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The War to Defeat AIDS Must Continue

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I have heard some people refer to our current era as one in which HIV/AIDS and the discrimination surrounding it no longer pose major physical and social barriers. Unfortunately, nothing can be further from the truth even though much has improved since those terrible early years.

The Beautiful Sadness of Dallas Buyers Club

Mark S. King | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Mark S. King

A river of infected blood runs through Dallas Buyers Club. So too do bruises that won't heal and purple skin lesions and flakes of dry, reddened skin. And that's kind of beautiful. Because that's what AIDS looked like in 1985. I had never seen AIDS shown this way in a film.

Movie Review: Dallas Buyers Club

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Having squandered most of this century's first decade being a movie star, Matthew McConaughey has approached its second stanza as an actor. The results have been salutary.

Robert's Walk With AIDS (Part 3): The Homecoming

Gary Nelson | Posted 09.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Gary Nelson

Robert still had money from Jim's life-insurance policy, so he felt he'd be fine, at least for a while. His body had recovered from the pneumonia, and he had started taking the miracle drug, AZT, which promised to delay the symptoms of AIDS and prolong the lives of AIDS patients.

We Can Teach Old Drugs New Tricks -- and We Should

Michael Manganiello | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Michael Manganiello

There isn't one person in this country who hasn't been touched by ALS, Parkinson's, MS, Alzheimer's, spinal cord injury, cancer, diabetes and thousands of other diseases and conditions. And for every American who is suffering, there is potentially an already approved drug waiting to be rediscovered.