryNursingFaculty #FundforHealthEquity
Current Events
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SisterLove's Statement on Allegations of Forced Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Centers

This week, a Black woman’s report to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has surfaced alleging alarming practices at DHS’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in Irwin…
Events
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SisterLove's Successful HIV Atlanta Faith Summit Paves the Way for More in 2024

Discover how SisterLove's successful HIV Atlanta Faith Summit in 2023 paves the way for more impactful discussions and advocacy in 2024.
PRESS RELEASES
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Texans Flock Out of State for Abortion Care

Additional restrictions in nearby commonwealths pose further barriers to access(A diagram from the Texas Policy Evaluation Project, which recently released a report on what has happened to abortion…
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THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND THE RECENT CONFIRMATION OF AMY CONEY BARRETT TO THE SUPREME COURT

The recent confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court could spell trouble for the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

There is Still Work to Be Done' -Dázon Diallo Talks with HIV.gov About Science of Treating HIV

Learn more about the science of HIV cure research as Dázon Diallo talks with HIV.gov about recent advances in treating HIV
Current Events
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They Called Her a Monkey. Then She Became Colombia’s First Black Vice President....

Experience the inspiring tale of Francia Márquez, an advocate for environmental and social justice in La Toma, Colombia. Learn about her journey to empower Afro-Colombian communities and her fight against illegal gold mining. #LATOMA #Colombia #GoldmanPrize

The Reproductive Rights Movement: A Critical Analysis of the Presence of the White Gaze

The history behind the fight for women’s reproductive rights is a long and arduous one...
Breast Health
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Thriving After Triple-Negative Breast Cancer - Stories of Survival, Resilience, and Hope

Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive form that affects Black women at 200% the rate of other ethnicities. The key to survival is..
SLI in the News
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World AIDS Day 2022; SisterLove Launches Healthy Love Bus

On Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, Sister Love gathered the community together to reflect on the more than 40.1 million people who have died from...
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Want $30? Join the IMPROV Study

Participate in the IMPROV Project research study by RTI International. Call 404-433-6426 to see if you qualify and receive $30. Learn more about equitable healthcare.
Current Events
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Walgreens Refuses Legal Medication Abortion Pills to Millions. Here's Our Statement On It

Walgreens announced it will not mail or distribute the medication abortion pill, Mifepristone, in 20 Republican-majority states, incl. Geo..
Health
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World AIDS Day 2023 - Our Commitment to Finding a Cure for HIV

World AIDS Day stands as a reminder of the ongoing pursuit for a cure for HIV. This is a mission that is crucial for global health and well-being. Research efforts dedicated to finding a cure for HIV…
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How Crisis Pregnancy Centers Threaten Your Health

Listen to the Access Abortion Podcast discussing crisis pregnancy centers, STI testing, and abortion rights. Featuring expert panelists and invaluable resources.

Wrap It Up: How to Use Condoms the Smart Way

The ultimate guide to using condoms for HIV and STI protection. Get facts, tips, and a free HIV self-test kit. Learn to use external and internal condoms effectively. #Condoms #HIV #STIs
Current Events
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Memorial Day - 5 Black Women Veterans Who Made History

Discover the untold stories of African American women who made history in the US military. Learn about their remarkable contributions and inspiring achievements. #AfricanAmericanWomen #USMilitary #Pioneers
PRESS RELEASES
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SisterLove, Inc Joins Emory ERASE HIV Research Collaboratory

Stay informed on Emory University's groundbreaking $23.8M NIH grant for HIV cure research. Learn about the Martin Delaney Collaboratories' vital work here. #EmoryUniversity #HIVCure #MartinDelaneyCollaboratories

Georgia is the Deadliest State for Black Mothers - Confronting the Reality of Black Maternal Health

Uncover the urgent need for policy changes to address the high maternal mortality rates among Black women in the US. Join the conversation now.

Zero Stigma. Zero HIV. The Prudence Mabele Road Map to End HIV Stigma

Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, over four decades ago, 75.5 million people have acquired HIV and 32.7 million people have died
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FULTON COUNTY LAUNCHES COVID-19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Need help with the Fulton County COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program? Find out how to apply & eligibility criteria. Contact us for more info!

