Sin Vergüenza is a thought provoking, cutting edge drama that uses storytelling to tackle shame and stigma associated with HIV within the Latino Community. With a vision to increase HIV Awareness and reduce HIV Stigma, AltaMed created and produced this one of a kind bilingual telenovela filled with drama and suspense. It was designed as an educational tool to draw in audiences and provoke discussion on HIV prevention and treatment nationwide.
History of Sin Vergüenza
AltaMed’s English and Spanish telenovela web-series Sin Vergüenza (Without Shame) was developed to address the impact HIV has on the Latino community. Now in its second season, Sin Vergüenza highlights the importance of obtaining HIV medical treatment and support for disclosure and acceptance of dealing with a diagnosis. Stigma and shame continue to be the greatest obstacle for persons living with HIV. This series highlights those struggles and encourages the community to recognize the resiliency that exists in all.
For more than 25 years, AltaMed Health Services has provided quality HIV care and treatment to persons living with HIV. Being the largest independent Federally Qualified Community Health Center in the United States, AltaMed believes in patient-focused care delivered by culturally competent health care professionals.