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Michael Weinstein

Phill Wilson: Still Answering the Black AIDS Call at 60

Karen Ocamb | Posted 04.19.2016 | Black Voices
Karen Ocamb

"Either we were going to die or we were going to have to fight, and still we might die. Die or fight or both. I had just met Chris. I had just found myself. I wasn't ready to let either go. So, we fought to make sure we did whatever we could to not die -- and to make sure our friends did not die."

Subpoenas and Community Condom Policing: The War on Condomless Porn

Katherine Koster | Posted 08.28.2016 | Los Angeles
Katherine Koster

Last week, three large adult industry STI testing and treatment facilities were served subpoenas demanding the release of adult performer medical records dating back to 2007.

Lawyer For Accused Cop Killer Seeks Change Of Venue (READ THE MOTION)

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.02.2015 | Crime

Pointing to the district attorney's campaign materials and the considerable publicity surrounding the case, the attorney for accused cop killer Eric F...

Robin Hood Foundation

Ann Paisley Chandler | Posted 02.15.2015 | Impact
Ann Paisley Chandler

"There is no more compassionate and effective way to help poor people in New York City than to give to Robin Hood."

Prominent HIV/AIDS Organizations Oppose California's A.B. 1576

Eric Paul Leue | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric Paul Leue

Let's be honest: The intentions of California's A.B. 1576 are, at best, unclear. While mandatory STI testing threatens privacy and individual rights of adult film performers, it is doubtful that enforcing outdated prevention efforts onto performers and productions will do any good for anyone.

PrEP Yourself: Making Better Sense of the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Debate

Daniel O'Neill | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Daniel O'Neill

Fighting amongst ourselves does nothing to advance the discussion and bring greater clarity to ending HIV. MIchael Weinstein's comments about Truvada being a "party drug" may have been flippant and imprecise, but in that sense he is no guiltier than those who flatly promote PrEP as "90- to 99-percent effective" without clarifying that such rates of risk reduction are hypothetical.

Why I Started a Petition to Remove the Head of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Eric Paul Leue | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric Paul Leue

I have nothing against Weinstein as a person, nor do I mean to devalue his past achievements or the AHF in general. I simply question his role as a leader of an HIV organization and as an influential public figure on HIV issues.

State Condoms In Porn Bill Fails

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 11.14.2013 | Los Angeles

Within weeks after several porn performers tested positive for HIV, a bill to require adult film actors throughout California to use condoms when shoo...

Chuck Norris: A Bar of Soap and a Box of Rocks

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

The perpetual tug-of-war that Chuck Norris and I are party to is nothing less than a life and death fight for the heart and soul of not only the U.S. Military, but also our nation itself and, ultimately, the world.

West Point Think Tank Buries the Dynamite

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

The United States Military Academy at West Point's Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) is often referred to as a "think tank," whose primary mission is t...

Amanda Terkel

Discredited Pastor No Longer Appearing At Pentagon Prayer Breakfast | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A controversial pastor with a history of exaggerating his background is no longer scheduled to be the featured speaker at Wednesday's Pe...

Amanda Terkel

Pentagon Prayer Breakfast To Feature Discredited Pastor | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ray Giunta has been publicly called out for illegally taking $10,200 from a cemetery board, falsely claiming to have advanced degrees an...

FACE OFF: Two Experts Debate Condoms In Porn Controversy

Posted 03.08.2012 | Los Angeles

In August of 2011, the adult film industry in Southern California voluntarily shut down production when a performer tested positive for HIV. Less t...

Bill Clinton Was Right About Wasted HIV/AIDS Funding

Sen. Tom Coburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Tom Coburn

A renewed commitment to saving lives has never been more critical. Despite the significant success of the United States bilateral relief efforts the global fight against AIDS is now at risk of failure. This is unacceptable.

Ford Awarded the First "Don't Give Up the Ship!" Award by Washington Hot Spot

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

Around the same time Michael Weinstein, the C.E.O. of Ark Restaurants, was wading through the horrors of our health care system trying to help a frien...