Black HerStory Month: Celebrating Black-Led Organizations

NNEDV highlights collaborations with Black-led organizations supporting Black survivors of domestic violence during Black History Month. Learn more here.
Health
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My Positive HIV Test Was a Test of Life. I Passed'

An inspiring personal story on living with HIV, the power of hope, and overcoming challenges. Share your story and learn about HIV diagnosis and treatment.
Events
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The Black History You Weren't Taught In School- MasterClass Offers Free Subscription During February

Join MasterClass's free class on Black History, Black Freedom, and Black Love this Black History Month. Learn, grow, and celebrate Black HerStory Month. #MasterClass #BlackLove
Events
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SisterLove, Inc Hosts WomenNOW! Global Summit in Durban, South Africa

Join us in Durban, South Africa, or virtually from the comfort of your own home, as we convene in solidarity to share, plan, and implement strategies to build a more equitable world for Women of…

The Abortion Landscape in Georgia

Legal status of abortion in Georgia, challenges for access and types of abortion. Updates on Georgia Access to Medical Abortion program and policy advocacy.
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SisterLove Inc. Joins Several Organizations in Recognizing National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Empower young people with HIV awareness & resources. Join SisterLove in observing National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day. Keywords: HIV, SisterLove.

Fighting For Change - Black Women Lead the Fight to End Black Maternal Mortality

Support our mission to protect Black mothers in Georgia. Learn about the maternal health crisis and policy changes needed to save lives. #BlackMaternalMortality #PolicyChanges
Events
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Black Health Advocates Brace for Post-Roe Landscape

Support the Black Reproductive Justice Pledge. Learn how overturning Roe v. Wade impacts Black women's health. Stand up for abortion access. #SupremeCourt #ReproductiveJustice #RoevWade

FDA Approves Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pill - A Victory for Reproductive Justice

A breakthrough in reproductive health: FDA approves OTC birth control pill. Explore the impact & ongoing advocacy for equitable access. #ReproductiveHealth #BirthControl #FDAApproval
Research
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Perspectives from Principal Investigators on Improving Diversity Among Clinical Research Participant

August 15, 2023Clinical Researcher—August 2023 (Volume 37, Issue 4) PEER REVIEWED Nadine H. Spring, PhD, CCRC; Jeanne Connors, PhD; Michael Schwab, PhD; David O. Anderson, PhD Clinical trials play a…

90% of Atlanta City Detention Center Inmates are Black. It's Time to #CloseTheJail.

Blog: "More Atlanta, Georgia - The reality of incarceration in Atlanta exposed by SisterLove. Addressing root causes crucial. Public health over policing." Keywords: Atlanta, incarceration, SisterLove.
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What Black Women Should Know About Heart Disease

Originally published on Columbia University Irving Medical Center Website More American women die from heart disease than any other cause, but the disease exacts a bigger toll on Black American…
PRESS RELEASES
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SisterLove, Inc Mourns Passing of Bell Hooks

Remembering the life and impact of renowned author and feminist Bell Hooks from Hopkinsville. An influential voice in feminism and literature.

The Black HerStory of HIV- 8 Black Women Who Led the Fight to End the Epidemic

Black women have been on the frontlines in the fight against HIV for decades. In honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we'd ....

Protect Title X Funding!

Title X grants support family planning clinics across the US. Learn how clinics offer services on an income-based scale. Protect Title X funding now.

