HIV Stigma Reduction

HIV Stigma and discrimination is complex. Researchers, organizations, communities, and individuals often have different definitions and priorities. Reducing stigma requires a recognition of that complexity as well as the interrelation of homophobia, transphobia, racism, and sexism.

Learn about the work to reduce HIV Stigma that's happening in Washington State.

Micro Grant newsletter

Between 2017 and 2018, the Office of Infectious Disease provided one-time microgrants to HIV Community Services partners to develop innovative community engagement projects. The 2018 Micro Grant Newsletter (PDF) shares some of the great work from our community partners funded with these micro grants.

Between 2018 and 2019, Office of Infectious Disease expanded the scope of these projects to incorporate broader initiatives, including efforts to address issues of inequity in drug user health. Our 2019 Micro Grant Newsletter (PDF) summarizes accomplishments from this funding cycle.