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Using Her Megaphone to Fight AIDS: An Interview With Lisa Lampanelli

(10) Comments | Posted May 1, 2013 | 12:04 PM

Recently I visited with comedy's lovable "Queen of Mean" and also one of GMHC's heroes, Lisa Lampanelli. Lisa is working on her one-woman show, tentatively titled, Lisa Lampanelli: Skinny Bitch which she hopes to debut on Broadway in 2014. Plus she will be part of CMT's new animated show, Bounty...

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Speaking the Truth in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: An Interview With Cynthia Nixon

(9) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 2:15 PM

Recently I sat down with Emmy and Tony Award winner Cynthia Nixon, who is a longtime supporter of Gay Men's Health Crisis and the host of our fifth annual fundraiser, Savor, which takes place Thursday, March 21.

Marjorie Hill: When did you first learn about the HIV/AIDS epidemic?


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Offering Care on the Battlefield of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: An Interview With Designer Michael Bastian

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2012 | 7:04 PM

2013-01-01-michaelbastian.jpgRecently I sat down with designer Michael Bastian, who received this year's Style Vault Award from my organization, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), for his generous support and for his exemplary talent in the fashion industry. This award would have been presented at...

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Show Me the 'Get to Zero' Money!

(0) Comments | Posted October 12, 2012 | 4:12 PM

I have been to four International AIDS Conferences, and although they have all been interesting and inspiring, the conference in July was especially wonderful for the mere fact that it was held at home. Having the conference in the U.S. showed that our advocacy had worked. By lifting the HIV...

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The Living Room

(1) Comments | Posted August 11, 2012 | 10:46 AM

Growing up, my family seldom used our living room. Maybe it was the dreaded plastic slip covers or perhaps the perceived conventionalism. But it was essentially a shell that embodied hope -- mostly my Mom's -- of a life just beyond the realities of Bedford-Stuyvesant in the early '60s. As...

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Reality Check: The LGBT Community Must Look at the Changing Face of AIDS

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2012 | 11:48 AM

The face of AIDS in America is rapidly changing: It is getting older and grayer. Thanks to the medications that have prolonged the lives of so many with this disease, within the next five years, more than half of all Americans with HIV will be 50 or older. But the...

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From Village to Village in NYC, Still Battling AIDS Stigma

(23) Comments | Posted April 17, 2012 | 10:04 AM

This year Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), the oldest HIV/AIDS service organization in the world, will commemorate its 30th anniversary. Much has changed since the 1980s and the beginning of this global disaster. As GMHC was forming, some of our first tasks were to care and advocate for people dying...

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