Celebrating Black Women Who Live With HIV - SisterLove Joins Sheryl Lee Ralph Documentary

Support Black women living with HIV through the powerful documentary "Unexpected". Join us in raising awareness and empowering change. Become a supporter today. #HIV #BlackWomen #Documentary
Current Events
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Mask Off. Elon Musk Tweets Support of Cop Who Killed Ferguson Teen. Attacks Black Twitter Staff

Get insights into Elon Musk's controversial tweets on police shooting in Ferguson. Join the fight for healthcare equity in Atlanta. #ElonMusk #Ferguson #BlackLivesMatter

35 States Make HIV A Crime- How to End HIV Criminalization Laws

Blog: "More HIV Criminalization: The Enforcement of Out-of-Date Laws. Join SisterLove's fight against HIV criminalization laws. #HIV #criminalization #laws"
Health
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On Nat'l Women & Girls' HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Black Women in Atlanta Disproportionately Affected

For National Women and Girls' HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we're exploring the intersectional challenges behind the epidemic for Black women
Research
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Uniting Science and Community: SisterLove and Emory University's ERASE HIV Collaboration

Learn about SisterLove's recent visit to Emory University's ERASE HIV lab and the groundbreaking initiatives we're launching together to...
Health
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More than Half of All New HIV Cases in Atlanta are Black Women. Here's Why.

Read about how SisterLove addresses HIV disparities among Black women in Atlanta. Join the fight against HIV and support the cause for health equity.
Abortion
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The Handmaid’s Tale Just Became Reality

A powerful blog discussing the impact of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization Supreme Court decision on women's rights and abortion. #SupremeCourt #Abortion #DobbsCase

Why is Over the Counter Birth Control Important? Everything You Need to Know

Discover the impact of FDA-approved Opill, the first over-the-counter birth control, on reproductive freedom and contraceptive access in the

In Pursuit of Black Reproductive Justice - Re-Imagining Policy

More Than 50 Black Women’s Organizations And Advocates Offer Proactive Reproductive Justice Policy SolutionsIn Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, Interfaith Voices for…

Black Mother's Face Increased Risk of Death - Black Maternal Mortality Fact Sheet.

Empowering Black Maternal Health blog highlighting culturally-congruent solutions for reproductive justice. Join Black Mamas Matter Alliance to advocate for change. #BlackMaternalHealth #ReproductiveJustice #PostpartumMedicaidCoverage
Health
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A List of Atlanta Community Food Banks

Discover how Atlanta Community Food Bank and partners combat food deserts, providing vital nutrition to underserved neighborhoods across the metro area.
Health
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A Year of Community Impact - Celebrating SisterLove's 34th Year

As we approach the end of the year, we at SisterLove, Inc. find ourselves reflecting on the work we've accomplished and the challenges that lie ahead. Our fight—your fight—is more critical than ever.…
Health
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HIV in the Black Community- National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day blog providing key statistics and ways to take action in the Black community. Get involved to make a difference! #HIV #NBHAAD #BlackCommunity
Health
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Introducing Our Healthy Love Youth Advocate Cohort Fellows

Registration for our Healthy Love Youth Advocate Statewide Summit is open! Meet our Reproductive Justice League. We are proud to have these all-stars in our 2021-2022 Healthy Love Youth Advocate…
Health
5 min read

Introducing: Sex Ed For All Month

May is Sex Ed For All Month! SisterLove is proud to support our partners to fight for the sexual health information, access and rights young people need and deserve in order to make healthy choices…
Health
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Meet Our Summer Interns

Each year, SisterLove welcomes summer interns to assist various teams throughout the organization. This summer we welcome eight interns...
Health
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Nearly Half of All HIV Cases are Women: Global Report

Empowering insights on HIV's impact on women and the importance of intersectionality in prevention and treatment. Uncover key stats on this global issue.
Health
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World AIDS Day 2023 - Our Commitment to Finding a Cure for HIV

World AIDS Day stands as a reminder of the ongoing pursuit for a cure for HIV. This is a mission that is crucial for global health and well-being. Research efforts dedicated to finding a cure for HIV…
Health
5 min read

My Positive HIV Test Was a Test of Life. I Passed'

An inspiring personal story on living with HIV, the power of hope, and overcoming challenges. Share your story and learn about HIV diagnosis and treatment.
Health
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On Nat'l Women & Girls' HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Black Women in Atlanta Disproportionately Affected

For National Women and Girls' HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we're exploring the intersectional challenges behind the epidemic for Black women
Health
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More than Half of All New HIV Cases in Atlanta are Black Women. Here's Why.

