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Aids Quilt

Why I Cannot Yet Sew a Panel for the AIDS Quilt

Jamie Davis | Posted 03.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie Davis

A mammoth chunk of my soul shattered on that day, but I know that his death was but one tragedy amongst countless others.

An AIDS Quilt Songbook: Sing for Hope

David Browning | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts
David Browning

I'm happy projects like this take a step toward educating people, and take many steps toward supporting AIDS/HIV services and research organizations through sales proceeds.

An AIDS Quilt Songbook: Sing for Hope

Camille Zamora | Posted 01.31.2015 | Impact
Camille Zamora

On World AIDS Day in 2012, the New York City-based "artists' peace corps" Sing for Hope marked the twentieth anniversary of the classical music world's first organized response to the AIDS crisis.

AIDS Quilt Returns to New York

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 10.12.2014 | Impact
Gregory G. Allen

It's been more than 10 years since the AIDS quilt has been unfurled in New York, but thanks to Kiehl's LifeRide 5 it was back for two days. The way each panel is opened, lifted and the eight people all pivot before placing it down. A beautiful moment to experience.

Dancing Around HIV: When Do You Know If You've Ever Done Enough?

Jeff Berry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jeff Berry

There are some days when I embrace the work, my activism, and keeping up with the latest about HIV/AIDS. And there are other days when I want to forget about it all and just escape. Because no matter what I do it never seems like it's enough, or that I could somehow be doing it better, or that maybe I waited too long to decide to act.

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Cleve Jones

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cleve Jones was in his early 20's when he first met Harvey Milk. His life soon changed as he began interning for the famous LGBT rights pioneer and la...

Spiritual AIDS Quilts Offer Messages Of Loss And Love

Posted 07.25.2012 | Religion

During the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., sections what is known as the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be shown around the city ...

The AIDS Quilt Is Now Available Online

By J. Bryan Lowder | Posted 07.25.2012 | Home

In June of 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on five strange cases of a rare pneumonia in homosexuals; by the end of that ...

A Quilt For Charlie: Remembering My Brother Who Died Of AIDS

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 09.18.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

It is particularly distressing to me that women -- including women in my age group -- are a growing population of new HIV cases. Many people past menopause don't understand that just because they can't get pregnant doesn't mean they don't need to practice safe sex.

The Pride That Was Earned During the AIDS Crisis

James Peron | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Peron

Pieces of memories vanish. Other pieces are just filed away. You're aware they are there, but don't want to go back. There was too much pain, too many tears. But pain and tears helped us reach the place we are at today, both as a community and as individuals.

LOOK: AIDS Quilt Returns As Part Of Folklife Festival

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival begins this week and unlike previous years where themes have been focused on countries or regions...

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: AIDS Quilt Returns To Its Birthplace | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.13.2012 | San Francisco

In 1987, a group of San Franciscans created a quilt to honor the memories of loved ones lost to AIDS. Over the last 25 years, the quilt has traveled t...

Richard Lewis: Greetings From Hell

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Marshall Fine

Richard Lewis is on the phone, shot out of a cannon almost as soon as you pick up the receiver.

LGBT Community Impacted Personally By Politics Against Gay Rights

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In response to a rash of recent news reports about young gay people committing suicide because of harassment, the Family Research Council will begin a...