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Legends Of New York's Latex Ball Celebrate The History Of Voguing

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.25.2015 | Gay Voices

It's been 25 years since the Gay Men's Health Crisis created the annual Latex Ball in 1990 in response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic. Th...

For LGBT Pride Month, GMHC's Relaunched AIDS Buddy Program Reminds Us of Our Heroic Legacy of Love in Action

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 06.12.2015 | Gay Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

Comfortable in his various identities -- black man, mental health care provider, father--it took Washington some time to become comfortable revealing other aspects of himself: gay, HIV-positive.

Busted for Sex: Get tested... Or Get Prosecuted

Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 02.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D.

If you are unable to inform sexual partners that they may be at risk for an STD, you should not be having sex. Failing to do so only puts your health at risk (and that of your partners) but, if you are HIV+, also subjects you to criminal prosecution!

Know Your LGBT History: 4 Queer Events That Happened On Oct. 28

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices

In conjunction with the celebration of October as LGBT History Month, The Huffington Post will be providing you with "Know Your LGBT History" updates!...

Was The Head Of NYC's Largest AIDS Organization Forced Out?

| Posted 09.19.2013 | Gay Voices

By Mathew Katz, DNA Info CHELSEA — The head of the city's largest AIDS service organization was forced out by the board of directors after she a...

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

Marjorie Hill, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2013 | Gay 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.

LOOK: Cynthia Nixon Steps Out In NYC For A Good Cause

Posted 03.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Cynthia Nixon joined a glittering crowd of celebrities, activists and other personalities at the Gay Men's Health Crisis' (GMHC) fifth annual SAVOR di...

Building a New Generation of Leadership in the Fight Against AIDS

Josh Tjaden | Posted 03.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Josh Tjaden

Disclosing one's HIV-positive status is like coming out all over again. Many of my friends experienced embarrassment, misunderstanding, stigma and cruelty, even from their closest friends and family members.

Continuing the Family Legacy in AIDS Activism

Joseph Neese | Posted 04.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Joseph Neese

A crucial part of achieving an AIDS free generation is recruiting a new contingent of HIV and AIDS activists to carry on the work that my uncle began. That is why I joined GMHC's Millennial Committee which is developing new, young donors.

How GMHC's Savor Dinner Nourishes People Living With HIV and AIDS

Wilson Rodriguez | Posted 03.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Wilson Rodriguez

Isolation. Stigma. Shame. Words I would have not connected to cooking until I came to work at GMHC 10 years ago. Our clients deserve the best and I purchase the best quality of food I can get.

Who Are Our Angels In The Epidemic?

Janet Weinberg | Posted 02.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Janet Weinberg

On Saturday, Dec. 8, we bore witness to our "angels in America" -- our continuum of GMHC families. First stop: the Harlem Children's Zone, the location of the annual holiday party for families that GMHC works with who are living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.

30 Days Of LGBT Holiday Giving: Give A Gift To Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

For the rest of the holiday season, in lieu of a traditional gift guide, we'll be featuring a different LGBT organization for our "30 Days Of LGBT Hol...

The Heart In The Art: HIV Artists Express Range Of Emotions In Historic New Exhibition

Chuck Gomez | Posted 01.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Chuck Gomez

Some 46 artists living with HIV/AIDS are behind the 169 vibrant pieces, all selected by GMHC, one of one of the world's best-known AIDS-fighting charities and community-based organizations.

All Hands On Deck For People Living With HIV And AIDS After Hurricane Sandy

Janet Weinberg | Posted 01.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Janet Weinberg

Many people in NYC living with or affected by HIV and AIDS were hit hard. Our clients are among the poorest and most vulnerable New Yorkers, and the outcome of the hurricane continues to have a disproportionate impact on them.

Show Me The 'Get To Zero' Money!

Marjorie Hill, Ph.D. | Posted 12.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Marjorie Hill, Ph.D.

What was captivating about the 2012 International AIDS Conference was the vision of an AIDS-free generation that was often invoked. We have the tools to get to "zero new HIV infections," though I am not convinced we have the collective commitment yet. And we definitely don't have the money.

The Living Room

Marjorie Hill, Ph.D. | Posted 10.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Marjorie Hill, Ph.D.

On Saturday, August 11, we reflect on the first meeting of Gay Men's Health Crisis' six founders in a living room. We think of the horrors they experienced, the courage they summoned as new activists and their historic legacy.

From Village To Village In NYC, Still Battling AIDS Stigma

Marjorie Hill, Ph.D. | Posted 06.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Marjorie Hill, Ph.D.

While the word "stigma" sounds archaic and perhaps biblical, its lethal reach is ever-present, blocking people from HIV testing, imprisoning HIV-positive people in fear of rejection from families and friends, and setting up people for sexual violence if they try to negotiate safer sex.

PHOTOS: Photographer Mike Ruiz And Others Help Create GMHC's New HIV Prevention Campaign

Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

On Saturday, January 21, celebrity photographer, Mike Ruiz donated his time to take photos for Gay Men’s Health Crisis's (GMHC) HIV testing and prev...

Simon McCormack

Marjorie Hill Helps People Rise Above HIV/AIDS | Simon McCormack | Posted 10.26.2011 | Impact

When addressing the challenge of changing behavior, Marjorie Hill says it's easy to blame the victim. "There's always a tendency to look at the per...

GMHC: Moving Forward in the Fight to End the Epidemic

Marjorie J. Hill | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York
Marjorie J. Hill

As we at Gay Men's Health Crisis make our new house a home, we begin a new conversation about HIV/AIDS -- an ongoing conversation that looks to current and upcoming needs.

Walk with Me: AIDS Walk New York 2011

Janet Weinberg | Posted 06.12.2011 | New York
Janet Weinberg

We keep hearing that the AIDS crisis is over. Well, I am here to tell you it is not. There is much more to be done.

Change to Medicaid Drug Coverage in NY Budget Would Hurt People Living With HIV

Janet Weinberg | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York
Janet Weinberg

The ultimate decisions regarding patients' drug regimens should rest with the prescriber, not the State Health Commissioner, who has absolutely no familiarity with a patient's health status.

Tonight in New York City -- A Celebration, A Feast, And a Reason to Tweet

Andrew Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrew Daley

Gay Men's Health Crisis is celebrating thirty years of serving those in NYC who are living with HIV/AIDS; providing critical services and support to tens of thousands of New Yorkers over the decades.

Sex, Drugs and the History of an Epidemic (Slideshow)

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

A massive collection of material has been donated to the New York Public Library by the Gay Men's Health Crisis, the first organization to provide HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy.

Gay Men's Health Crisis Moving Uptown | LOIS WEISS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After a two-year-plus search for a new home -- during which it was turned down by numerous property owners -- the Gay Men's Health Crisis will be movi...