Read about how SisterLove addresses HIV disparities among Black women in Atlanta. Join the fight against HIV and support the cause for health equity.
Health
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10 Things to Know About HIV Testing for National HIV Testing Day

June 27th marks National HIV Testing Day, an annual event that emphasizes the importance of HIV testing and early diagnosis. Knowing your HIV status is crucial for maintaining a healthy life and…
Health
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Atlanta Has Highest Rate of HIV Among Transwomen. Here's Why.

Empowering insights for HIV+ transwomen in Atlanta. Learn about challenges & solutions for better health outcomes in the trans community. #HIV #TransAtlanta
Health
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The Connection Between Hepatitis and HIV: What You Need to Know

Hepatitis and HIV are both viral infections that can have severe health consequences if left untreated.
Health
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Atlanta Has One of the Highest HIV Infection Rates in the World. Here's Why

Did you know that Atlanta has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the world? In fact, 1 in 51 are infected...
Health
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Free HIV & STI Testing Resources in Atlanta

Are you looking for "HIV Testing Services near me"? We've got you covered!SisterLove is taking our annual Winter Wellness break from Monday, December 11th through Wednesday, January 3rd. While our…
Health
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A New Chapter in Infectious Disease Leadership - Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo Appointed Director of NIAID

Dr. Jeanne MarrazzoWe at SisterLove are deeply committed to advancing public health and promoting well-being for all individuals, particularly those who have been historically marginalized and…
Health
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Learn to Love While Living with HIV - Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Positively Safe project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence in partnership with The Positive Women’s Network is proud to announce an upcoming webinar Love While Living with HIV,…
Current Events
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An Open Letter to President Biden: U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

SisterLove has joined over 80 organizations to pen this letter to President Biden regarding the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). We are demanding action on the appointment of the…
Current Events
5 min read

Disability Pride Month: Letter from Our Sister in South Africa Thato Mphuthi

I am Thato Mphuthi: a 26-year-old young woman with a physical disability and I am the next UN Women Executive Director
Current Events
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Over 200 Women Are Leading the Fight to End HIV Stigma. Here's How You Can Support Them

Join SisterLove in empowering women living with HIV at the 2022 Leading Women's Society Awards Gala Fundraiser. Support #HIVHERoes and make a difference today!
Current Events
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SisterLove, Inc Announces New Director of Development

Meet Sara Jean, the newly appointed Director of Development at SisterLove, Inc. Join us in supporting women's empowerment and reproductive health rights.
Current Events
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SisterLove, Inc Hosts International Partners on Human Rights, HIV Advocacy at Atlanta Headquarters

This summer was very busy for SisterLove in terms of visitors and important invitations.In the presence of her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium, as a part of the Belgian Economic Mission to…
Current Events
5 min read

SisterLove, Inc Publishes The Love Guide: Community Resource Manual

Proud announcement from More SisterLove, Inc & NLM/NIH partners: The Love Guide now available as a mobile app. Local resources & NLM/NIH database info!
Current Events
5 min read

SisterLove, Inc Statements: Kyle Rittenhouse Acquittal

Injustice prevails in the Kyle Rittenhouse case, evading accountability. Urgent calls for gun reform and consequences for vigilante actions must be heard.
Current Events
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SisterLove, Inc Statements: Brian Kemp’s Comments On HIV/AIDS Vaccine

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021- As a guest on a ring-wing commentator Eric Erikson’s podcast, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp made some comments about his stance on healthcare mandates. Kemp has been very critical of…
Current Events
5 min read

SISTERLOVE, INC UPLIFTS LGBTQIA+ VOICES FOR PRIDE MONTH

For Pride Month, June 2021, SisterLove is uplifting LGBTQIA+ voices that tell the story of the intersectional realities of gender identity,
Current Events
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SisterLove, Inc. Receives $225,000 Grant Award Through the Support of Emory Nursing Faculty

Empowering minority communities through healthcare access. SisterLove, Inc. awarded $225,000 grant supported by Emory Nursing Faculty.#SisterLove #EmoryNursingFaculty #FundforHealthEquity
Current Events
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SisterLove's Statement on Allegations of Forced Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Centers

This week, a Black woman’s report to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has surfaced alleging alarming practices at DHS’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in Irwin…
Current Events
5 min read

They Called Her a Monkey. Then She Became Colombia’s First Black Vice President....

