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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.

amFAR New York Gala Kicks Off Fashion Week For AIDS Research

Kyle Hotchkiss Carone | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kyle Hotchkiss Carone

On the heels of New York Fashion Week and its self-serving ways, the amfAR New York Gala managed to once again remind the city's power players that th...

Elton John, Chelsea Clinton & Anna Wintour Kick Off Fashion Week At amFAR Gala (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

A flock of fashionistas and fashion-supporters headed to Cipriani Wall Street on Wednesday to kick off the fall shows at the amFAR New York Gala. Some...

Interview: The Multifaceted Kenneth Cole

Huffington Post | Lindsay Flans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Kenneth Cole, the incredibly multi-dimensional designer--he is the chairman of The American Foundation for AIDS Research, as well as the creator of A...

How HIV Prevention Has to Change

Chris Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Collins

Without important changes in the way our country addresses HIV/AIDS, in five years the annual rate of 56,000 new infections is more likely to grow than to decline.

AIDS Day: Ex-Modestan Talks About Disease That Claimed Both his Parents

Kristofer Eisenla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kristofer Eisenla

World AIDS Day is a day to remember. A day to remember those you know who have passed away or who are still fighting the virus.

Ricky Martin Honored At amfAR's Black Tie/Black Leather Gala

AP | NICOLE EVATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Ricky Martin has stepped out in style at an AIDS research organization's New York City gala celebrating men's fashion. It's one of hi...

Dining with Dictators

Galima Bukharbaeva | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Galima Bukharbaeva

What constitutes a "scandal" at Cannes, the annual gathering of glitterati, usually focuses on a badly cut dress or a bitchy comment. This time, however, the scandal is real.

The Other Health Care Debate

Chris Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Collins

If we aim to lead the world toward a more comprehensive approach to global health, we must be willing to fund it. The fiscal year 2011 budget should include increased investments in addressing the deadliest infectious diseases.

Lady Gaga's Face Pearls At AmFar Party (PHOTO, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Lady Gaga may have outdone herself by doing what possibly no one has ever done before: gluing pearls to her face. And her body. The singer attended th...

Patrick Liotard-Vogt, New Kid On The Block: Swiss Mogul, 25, On Buying Harvey Weinstein's Shares In ASMALLWORLD

Sabine Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sabine Heller

Patrick Liotard-Vogt is a 25- year-old with big ideas, and a bank account to finance them. The Swiss media mogul earned his stripes this week when he bought out Harvey Weinstein's shares in ASMALLWORLD.

World AIDS Day: Women's Rights And AIDS

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

While HIV originally affected men in the 1980s, the lack of prevention efforts for women has resulted in a startling development: there are now more women than men living with HIV/AIDS.

President Obama's New $5 Billion Investment Is a Welcome Boost for HIV/AIDS Research

Kevin Robert Frost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Robert Frost

Time and again we have seen our investments in AIDS research pay off with the development and testing of prevention interventions and the discovery of powerful new treatments for people living with HIV.

An Unrivaled Ally in the Fight Against AIDS

Kevin Robert Frost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Robert Frost

What was clear to me in my meeting with Ted Kennedy was how much he genuinely cared about fighting -- and winning -- our battle against the AIDS epidemic.

A Crucial Step for Advancing HIV/AIDS Prevention

Kevin Robert Frost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Robert Frost

With more flexibility to use federal funds for evidence-based programs, including syringe exchange programs, local governments and agencies will be better equipped to combat HIV transmission in their communities.