Topics :: HIV/AIDS

Fashion for a Cause at Getting to Zero Guild of ASF Orange County

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
On August 21, Getting to Zero, the AIDS Services Foundation Orange County's newest guild, will hold its second fashion show in the Marc Pridmore Designs Studio.

Thousands to Attend GMHC's Latex Ball

By EDGE | Monday Aug 11, 2014
Nearly 3,000 people from around the world are expected to attend GMHC's 24th Annual Latex Ball, including fashion models, designers, famous photographers and members of House and Ballroom community.

HIV Infections Rise, Thwart Brazil's AIDS Efforts

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Saturday Aug 9, 2014
Even as HIV infection rates have begun declining in many other places, cases have been slowly rising in Brazil - with the sharpest jump among youths 15 to 24.

St. Jude's HIV Clinic-Based Audio Project Empowers Patients

By EDGE | Friday Aug 8, 2014
The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital VOICES project uses contemporary technology to tap an ancient and powerful clinical tool -- the patient's own story -- as a way to empower and inspire patients.

Joe Norton's 'The Truing'::Taking the AIDS Ride to The Fringe Festival

By Andy Smith | Friday Aug 8, 2014
Of the almost 200 works featured in the 14th edition of The New York International Fringe Festival, playwright and long-time AIDS activist Joe Norton's new piece "The Truing" looks to be among the most intriguing.

Philly's Bebashi Holds Annual "Breast Fest"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 7, 2014
On August 13, Philadelphia's AIDS Service Organization Bebashi-Transition to Hope partners with Fox Chase Cancer Center to hold their Fifth Annual Breast Fest, a daylong event to promote breast health and overall wellness.

Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.

World Aids Museum and Educational Center

By Mike Halterman | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
It's been nearly three years since the World AIDS Museum was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and since then nearly all of the hopes and dreams of the Museum's Board of Directors have been fulfilled.

ACRIA and Amida Care Host "Dialogue for Life" with Douglas Brooks

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 4, 2014
On August 7-8 in New York City, ACRIA and Amida Care will co-host "Dialogue for Life" forums, led by Douglas Brooks, the newly appointed Director of The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).

Ryan White's Mother Visits D.C., Urges Congress to Maintain Commitment

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
On June 30, Jeanne White-Ginder -- the mother of Ryan White -- returned to D.C. to remind lawmakers of the continued importance of maintaining and fully funding the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.