Experience the inspiring tale of Francia Márquez, an advocate for environmental and social justice in La Toma, Colombia. Learn about her journey to empower Afro-Colombian communities and her fight against illegal gold mining. #LATOMA #Colombia #GoldmanPrize
Current Events
5 min read

Walgreens Refuses Legal Medication Abortion Pills to Millions. Here's Our Statement On It

Walgreens announced it will not mail or distribute the medication abortion pill, Mifepristone, in 20 Republican-majority states, incl. Geo..
Current Events
5 min read

Memorial Day - 5 Black Women Veterans Who Made History

Discover the untold stories of African American women who made history in the US military. Learn about their remarkable contributions and inspiring achievements. #AfricanAmericanWomen #USMilitary #Pioneers
Current Events
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Mask Off. Elon Musk Tweets Support of Cop Who Killed Ferguson Teen. Attacks Black Twitter Staff

Get insights into Elon Musk's controversial tweets on police shooting in Ferguson. Join the fight for healthcare equity in Atlanta. #ElonMusk #Ferguson #BlackLivesMatter
Current Events
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Less Than A Day After 5 Killed in Mass Shooting at LGBTQ+ Bar, Herschel Walker Attacks Trans-people

Herschel Walker's hate-fueled speech after a tragic LGBTQ+ club shooting in Colorado. Learn more about the impact of hate crimes on trans individuals.
Current Events
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Three Queer Artists Challenging the Stigma Around HIV, Sexual Health, and Gender Identity.

Empower through art! Uncover the powerful stories of HIV, visual art, and intersectional discrimination. Join us at STAGES Community Art Showcase event.
Current Events
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SisterLove Featured in National AIDS Memorial Documentary: “The Black Community & AIDS”

The Black Community & AIDS” chronicles the personal stories of nearly two dozen survivors and advocates from across the U.S. who are...
Current Events
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How Overturning Roe v. Wade Threatens Birth Control Access

The Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling that guarantees the right to abortion. Access to birth control is now at stake
Current Events
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Dázon Dixon Diallo Discusses the HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Community Conversation

For Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Gilead is hosting an intimate conversation about sexual health and social justice...
Current Events
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Use Your Voice: Join The IMPROV Project Study

Improving mental health & substance use treatment for those with HIV in Atlanta. Group discussion for HIV care providers. Supported by NIMH. #MentalHealth #HIV #SubstanceAbuse
Current Events
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SisterLove Statements: 40 Years of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Stay informed on the latest updates about AIDS and HIV, including efforts to combat stigma and discrimination. Get crucial insights here.
Current Events
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Our End of Year Statement

SisterLove will be closed from Monday, December 21, 2020 resuming operations Monday, January 4, 2021. We will continue to provide At-Home Self-Test Kits free of charge. More info on that here. In…

Amid Rising Crisis, Georgia Denies Medicaid Expansion to HIV Patients

Georgia's failed Medicaid expansion bill, aimed to aid those with HIV, highlights health disparities and plans for future action.

A Farewell Post

In 2016 , when I started as an IfWhenHow Reproductive Justice & HIV fellow, I was a recent graduate from law school, wife, and mother to a busy toddler and four month old. Prior to my entry into the…

Georgia Passes Anti-Trans Law Aimed at Children

This afternoon, the Georgia State Senate voted to pass a dangerously amended version of SB 140.

Life-Saving HIV Prevention Drugs Can Now Be Denied to Thousands in Need. Here's How You're Affected.

Recently, a federal district court judge in Texas ruled that a provision in the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”, aka Obamacare)...

OP-ED: How Exclusion Of Black Women Living With HIV From Medication Trials Negatively Impacts Health

The exclusion of Black women, femmes, and girls from HIV prevention trials is part of a culture of anti-Blackness and misogyny...

