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Aids Deaths

Health Groups: AIDS Is No. 1 Killer Of Adolescents In Africa, Programs Must Target Their Needs

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The 16-year-old Kenyan girl found out she was HIV-positive and pregnant at a clinic in the Korogocho slums two years ago. She ...

What's Scary About Ebola -- And Reasons Not To Fear It

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States' top disease detective calls Ebola a "painful, dreadful, merciless virus." The World Health Organization has de...

When We Were the Needle, When We Were the Thread: Friendship, Revolution, and HIV

Charles Stephens | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Stephens

When I learned of Keiron's death, I made the round of calls, dutifully and with dread, to inform our friends. If you're lucky, you never become skilled at telling people that your mutual friend has died. A few days later we were all assembled at Keiron's memorial service.

Robert's Walk With AIDS (Epilogue): What I'd Like To Say To Those With HIV/AIDS

Gary Nelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gary Nelson

Try to see yourself as a leader, mentor and teacher. Remind yourself daily that there is no room for shame. You will find allies. We number greater than those who turn away from you and offer no help in eradicating this disease. We will move forward with you.

Brotherly Love, AIDS and the Quest for a Miracle

Rob Watson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rob Watson

Often the love between gay men is not romantic or sexual but the love of brothers. I have had that many times, and in one case in particular, it was with a man I consider my my spiritual and emotional twin.

HIV: The War Still Rages

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

AIDS is still here. It still kills. It is no fun to live with it, and you don't want it. It is not a way off the streets, and it's not worth one night of really hot bareback sex because condoms turn him off. There's not one bit of sex with anyone that's worth the lifetime of complexity that is AIDS.

Robert's Walk With AIDS (Part 15): There's A Witch On My Back

Gary Nelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gary Nelson

I'm saying goodbye to Robert again as I close this series. I will miss writing about him, because in a weird kind of way, I lived our life over again. But it was easier this time. I think I can spread his ashes now.

William McGuinness

LOOK: From Yale, A New Approach To Remembering A Painful AIDS Crisis | William McGuinness | Posted 10.01.2012 | College

Like good ideas, the Yale AIDS Memorial Project started as a simple one to change the world. In a brainstorming session held toward that purpose at ma...

AIDS Deaths Dropping Worldwide, As Drug Access Improves

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES/GENEVA, July 18 (Reuters) - Fewer people infected with HIV globally are dying as more of them get access to crucial antiretroviral drugs...

World AIDS Day, 9/11 and Miss Fire Island

John Polly | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Polly

Suddenly we jumped from Miss Fire Island 1983 to Miss Fire Island 1998. Um, what? At first, I was like, "Are all those queens from the '80s and '90s really so busy they can't be here?" Then I got it: the missing queens weren't missing. They were gone.