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

Daniel Garofali | Posted 04.09.2014 | 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.

SHARON STONE HONORED BY THE MARRAKECH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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

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PHOTOS: Carine Roitfeld's amfAR Fashion Show Goes Dark

Posted 05.25.2012 | Style

As promised, Carine Roitfeld's fashion show at Thursday night's amfAR gala in Cannes brought a host of all-black gowns to darken up the the south of F...

PHOTOS: Celebs Go Bold For amFAR 2012

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams & Jessica Misener | Posted 05.25.2012 | Style

Drama reigned supreme at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala 2012 at the Cannes film festival on Wednesday night. Co-chaired by Alec Baldwin, the annua...

Cannes Is Getting Its Own Fashion Show

Posted 05.16.2012 | Style

Don't let anyone else tell you otherwise: black is the new black. At least that's Carine Roitfeld's message, as the former Vogue Paris editor-in-ch...

PHOTOS: A New Look For Janelle Monae?

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices

The annual amFar Gala to raise money for AIDS research, prevention and education took place last night in New York City. Tons of stars attended to sho...

PHOTOS: Fashion Royalty, Celebs Come Out For amfAR Gala

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 02.09.2012 | Style

A-listers ventured through the snow in New York on Wednesday to fete the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) at the organization's annual be...

Ten Years of The Global Fund: a Crossroads and a Choice

Nancy Mahon | Posted 03.31.2012 | Impact
Nancy Mahon

Ending the AIDS epidemic is no longer a hopeful metaphor -- it is a choice. Do we begin to end this disease now, or do we blithely pass it on to future generations?

Chaka Khan, Andy Cohen, And Alan Cumming Celebrate AmfAR's 25th Anniversary At Ken Fulk's Studio

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 01.08.2012 | San Francisco
Oscar Raymundo

Chaka Khan's intimate performance in San Francisco was to celebrate amfAR's 25th anniversary with a benefit dinner and dance party. And who can kick-off a dance party better then the Queen of Funk?

Global Health Investments: A Payoff for the U.S.

Chris Collins | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Chris Collins

All of us can agree that we need to spend our tax dollars as wisely as possible, and with that in mind we must recognize how important our global health investments are, providing security and diplomatic advantages to the United States.

Makings AIDS History

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 09.27.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

"Making AIDS history," this year's Capitol Hill conference organized by amfAR the Foundation for AIDS research, is of particular significance as the w...

Thirty Years On, A Stark Choice on AIDS

Kevin Robert Frost | Posted 08.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Kevin Robert Frost

We've come a long way in 30 years, and in many respects progress on AIDS is one of the most remarkable success stories in the history of biomedical research.

A Step Forward in Tackling America's AIDS Epidemic (Now the Work Begins)

Chris Collins | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home
Chris Collins

With states facing draconian cutbacks in public health, the federal financing role is more important than ever.