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Aids Awareness

A Legal Remedy?

Shereen El Feki | Posted 09.23.2012 | World
Shereen El Feki

Diverse laws, across multiple legal systems, have one thing in common: by punishing those who have HIV, or the practices that may put them on the frontlines of infection, they only serve to drive people further away from disclosure, testing and treatment -- fuelling, not fighting, the global epidemic.

Reflections on a Pandemic: From Despair to Hope

Kenneth H. Mayer, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kenneth H. Mayer, M.D.

At the XIX International AIDS Conference coming up this week in Washington D.C., the main question will be this: Do we have the political will to finally make antiretroviral drugs available to all who need them?

Bridging the HIV "Viral Divide" With Friendship

Mark S. King | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark S. King

Much has been written by me about the "viral divide" between those who are HIV positive and those who are not. But not today. Today, the CDC has a new campaign with hopes of bridging this divide.

World Leaders Must Keep Commitment to Fighting HIV Or Risk Losing Hard-Won Gains

Bob Carter, M.D. | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
Bob Carter, M.D.

As a doctor practicing in Africa, I have seen the AIDS pandemic unfold. I have witnessed the spread of HIV slow down as progress has been made in identifying effective prevention strategies.

Happy Birthday Keith Haring!

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Pop-street art darling Keith Haring. The artist, who mastered the rare combination of super happy and super cool, would turn ...

Life And Death In Black And White

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

"The San Francisco Bay Area is the playpen of countercultures" said Time Magazine's R.Z. Sheppard in 1986. Indeed, San Francisco has never been a city...

WATCH: Nicki Minaj And Ricky Martin Promote MAC Viva Glam

Posted 02.16.2012 | Latino Voices

Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin are teaming up to promote MAC Viva Glam and have just started a new campaign to bring HIV/AIDS awareness to Latin America...

WATCH: Ever Wonder How Condoms Are Produced?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Most retailers are busy catering to holiday shoppers, but one company has a much different aim this season, especially for those who want to heat thin...

What Your Hairdresser Knows For Sure

Gerit Quealy | Posted 02.05.2012 | Impact
Gerit Quealy

On World AIDS Day this year, some big players rolled out a big idea at Hair on Madison in Harlem: to educate budding hair stylists and colorists across the country to be up to speed on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.

Trymaine Lee

Catrise Austin, Dentist To The Stars, Fights HIV One Cleaning, One Swab At A Time | Trymaine Lee | Posted 12.02.2011 | Black Voices

For many people few things are scarier than a trip to the dentist's chair: the drilling and filling, the occasional touched nerve and not knowing if t...

Meaningful Change: An AIDS-free Generation by 2015

Deborah Dugan | Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact
Deborah Dugan

After more than three decades of destruction, we are finally at a turning point and on a path to winning the war against HIV/AIDS.

Aging & HIV: The New Face of HIV

Daniel Tietz | Posted 01.31.2012 | Fifty
Daniel Tietz

We must act now to better understand and address the needs and challenges of what will soon be the majority of Americans with HIV -- those over age 50.

Stopping AIDS Together

Modesto Tico Valle | Posted 01.08.2012 | Chicago
Modesto Tico Valle

These next few years are the most critical yet in our long race to a cure for AIDS. The LGBT community and our allies must sound the alarm again, just as we did nearly 30 years ago.

More Education and Awareness Needed in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

David Catania | Posted 12.24.2011 | DC
David Catania

The District's continuing fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic remains a central pillar of our public health infrastructure, and with good reason.

PHOTOS: Graphic Intervention: Fighting AIDS Through Art

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

Via MutualArt: It defined an era, and forever altered the way people would view health, sexuality, and relationships. Since the initial discovery o...

World Aids Day 2010

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today is World Aids Day, the international annual movement to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and promote prevention and the search for a cure. Since 1987...

We Must Address the AIDS Crisis Facing Latinos

Paul Kawata | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Paul Kawata

While Latinos account for only 15 percent of the American population, they make up 18 percent of people living with HIV and 19 percent of new AIDS diagnoses.

Ethan Zohn, 'Survivor' Winner, Teaches African Kids About AIDS Through Soccer

NBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Cause Celeb highlights a celebrity's work on behalf of a specific cause. This week, we speak with "Survivor" winner Ethan Zohn about his involvement w...

"Rockin' the Red Pump" for HIV/AIDS Awareness

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

I'm an African-American woman and my age falls within the range of 25 to 34. The number one killer of women with in my demographic is HIV/AIDS and it can easily be avoided.

World AIDS Day: Making Awareness Sexy

Sheryl Lee Ralph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Sheryl Lee Ralph

After all these years I am shocked at how little we in America talk about "it" and how the silence surrounding "it" is killing us quicker than the disease.

Germany's New AIDS-Awareness Ad Stars Hitler

Time | TRISTANA MOORE / BERLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Germany's latest AIDS-awareness commercial evokes some strong emotions: shock, disgust, nausea. And that's exactly the point. The controversial ad, wh...

What a Difference 3 ½ Minutes Makes

David Ernesto Munar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ernesto Munar

President Bush issued no statements and announced no new plans to combat HIV/AIDS. The Obama camp is showing that public and political perception of the size, scale, and threat of the disease can change.

Black AIDS Day

xxXGloria RubenXxx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
xxXGloria RubenXxx

We must turn a critical eye inward, and face the fact that HIV/AIDS has reached crisis levels among the Black population of the US. The statistics are startling.

What World AIDS Day Means To Me

Susan Smith Ellis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smith Ellis

For me, today is a day where I think of what still needs to be done, of the literally millions of people we still need to help in Africa who are fighting to survive.

The Day of the Red Ribbon

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Logan Levkoff

If HIV is preventable, why are there over 56,000 new infections in this country every year? Why is it that red ribbons are only worn on World AIDS Day -- or occasionally to the Academy Awards?