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Warrior Or Victim? How Shall We Live In The Face Of The Continuing AIDS Plague?

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
John-Manuel Andriote

How shall we live, knowing the time of youthful athletic prowess is brief, knowing, as HIV/AIDS reminds us, that life is fragile, precious and short? For me, in my life, with my time, I choose not to be a victim.

CDC Unveils New Unprecedented HIV Survey For Gay And Bisexual Men

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2012 | Gay Voices

HIV among gay and bisexual men is increasing and a new study -- unprecedented in its comprehensiveness and scope -- is underway to find out why. "...

Greg Louganis On Living With HIV: 'I Didn't Think That I'd See 30'

Posted 08.02.2012 | Gay Voices

"Back in 1988 when I was diagnosed with HIV, we thought of HIV as a death sentence." That's what Greg Louganis told CNN host Piers Morgan yesterda...

Am I Covered? 13 Things To Know About The New No Co-Pay Rule

Posted 08.01.2012 | Women

In theory, your health comes before everything else, and and there are few things more worth your money than the costs to maintain it. In theory. Befo...

HIV/AIDS: It's Not Just What You Do, It's Where You Live

Dr. Amy Nunn | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Nunn

A mounting body of scientific evidence shows that where you live, your race and your socioeconomic status -- not just behaviors -- strongly correlate with HIV infection.

Sex Workers Unite After Getting Banned From D.C. AIDS Conference

Posted 07.30.2012 | Impact

Though sex workers weren't even permitted to participate, they managed to take a stand at the International AIDS Conference. World leaders, politi...

Lila Shapiro

HIV And Young Black Gay Men: New Study Shows Group To Be Most At Risk

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.31.2012 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- For years, there was a widespread perception that AIDS just affected gay, white men and heroin users. The perception was never reall...

Queeries: Your Top 10 Sex Etiquette Questions In The Age Of AIDS

Steven Petrow | Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Steven Petrow

As the XIX International AIDS Conference winds down, it's never been clearer how crucial it is that we remain honest, patient, and respectful of each other -- whether in the bedroom or in any other room you like.

From The Sports Desk: Chasing An End To AIDS

David Ernesto Munar | Posted 09.25.2012 | Chicago
David Ernesto Munar

Conquering AIDS is now not unlike conquering a marathon -- it's a long road, no doubt, but with dedication, perseverance and sheer muscle (the political and fiscal kind) it's imminently doable.

David Lohr

Prostitute Allegedly Solicits Reporter During Police Interview

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

Those who illegally prostitute themselves for money typically avoid the glaring eyes of police and the media. It would, after all, be somewhat difficu...

Democracy, Trust and WikiLeaks: A Conversation With the Mother of Julian Assange

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.26.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

I believe that people such as Julian Assange, movements such as Occupy Wall Street and those behind the Arab Spring, actually want change for a better, not worse and more chaotic, world. But their image and their hard work is being hijacked and manipulated.

First Trip to the U.S. and Covering the AIDS March 2012 'Keep the Promise'

Sthokozo Mabaso | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Sthokozo Mabaso

We all want to keep fighting to find a cure for HIV/Aids. It occurred to me that not only South Africa is facing the HIV epidemic. It was such an honor to take part in the march. As a young and HIV positive person, it gives me hope.

"Gay Day" at the International AIDS Conference (AIDS2012)

Mark S. King | Posted 09.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Mark S. King

Since less than 5 percent of the programming for AIDS 2012 is targeting to MSMs (Men who have Sex with Men), a special one-day pre-conference is held the day AIDS 2012 convenes to address the needs and issues of this population.

What The 2012 International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference Means For Global Health

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

The fight against HIV/AIDS is by no means over, but we are at the tipping point where we can look back and see that something once unthinkable IS possible and within reach.

$2M Slated For Puerto Ricans With HIV/AIDS

AP | Posted 08.04.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico is slated to receive more than $2 million in federal funds to help those on a waiting list for HIV/AIDS medicatio...

Born Free: Delivering On The Promise Of The Global Plan Towards Elimination Of Mother To Child Transmission Of AIDS

Sally Osberg | Posted 09.23.2012 | Impact
Sally Osberg

We think of innovations as new technologies, but in healthcare, innovations are often as simple as a pregnant woman with HIV talking with a similarly-affected peer who has successfully navigated the treatment process.

What a Difference a Decade Makes

Michel Sidibé | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Michel Sidibé

For the first time in many years, a new message is on the lips of the people on the frontlines -- together, we will end AIDS.

Zach Carter

Obama Trade Policies Draw Protest From AIDS Activists, Trade Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of people marched on the White House and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Tuesday to protest a new trade agreeme...

A Legal Remedy?

Shereen El Feki | Posted 09.23.2012 | World
Shereen El Feki

Diverse laws, across multiple legal systems, have one thing in common: by punishing those who have HIV, or the practices that may put them on the frontlines of infection, they only serve to drive people further away from disclosure, testing and treatment -- fuelling, not fighting, the global epidemic.

Sir Elton John: 'A Teen's Compassion Made Me Want To Change My Life'

MailOnline.com | Sir Elton John | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living

Ryan White was 18 when he died in April 1990. He had suffered enormously in his short life as a haemophiliac who was then ostracised when he developed...

How Much Do You Know about HIV/AIDS?

Sheila C. Johnson | Posted 09.22.2012 | Black Voices
Sheila C. Johnson

Over the last 30 years, our understanding of AIDS has improved dramatically, bringing us to a point of unprecedented possibility and hope. Now is the time to build on that momentum, and end the epidemic for good.

Making AIDS History: Achieving an HIV-Free Generation

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Of great concern right now is that the remarkable progress toward ending AIDS that has been made over the past decades is being threatened by a decline in resources and the threat of budget cuts to support HIV research and services worldwide.

AIDS 2012: 4 Myths Debunked

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick | Posted 09.22.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick

We must make the commitment to boldly move forward to broach uncomfortable discussions -- no matter how difficult, sensitive and offensive our messages may be, because these conversations will ultimately save lives.

International AIDS Conference Opens At Key Turning Point

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Science now has the tools to slash the spread of HIV even without a vaccine – and the U.S. is donating an extra $150 million ...

PHOTOS: AIDS Quilt, Global Conference Return To D.C.

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 09.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The world's largest AIDS conference returned to the U.S. on Sunday with a plea against complacency at a time when the epidemic is a...