The effort to decriminalize the anti-sodomy law in Belize faces organized resistance from religious groups.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
A day in the life of Valery, an HIV-positive former intravenous drug user who is trying to rebuild his life after spending eight years behind bars.
Millions of unnecessary deaths may result from Russia's refusal to implement accepted AIDS prevention and harm-reduction measures.
The Russian government refuses to adopt measures to slow the HIV/AIDS epidemic that will soon result in millions of deaths. Gregory Gilderman reports from St. Petersburg.
The Garifuna population in Honduras has an HIV rate five times higher than the national rate.
As the world absorbs the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark rulings on gay rights Jamaican activists fight their own battle, challenging anti-sodomy laws and homophobia.
Listen to Micah Fink on the making of The Abominable Crime.
The story isn't over for Jamaica's LBGT community: Sodomy is still a crime and homophobia continues to be socially acceptable.
In the face of discrimination some people choose to make their HIV status publicly known. They set an example in their towns, helping to fight the sigma that exists.
Ana Vilma Batiz is an HIV/AIDS educator. She lives with the disease herself, and is a single mother taking care of three daughters, one of whom is also HIV positive.
In the face of discrimination, a Honduran Garifuna woman reveals her HIV status. She hopes that acknowledging her HIV will help reduce stigma.
An Afro-Caribbean community on the Atlantic coast of Central America uses its rich musical tradition to fight an HIV/AIDS epidemic.