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LGBT People of Faith at the International AIDS Conference

Rev. Rebecca Voelkel | Posted 09.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Rebecca Voelkel

Many days, I am faced with so many possible things to do that I get overwhelmed. What is the right thing to do? What is the just thing to do? What is the faithful thing to do? Right now, there is a clear answer to all of these questions.

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...

WATCH: AIDS In Black America

Posted 07.10.2012 | Religion

Every 10 minutes, someone in the United States contracts the AIDS virus. Half are black. Thirty years after the AIDS virus was first reported among ga...

Young People Are Shaping a New Era of Global Citizenship for Solidarity and Social Justice

Michel Sidibé | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Michel Sidibé

Approximately 5,000 young people from all around have come together to help UNAIDS develop its strategy for engagement with youth. Using a crowdsourcing approach, they have produced a set of recommendations for how to move the agenda on HIV and young people forward.

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...

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 ...

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...

To Invest in Africa's Future, Finish the Fight Against AIDS

Michel Sidibé | Posted 05.14.2012 | Impact
Michel Sidibé

Africa is now poised to push towards a new vision of: zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. And it needs everyone's support.

Why Angels in America Still Matters Today

Gregory Trotter | Posted 05.01.2012 | Chicago
Gregory Trotter

When Tony Kushner's Angels in America returns to Chicago this April, it will be a milestone in a shared history spanning nearly two decades.

President Obama's Commitment To An AIDS-Free Generation (and How To Make It Happen)

Chris Collins | Posted 04.07.2012 | Impact
Chris Collins

Now is the time for governments rich and poor, donors, providers, researchers, and advocates to find new resources -- and make smarter use of them -- to begin to end the most deadly epidemic of our time.

WATCH: Fischer On 'Poppers' And Gay Sex, As Well As 9 Of His Other Rants

Posted 01.23.2012 | Gay Voices

For a man so adamantly against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) lifestyles, Bryan Fischer just can't seem to stop discussing them on the ...

Secretary of Health Calls for Local-Global Partnerships to End AIDS

Ben Zucker | Posted 02.06.2012 | DC
Ben Zucker

On a cool winter's night in our nation's capital, a packed house of public health activists and policy makers came together to celebrate progress and remember those who have died of AIDS related diseases.

World Aids Day: 8 Years Poz, the Lessons of Living With HIV

Scott Foval | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York
Scott Foval

It is important for me to tell those who are newly diagnosed to understand, having HIV does not mean your life is over. You have a lot to live for, and I am an example of what happens when one doesn't give up.

On World Aids Day -- Go Out and Get Tested

Christine C. Quinn | Posted 01.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Christine C. Quinn

On World AIDS Day -- and truly every day -- it's important to remember that our most powerful weapon in the fight against HIV/AIDS is -- and has always been -- our voice. So talk to someone you love or care for today about HIV.

Marking World AIDS Day

Rep. Barbara Lee | Posted 01.31.2012 | Black Voices
Rep. Barbara Lee

This year marks 30 years after the first discovery of AIDS cases in the United States. While we have come a long way, we have much more work to do. Our country's global leadership will never be more important than at this pivotal moment.

Time to Bring the AIDS Fight Home

David Ernesto Munar | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago
David Ernesto Munar

It's time to retire another worn-out dichotomy: the global v. domestic response to AIDS. We need a unified commitment and a detailed plan for fighting the epidemic at home and abroad.

Getting Louder in the Call for an AIDS-Free Generation

Chip Lyons | Posted 01.12.2012 | Impact
Chip Lyons

The fact that an HIV-positive woman can have an HIV-negative baby is one of the greatest but least known success stories in the 30-year fight against AIDS.

Creating an AIDS-Free Generation

Neil G. Giuliano | Posted 01.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Neil G. Giuliano

It's important that we examine our own combination prevention strategy, because what's effective in sub-Saharan Africa will not necessarily be effective in the U.S. There are four things we can do right now to create our own AIDS-free generation.

At the 10-Year Mark, the Global Fund Readies for a New Chapter

Natasha F. Bilimoria | Posted 01.08.2012 | Impact
Natasha F. Bilimoria

Last month, an independent high-level panel issued a report on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the world's largest financier ...

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.

HIV/AIDS Epidemic Traced Back In 1921 In New Book

Posted 12.24.2011 | Gay Voices

A Canadian professor's groundbreaking look at the genesis of the AIDS virus is generating global buzz for shedding new light onto the world's most dev...

Time to Start Talking

Vanessa Cullins | Posted 11.15.2011 | Black Voices
Vanessa Cullins

While STIs cross all racial lines, African Americans are disproportionately at risk for such common infections as chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, and syphilis. African-American women must take the first step to protect our health: Talk about sex.

Michelle Obama Arrives In Botswana

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 08.24.2011 | World

GABORONE, Botswana — Visiting Africa on a goodwill mission, first lady Michelle Obama defended her husband Friday against criticism that he isn'...

The 30-Year Fight Against AIDS and for Patient Rights

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 08.09.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

In the last thirty years there has been no respite in the fight against disease: not for patients, not for doctors, not for researchers. I strongly believe that the fight against AIDS can be won.