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Aids Epidemic

Seeing the End of AIDS Takes More Than Just Hope

Georgia Arnold | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Georgia Arnold

Is there truly the political will, the communal will, and the global funding to really change the course of this epidemic to get to where we need to be? While HIV is still not curable, it is treatable and certainly preventable.

Turning the Tide Together: How the Local Church Helps Fight the Aids Epidemic

Don Golden | Posted 07.24.2012 | Impact
Don Golden

In the past the Church has unfortunately missed many opportunities to reach out in compassion to those living with HIV/AIDS. But now that is changing; the Church is accepting and loving them and using their local organizational influence to make a difference.

Battle of the Glam Rock Fairies 2012: Jobriath A.D. vs. Adam Lambert

Tomas Mournian | Posted 07.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

Caught by the military police, Campbell spent six months in a military psych hospital, suffered a nervous breakdown and began writing the songs that lead to his later reemergence as "Jobriath."

Fighting AIDS on Fire Island

Denise Roberts Hurlin | Posted 09.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Denise Roberts Hurlin

I'm the first to admit I'm not your typical Fire Island Pines visitor. I go to the legendary gay enclave as founding director of Dancers Responding to AIDS. But even more, I go because my heart still breaks when I learn of friends who have recently tested positive for HIV.

The Worsening and Under-noticed AIDS Epidemic in Black America (WATCH)

SnagFilms | Posted 09.15.2012 | Black Voices
SnagFilms

While such support is a necessary and honorable, the SnagFIlms documentary Out of Control: The AIDS Epidemic in Black America shows us how AIDS continues to be a deeply damaging disease in the United States, and more specifically, in the Black Community.

March To Keep The Promise On AIDS

Richard Giannone | Posted 09.15.2012 | Religion
Richard Giannone

After three long decades that changed AIDS from a gay to universal disease, the entire country should join LGBT people join at the Washington Monument to reassert our commitment to AIDS prevention, treatment and, above all, cure.

WATCH: Is The End Of AIDS In Sight?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.13.2012 | Black Voices

In the time it takes to read this article, someone in the United States will contract HIV and, according to recent statistics, there's a 50 percent ch...

Researchers Show Newfound Optimism On AIDS

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- An AIDS-free generation: It seems an audacious goal, considering how the HIV epidemic still is raging around the world. Yet more than 2...

National HIV Testing Day: 9 Reasons Not To Skip It (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 06.26.2012 | Black Voices

On the eve of National HIV Testing Day 2012, the stakes are exceptionally high for African-American men and women. Since last year's efforts by th...

Friday Friends: I Feel Pride

Christopher Caen | Posted 08.22.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

It's Pride Weekend here in the 49-acre woods, and everyone's dance card is filling up faster than a Marina District bar at happy hour, and yes that goes for me too.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Beyond Voguing: 'Paris Is Burning' Ball Scene Offers New Insight In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Black Voices

"A house? Let's see if we can put it down sharply. They're family," Dorian Corey says, 25 minutes into the iconic 1990 film "Paris Is Burning." "This ...

Zambia: Only I Remain

Chinemu | Posted 08.19.2012 | Impact
Chinemu

To honor my late family, I have opted to speak out on AIDS. Change begins with me. I am on a personal campaign to encourage women to get tested and to replace ignorance with knowledge; shame with liberty.

WATCH: Powerful New AIDS Documentary Is The First Of Its Kind

Sarah Medina | Posted 06.14.2012 | San Francisco

A powerful new documentary chronicles the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco, which plagued the city's flourishing gay community in the early...

'We Were Here': Remembering the AIDS Epidemic of the 1980s

David Weissman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Gay Voices
David Weissman

We Were Here has taken me on an incredible journey of rediscovery -- of forgotten details of terrible suffering, of moments of extraordinary generosity, but, mostly, of a kind of bewilderment that this whole nightmare actually happened.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

What You May Not Know About The Fight Against AIDS

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Black Voices

It's been a big month in the fight against HIV and AIDS. On May 10, a panel of federal advisers gave a thumbs up to the first drug shown to prevent HI...

Make Every Day Mother's Day

Michel Sidibé | Posted 07.09.2012 | Impact
Michel Sidibé

There are three simple things we can all do to ensure babies everywhere can be born free from HIV. Together we can go from 390,000 children becoming infected with HIV each year to zero.

Giving Power to Couples to End the AIDS Epidemic

Michel Sidibé | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Michel Sidibé

For the AIDS response, couples' testing and counselling should be one more turning point to expand options to strengthen the impact of HIV prevention and treatment.

A Mother's Day Tribute For Women In Need

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri | Posted 07.02.2012 | Religion
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

Happy Mother's Day to every mother on this planet. We acknowledge your sacrifice, your hardships and your undying love. We only hope that we can give back a fraction of what you have given to us.

Addressing Disparities, Promoting Health Equity and Ending HIV/AIDS

Jeffrey Levi | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Levi

We've come a long way in the battle against HIV/AIDS. However, we must remain vigilant: We cannot ignore the startling statistics of new HIV infections of gay and bisexual men, especially among black and Hispanic men.

Keith Haring Work Gets VIP Sale

AP | Posted 03.30.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Sotheby's is holding an exhibition in New York of 32 artworks by the late pop artist Keith Haring. Most of the art is available for privat...

How The Internet Has Truly Changed Activisim

Kate Otto | Posted 05.27.2012 | Impact
Kate Otto

There are many ways in which our digitized world has allowed us to raise awareness like never before, but ACT UP's legacy reminds me that the Internet can give us the easy way out sometimes.

Grannies Revisit Motherhood Because Of Uganda's HIV Epidemic

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri | Posted 05.08.2012 | Impact
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

In 2008 we began to help our students' caretakers, their elderly grandmothers. What began as a handful of guardians has blossomed into a program assisting over 6,200 grannies who are self-organized into 91 groups in three districts.

Book Blames Colonialism For Birth Of AIDS In Africa

Posted 04.30.2012 | Black Voices

It sounds like a scene out of the 1995 film "Outbreak," but authors Craig Timberg and Daniel Halperin are touting some real-life evidence that pinpoin...

Testing For HIV Together: The New Gay Relationship Milestone?

AP | By CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 01.19.2012 | Gay Voices

CHICAGO -- Newly dating and slightly anxious, two men bared their arms for blood tests and pondered the possibility that one of them, or both, could b...

WATCH: Local 'Rent' Production Promotes 'Vulgarity,' Critics Say

Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts

"I can't repeat some of the things people say on camera." Says George Green, Executive Artistic Director of the Lake City Playhouse in Idaho when aske...