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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.

AmfAR Chairman Kenneth Cole: We're 'Dead Set' On Finding A Cure For AIDS By 2020

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living

You probably have heard Kenneth Cole's name in conjunction with his eponymous shoe brand, but the designer has another impressive title on his resume:...

Miley, We're Not Sure How You Even Put This Dress On

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment

Miley Cyrus left very little to the imagination when she hit the red carpet at the amfAR LA Inspiration Gala on Wednesday night. The event, which ...

Acting Outlaws: Battlestar Galactica's Katee Sackhoff Riding Full Throttle for a Cause

Dar Dowling | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact
Dar Dowling

Acting Outlaws is certainly about giving back, but it's also a rather beautiful story about the power of friendship.

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.

Dr. Joseph Sonnabend and the Battlefield of AIDS

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 09.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

Once HIV was established as the cause of AIDS, a new designation emerged for those who remained unyielding on this issue of etiology: AIDS denialism.

Celebrities Show Heart for amfAR's Inspiration Gala (VIDEO)

Daniel Garofali | Posted 08.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Garofali

The Normal Heart may have educated us on how events unfolded when the virus first became known but, as one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations, amfAR celebrates its success in funding more than 3,300 grants to researchers around the world working to find a cure.

Heidi Klum Actually Has A Reason To Go Topless This Time

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 06.01.2014 | Style

Heidi Klum may be known for her wildly successful modeling career and TV-show-hosting capabilities, but any fan of the 40-year-old also knows that she...

Captivating Cannes!

Emma McQuiston | Posted 07.23.2014 | Style
Emma McQuiston

As always, the Cannes Film Festival has been a sumptuously glamorous gathering of glitteratti. Hair done, nails done, everything did, I jetted off to...

PHOTOS: No One At The AmfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala Cares About Rules

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Style

Oh, celebrities. You never cease to amaze us with your disregard for rules. Take the amFar Cinema Against AIDS Gala at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival o...

AmfAR Cannes Gala Goes Red

WWD | Paulina Szmydke | Posted 05.13.2014 | Style

If Marilyn Monroe were still alive, she would surely wear red to this year’s Cinema Against AIDS gala. The amfAR benefit on May 22, widely consid...

Charity and Fashion in Arms for Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2014 (VIDEO)

Daniel Garofali | Posted 06.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Garofali

Each year there are new faces joining the cause but what is most inspiring are the friends that I see every year with as much passion, commitment and determination in working to educate and improve the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS.

Kenneth Cole Needs a History Lesson

Sean Strub | Posted 02.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Sean Strub

Kenneth Cole was on Chelsea Lately and rewrote history by erasing the role of the LGBT community in the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The problem was that too few others were listening -- not that we weren't speaking up.

Join the Fight Against HIV/AIDS by Getting Tested

Quinn Tivey | Posted 01.31.2014 | Impact
Quinn Tivey

At the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert, my grandmother, Elizabeth Taylor, gave some simple and on-point sexual advice: "Straight sex, gay sex, bisexual sex: use a condom -- whoever you are." Since her death, I've been striving to continue the fight against HIV/AIDS.

World AIDS Day, 2023

Alicia Keys | Posted 01.31.2014 | Impact
Alicia Keys

To borrow and reimagine the words of President Kennedy: We choose to end AIDS. We choose to provide access to treatment to everyone in the world living with HIV by the end of this decade, not because it is easy, but because it is hard. This is our moon shot.


Karin Badt | Posted 01.30.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

A sign of an exceptional actress: as she walked up the Red Carpet to the opening ceremony of the Marrakech International Film Festival, Sharon Stone,...

This 'Sex And The City' Star's Twitter Account Will Surprise You

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.14.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Most celebrities have embraced Twitter, but few have gone the route of actor John Corbett. Corbett, perhaps most famous for his role as Aidan on HB...

Goldstruck From the Ultimate Gold Fashion Show in Cannes

Lauren Kaminsky | Posted 07.29.2013 | Style
Lauren Kaminsky

This year's most coveted ticket at Cannes Film Festival has been a golden one. AmfAR's 20th Cinema Against AIDS Gala took place on May 23rd, 2013 and for the first time ever LoveGold was a sponsor.

If We Want an AIDS-Free Generation, Why Are We Cutting PEPFAR?

Chris Collins | Posted 06.18.2013 | Impact
Chris Collins

This downward funding spiral might make sense if there was a consensus that tackling AIDS has become less important, or if PEPFAR was not producing results. But the opposite is true.

Obama, the President Who Ends AIDS

Chris Collins | Posted 03.13.2013 | Impact
Chris Collins

This winter and early spring, when lawmakers are making big decisions about our course as a nation, we must act on science and on our humanitarian and diplomatic interests. We have the plan to end AIDS. Now is the time to fund it.

World AIDS Day 2012: A Roadmap for Ending HIV/AIDS

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

This World AIDS Day is a celebration of the achievements that have been made and the acceleration of progress in recent years, providing proof that ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic is not only feasible but achievable.

Dale Olson: "I Lived My Life My Own Way"

Tom Gregory | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Dale was the voice of damage-control, the pen of Oscar campaigns, and the heart of a movement that cultivated compassion in modern Hollywood. Laughter and caring were Dale Olson's trademark, entertainment was his business.

Riding For The Last One

Chris Salgardo | Posted 09.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Chris Salgardo

We are going to continue to do the Kiehl's LifeRide for amfAR until AIDS is finished. Until there is a vaccine. Until there is a cure. Until the first AIDS Quilt panel, which says, "The Last One," is sewn onto the quilt. And then we will ride for a new cause.

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy at Two: The Beginnings of Reform, and a Glimpse of Success

Chris Collins | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Collins

On the second anniversary of this country's first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy, it's worth thinking about what has gone right, and where we go next.

WATCH: Inside amfAR's Star-Studded, Music-Filled Inspiration Gala 2012

Daniel Garofali | Posted 08.11.2012 | Celebrity
Daniel Garofali