Sex Work Pride Day 2021:Global Network of Sex Work Projects': Sex Workers' Lack of Justice Access

Today, September 14th, is Sex Worker Pride Day. Sex workers, who are overwhelmingly women, are subject to harsh violence, legal oppression, and violent stigma. Because of this, sex workers are some of…

Remember the Fallen - Standing up for Transgender Rights on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Disturbingly, in 2023 alone, at least 34 transgender and gender non-conforming individuals have been killed, underscoring an epidemic of vio

The Reproductive Rights Movement: A Critical Analysis of the Presence of the White Gaze

The history behind the fight for women’s reproductive rights is a long and arduous one...

Georgia is the Deadliest State for Black Mothers - Confronting the Reality of Black Maternal Health

Uncover the urgent need for policy changes to address the high maternal mortality rates among Black women in the US. Join the conversation now.

The Abortion Landscape in Georgia

Legal status of abortion in Georgia, challenges for access and types of abortion. Updates on Georgia Access to Medical Abortion program and policy advocacy.

FDA Approves Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pill - A Victory for Reproductive Justice

A breakthrough in reproductive health: FDA approves OTC birth control pill. Explore the impact & ongoing advocacy for equitable access. #ReproductiveHealth #BirthControl #FDAApproval

35 States Make HIV A Crime- How to End HIV Criminalization Laws

Blog: "More HIV Criminalization: The Enforcement of Out-of-Date Laws. Join SisterLove's fight against HIV criminalization laws. #HIV #criminalization #laws"
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Recapping Unity in Action - The Role of the Atlanta Faith Community in HIV Prevention, & Health Equity

Explore the highlights of the Unity in Action: Faith Advocacy Summit, focusing on HIV prevention, community empowerment, and health equity, and the role of faith spaces.
SLI in the News
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U.S. Business Action to End HIV Updates

Learn about U.S. Business Action to End HIV & Industry Action Cohort's progress in expanding HIV testing access. Find out about their impact in first year!
SLI in the News
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BU Law to Launch Program on Reproductive Justice

Learn about the Reproductive Justice Program at BU Law School, fostering a new generation of lawyers to advocate for reproductive rights.
SLI in the News
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What Legal Voice is doing for Black History Month | Legal Voice

Legal Voice champions gender equity with an anti-racism focus, supporting Black-led groups like Sister Song in the fight for reproductive rights.
SLI in the News
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How SisterLove Scaled Content Creation with AI and Automation

Explore how automation boosts efficiency in nonprofits, combats burnout, and drives digital transformation through content creation.
SLI in the News
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Confronting Misconceptions When Talking About Birth Control

Stay informed about birth control access and reproductive health conversation in the US. Understand the challenges, options, and empower yourself with knowledge.
SLI in the News
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Black Women & PrEP - An HIV-Prevention Drug is Widely Available. Yet At-Risk Women are Getting Left Behind.

In the U.S., women account for a fifth of new infections. But a persistent lack of education means few even know about PrEP.
SLI in the News
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Black Women Denounce Overturn of Roe, Call on Congress to Protect Reproductive Health and Rights

Read the latest on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade. Black health advocates stand strong for reproductive justice. Join the movement now.
SLI in the News
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Black Women Launch Fifth Annual Reproductive Justice Week of Action

Empower Black Women in the fight for Reproductive Justice. Join the movement against Voter Suppression. Take action now! #BlackWomen #ReproductiveJustice #VoterSuppression
SLI in the News
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Georgia Organizations Push for HIV Testing After Pandemic Lull

The COVID-19 pandemic has reversed years of progress in the fight against the HIV epidemic. Here's what we're doing to change that...
SLI in the News
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Trauma and Its Widespread Impact on Black Communities

Trauma clearly can result in negative health consequences. This makes Black and Brown people especially at risk for...
SLI in the News
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Nearly 80 Organizations Unveil Blueprint for Sexual & Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

Today, a broad and diverse coalition of nearly 80 organizations released a proactive policy agenda for a fully supportive Congress and Administration to advance sexual and reproductive health in the…

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