World AIDS Day 2011



Our yearly commemoration of AIDS Day includes our award-winning film series "Faces of AIDS," as well as resources and a round-up of first-rate editorial features on the state of the epidemic.



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Does NYC Adequately Fund HIV/AIDS Service Organizations?

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg honored HIV/AIDS service providers at his annual World AIDS Day breakfast at Gracie Mansion, he announced proposed budget cuts to programs that help New Yorkers with the virus.

New England Cities Commemorate World AIDS Day

LOCAL | By Joe Siegel | Dec 6
Buildings in downtown Boston and Providence were illuminated red in commemoration of World AIDS Day on Thursday, Dec. 1, while Rhode Island’s First Lady was among the public figures who participated in events to mark the day throughout the region.

Floridians Commemorate World AIDS Day 2011

LOCAL | By Steven Skelley | Dec 2
Florida public health officials commemorated World AIDS Day with a virtual memorial to those who have succumbed to the epidemic. With more than 100,000 Floridians with HIV, the state has the country’s third highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rate.

Video: Gray Speaks at World AIDS Day Vigil in Dupont Circle

AIDS | By Michael K. Lavers | Dec 2
Speaking at a World AIDS Day candlelight vigil in Dupont Circle on Thursday, Dec. 1, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray stressed his administration remains committed to fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Washington.

Texas HIV/AIDS Advocates Promote Testing on World AIDS Day

AIDS | By Eric Miller | Dec 2
With roughly 65,000 people living with HIV in Texas, local HIV/AIDS service providers and public health officials used World AIDS Day to encourage testing as a means to further combat the epidemic.

AIDS Day 2011: Advancements in HIV

HIV/AIDS | By Andrew Clark | Dec 2
Recent developments in HIV research, from gene therapy to antiretrovirals to long-term remission, continue to provide hope to those living with HIV/AIDS.

Georgians Commemorate World AIDS Day

AIDS | By Steven Skelley | Dec 2
From Atlanta to Savannah and Athens, Georgians paused on Thursday, Dec. 1, to commemorate World AIDS Day.

Obama: Fight Against AIDS Remains a Global Struggle

POLITICS | By Michael K. Lavers | Dec 1
Speaking at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., on World AIDS Day on Thursday, Dec. 1, President Barack Obama announced an additional $50 million in funding to combat the domestic epidemic.

AIDS Day 2011: HIV-Positive in the Military

HIV/AIDS | By Shaun Knittel | Dec 1
Marcus Tibbets joined the U.S. Navy right out of high school. Since becoming a sailor, his life has changed in many ways. This February, he tested positive for HIV.

AIDS Day 2011: HIV and Dating in the Digital Age

HIV/AIDS | By Megan Barnes | Nov 30
The web has revolutionized the ways gay men connect, even providing sites catered to those who are HIV-positive. But it can also create a second closet of stigma.

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