Topics :: HIV

Iris House Hosts Women as the Face of AIDS Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Registration is now open for the 9th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit, a program of Iris House, the New York, Harlem-based AIDS service organization that has been helping women living with HIV for 20 years.

Russia May Fingerprint HIV-Positive Citizens

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
After cracking down on its LGBT citizenry last year, when President Vladimir Putin signed the controversial "homosexual propaganda" law, it looks like some Russian lawmakers are now taking aim at HIV-positive individuals.

3,000 Restaurants Participate in Dining Out for Life

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Apr 20, 2014
On Thursday, April 24, eat dinner out and help save the world! More than 3,000 restaurants across 60 North American cities will participate in Dining Out For Life, hosted by Subaru.

"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 18, 2014
On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians’ Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective.

In Uganda, Nurse Accused of Spreading HIV

By Rodney Muhumuza | Sunday Apr 13, 2014
A nurse who tried to give an injection to a distraught child was accused of attempting to infect it with HIV when she accidentally pricked herself, then tried to administer the injection.

Douglas Brooks Appointed Director of Office of National AIDS Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
The White House has announced the appointment of Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).

Engaging Youth Voices in the HIV & AIDS Response

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, and across the country, organizations are working via youth ambassadors to address the alarming health risk of HIV.

Gay Men Divide Over Use Of HIV Prevention Drug

By David Crary | Sunday Apr 6, 2014
A drug hailed as a lifesaver for many people infected by HIV is at the heart of a rancorous debate among gay men, AIDS activists and health professionals over its potential for protecting uninfected men who engage in gay sex without condoms

In HIVers, Meth Use Causes Faster Progression to AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
A San Diego study shows that MSM who use methamphetamine had greater T-cell activation and proliferation than nonusers, even though they had an undetectable viral load.

70 Percent of Men Find Barebacking With a Stranger ’Exciting’

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
Surprise, surprise: a majority of men admit that bareback sex with a stranger is exciting.