Resources

The Recollectors is dedicated to remembering parents lost to AIDS. If you’d like to learn more about HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS activism, or are seeking grief support, check out these links below:

AIDS.gov

The official site of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Offers a service locator, prevention information, information on the federal government’s HIV/AIDS programs and policies, etc.

The Body

A complete HIV/AIDS resource that seeks to: demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment; improve the quality of life for all people living with HIV/AIDS; use the Web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians; and foster community through human connection.

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Focuses on the latest research, medication and statistics, but also includes HIV prevention, testing and information on living with HIV.

AVERT: Averting HIV & AIDS

Information about HIV and AIDS stigma and discrimination from the UK-based international HIV and AIDS charity.

COLAGE

Uniting people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers.

The Gay Dad Project

Connecting children and families who are going through —or have gone through— having a parent come out as LGBTQ.

GLBT Historical Society: A Home for Our History

Collects, preserves and interprets the history of GLBT people and the communities that support them.

Rahma: Reaching All HIV+ Muslims in America

Addressing HIV/AIDS primarily in the American Muslim community through education, advocacy, and empowerment.

The Stigma Project

Aims to lower the HIV infection rate and neutralize the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS through education and awareness via social media and advertising.

Visual AIDS

Utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy.

Modern Loss

A place to share the unspeakably taboo, unbelievably hilarious, and unexpectedly beautiful terrain of navigating your life after a death.

The Dougy Center: The National Center for Grieving Children & Families

A safe place for children, teens, young adults and their families who are grieving a death to share their experiences…through peer support groups, education, and training.