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Aids Walk New York

AIDS Walk New York: More Critical Than Ever

Kelsey Louie | Posted 05.20.2016 | New York
Kelsey Louie

This year, AIDS Walk New York also served as an important reminder. We were reminded of the incredible, supportive community we have today. In the earliest, darkest days of the epidemic, AIDS was a death sentence. Our elected officials wouldn't even utter the word.

NYC Drag Star Candy Samples: "Why I Walk for HIV/AIDS..."

Jed Ryan | Posted 03.31.2016 | Queer Voices
Jed Ryan

Underneath the red wig and the makeup, Candy Samples is Will Harrell, a boyish and rather shy native of Astoria, Queens. For Harrell, HIV/AIDS awareness is personal.

AIDS Walk at 30 Years: The End of AIDS Is in Sight

Kelsey Louie | Posted 05.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelsey Louie

Thirty years ago, New Yorkers took their first step together for what would become an annual spring tradition: AIDS Walk New York. Today, thanks to advances in medicine, AIDS is no longer a death sentence and life expectancy can be normal for many living with HIV.

AIDS Walk at 30 Years: A Long and Winding Road

Brad Hoylman | Posted 05.15.2016 | New York
Brad Hoylman

Thirty years ago, New Yorkers took their first step together for what would become an annual spring tradition: AIDS Walk New York. Today, thanks to advances in medicine, AIDS is no longer a death sentence and life expectancy can be normal for many living with HIV.

It's Raining Unique: Alex Newell and Martha Wash

Wayne Anderson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Anderson

I got up early on Sunday morning and ventured out into the rain to catch the opening ceremony for the New York AIDS Walk 2013. I was rewarded for my effort with these fabulous performances by Alex Newell ("Unique" on the television show Glee).

AIDS Walk NY: Not Even a Heart Attack Can Keep Walkers Away

Chuck Gomez | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Chuck Gomez

One year almost to the day of suffering a heart attack, I'm proud to back again. I will also be walking to honor the memory of Charles Romo, a humanitarian who was taken away from us all too quickly in a senseless act of violence.

Using Her Megaphone to Fight AIDS: An Interview With Lisa Lampanelli

Marjorie Hill, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marjorie Hill, Ph.D.

Recently I visited with comedy's lovable "Queen of Mean" and also one of Gay Men's Health Crisis' heroes, Lisa Lampanelli.

Why I Missed The AIDS Walk But Pledge To Go Next Year

Dan Heching | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dan Heching

The AIDS Walk is not about me. Whatever it represented for me when I was younger was simply the feelings of a scared kid, feelings I've clung to as a way of continuing to build distance between where I am and true, ultimate self-acceptance.

PHOTOS: Nick Jonas Hits The Streets For AIDS Walk New York

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This year's AIDS Walk New York (AWNY) shone a little brighter this year with the help of a Jonas brother. Just before wrapping his run in the Broa...

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...

Why I'm Walking To Fight AIDS: The Battle Is Far From Over

Chuck Gomez | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Chuck Gomez

Like almost all those who walk in the AIDS Walk New York, my reasons for participating are deeply personal. I feel as if I've witnessed the war against AIDS on the front lines. Let me tell you why.

AIDS Walk New York Exceeds Expectations

Huffington Post | Thibault Chareton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- The 24th AIDS Walk New York, the annual walkathon that raises money for local AIDS service organizations, took place in Manhattan on Sunda...