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Bearing the Brunt

Bearing the Brunt

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African-American men bear the burden of new HIV infections in the United States, having an infection rate in 2004 seven times higher than white men and more than double the rate of Hispanic men. Rates of HIV diagnosis, 2004 (per 100,000 population) African-American men: 131.6 African-American women: 67.0 Hispanic men: 60.2 Hispanic women: 16.3 American Indian/Alaska Native men: 20.8 American Indian/Alaska Native women: 7.7 White men: 18.7 White women: 3.2 Asian/Pacific Islander men: 13.9 Asian/Pacific Islander women: 4.1 Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Ryan is the Digital Director of The Advocate Channel, and a graduate of NYU Tisch's Department of Dramatic Writing. She is also a member of GALECA, the LGBTQ+ society of entertainment critics. While her specialties are television writing and comedy, Ryan is a young member of the LGBTQ+ community passionate about politics and advocating for all.

Ryan is the Digital Director of The Advocate Channel, and a graduate of NYU Tisch's Department of Dramatic Writing. She is also a member of GALECA, the LGBTQ+ society of entertainment critics. While her specialties are television writing and comedy, Ryan is a young member of the LGBTQ+ community passionate about politics and advocating for all.