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Do More Than Make Some Noise

Mandeep Dhaliwal | Posted 03.01.2017 | Home
Mandeep Dhaliwal

The theme of this year’s Zero Discrimination Day is Make Some Noise. Raising our voices in solidarity for compassion, diversity, equality, inclusion...

Free at Last: HIV, Parenthood and Caregiving

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 02.13.2017 | Women
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

The chance of passing on HIV to your child through conception has been virtually eliminated by the use of biomedical prevention.

We Shall Overcome: HIV/AIDS Advocacy In 2017

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 01.12.2017 | Impact
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

The fight against the virus has always been a struggle. This election did not change that fundamental truth. Much work remains to be done to achieve the end of the epidemic. We all need to keep advocating.

The Circles That Divide Us: No More Business As Usual In Fight Against HIV And AIDS

John Barnes | Posted 01.12.2017 | Healthy Living
John Barnes

In recent weeks, I find myself referring frequently to this quote, from Martin Luther King: “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose in...

Young Foreign Girls in Delhi's Biggest Red Light District

AsiaToday | Posted 12.18.2016 | Home

[The G.B Road is the biggest red light district in Delhi housing nearly 3,500 female sex workers./ Photographed by Jeong In-seo] By Jeong In-seo, Ne...

Remember Their Names: World AIDS Day 2016

Bruce Ward | Posted 12.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Bruce Ward

It has been three decades since that photograph was snapped in the blazing Fire Island sun. I am powerless to bring any of those friends back. But I must remember their names. They must not be forgotten.

The Lack Of HIV Treatment Resources In Poor Countries Threatens Everyone

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.06.2016 | Healthy Living

Global health agencies are succeeding in getting more people with HIV on antiretroviral therapy, a combination of drugs that suppress the virus to und...

This Campaign Highlights The Personal Stories Of Those Affected By HIV

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.05.2016 | Queer Voices
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A campaign that highlights stories of individuals affected by HIV is back and shining a powerful and personal light on their lives and experiences. ...

The Keystone Of The Global AIDS Response

Helen Clark | Posted 12.05.2016 | Impact
Helen Clark

By Helen Clark & Michel Sidibé Clark and Sidibé explain how the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS delivers results through strategic partnerships acros...

How D.C.'s Mayor Plans To End The HIV Epidemic In The Capitol's Backyard

The Huffington Post | LaurenWeber | Posted 12.07.2016 | Politics

More than 13,000 people are living with HIV in Washington, D.C. That’s 2 percent of the city’s population, or double the rate that constitutes an ...

Experts Say 2016 Was A Banner Year For HIV/AIDS Research

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.02.2016 | Healthy Living

There is still no cure or vaccine for HIV/AIDS, which affects approximately 37 million people around the world. But there is reason to hope that the g...

Watch Prince Harry And Rihanna Get Tested For HIV Together

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living

Two new besties came together again for one important cause on World Aids Day. Prince Harry attended a “Man Aware” event in Barbados on Thursday d...

These Posters Vividly Document The History Of The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 12.01.2016 | Queer Voices

World AIDS Day, which has been recognized annually on Dec. 1 since 1988, is “an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, ...

Ending AIDS: Progress And Peril On This World AIDS Day 2016

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

By Susan Blumenthal, MD, MPA It was unusual 30 years ago for a world-famous movie star to fight for a health issue in the halls of the U.S. Congress. ...

Making The Children Of Key Populations A Priority For Equitable Development

Lisa Bohmer | Posted 11.30.2016 | Impact
Lisa Bohmer

This post was co-authored by Lisa Bohmer and Noreen Huni, Chair and Co-Chair of the Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS Allow me to introduce you...

On World AIDS Day, Let's Confront The Challenging Problem Of HIV/AIDS In The Black Gay Community With Renewed Honesty And Action

Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W. | Posted 11.30.2016 | Black Voices
Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

People who know better do better. We owe it to those who didn't make it, to do what we can now to end this disease, once and for all.

Opiates Are Threatening To Undo 3 Decades Of HIV Progress

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living

The United States’ ongoing opioid epidemic may be undoing the hard-fought public health gains of HIV/AIDS reduction, according to a U.S. Centers of ...

Patti LaBelle: We Can't Ignore The AIDS Epidemic Like The Election

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.29.2016 | Black Voices

Patti LaBelle is on a mission to help combat the fight against HIV/AIDS. On Nov. 30, the legendary singer will join Common, JoJo and others in Los Ang...

Coat of Many Colors: The 2016 POZ 100 Celebrates The South

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 11.22.2016 | Impact
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

I am a born and bred Yankee. New York City is where I call home, but the South has a special place in my heart. My first experience in the South was a...

New Series Explores The Challenges Of Coming Out Of The HIV 'Closet'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.21.2016 | Queer Voices

Danny Pintauro has joined the cast of a colorful web series about the challenges of coming out of the HIV “closet” in 2016. The “Who’s the Bo...

Exciting Discovery Sparks New Hope For Future HIV Vaccine

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.18.2016 | Healthy Living

Scientists have discovered an antibody that can powerfully neutralize many variants of the most common strain of HIV, opening up a door for researcher...

What does it take to control an epidemic? Learning from Thailand's experience

Dr. Timothy Mastro | Posted 11.14.2016 | Impact
Dr. Timothy Mastro

Earlier this summer, the HIV/AIDS effort achieved a notable accomplishment that the rest of the public health community may have overlooked, missing a...

A Promising Study Reveals New Hope For An HIV Cure

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.11.2016 | Healthy Living

A new experimental HIV vaccine, when combined with a compound that stimulates a person’s immune system, demonstrated potential for a path to curing ...

Woman Whose Boyfriend Knowingly Infected Her With HIV Opens Up About Life 10 Years Later

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.07.2016 | OWN

When Diane Reeve began dating a network security analyst named Philippe Padieu, she fell head-over-heels for the charming Frenchman. “He made me fee...

Gene Study Clears 'Patient Zero' As Cause Of U.S. HIV Epidemic

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.26.2016 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Genes taken from archived blood samples show the U.S. AIDS epidemic started in New York in the early ...