Post submitted by Maureen McCarty, former HRC Deputy Director of Marketing

This week, HBO released The Fight Continues, a three-minute documentary on the events leading up to the AIDS crisis in the United States.

Created by director and executive producer of the upcoming HBO film The Normal Heart Ryan Murphy, The Fight Continues dives into archival footage of rampant anti-LGBT prejudice in 1981.

Today, HIV and AIDS continue to disproportionately affect segments of the LGBT community. 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are over a million Americans currently living with HIV and approximately 50,000 new infections every year. Every 9 minutes, another person in the United State is infected with HIV.


Learn more about the work HRC is doing to address HIV/AIDS within the LGBT community here.


And find a testing station near you here.

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