Topics :: HIV/AIDS

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.

Long-Term AIDS Survivor Runs Boston Marathon for Victims

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
On Monday, April 21, long-term AIDS survivor Stephen Kovacev returned to run in this year’s Boston Marathon, in honor of those who lost their lives.

Pride Center to Tackle PrEP in April 30 Forum

By Christiana Lilly | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
A daily pill that can prevent HIV infection? It almost seems to be too good to be true, so that’s why the Pride Center is hosting a forum to discuss Truvada.

GMHC Teams With DragOn for Experimental Drag at The Dollhouse

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
On Saturday, April 26 at the Maritime Hotel in Chelsea, the drag ball DragOn will bring together friends and community for an outrageously fun night of creative costumes and competition, all to benefit Gay Men’s Health Crisis.

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.

Body Counts

By Sean McShee | Saturday Apr 19, 2014
Long time HIV survivor Sean Strub has played a central role in the movement for self-empowerment of the HIV infected. Recently, he has focused on issues of HIV criminalization. Now he’s published a memoir.

Miss Universe Named Madrina of Latino Commission on AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
During a special ceremony at Macy’s Herald Square on April 16, Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler was named the new Madrina of the Latino Commission on AIDS, to welcome her as an international spokesperson to help deliver their message of HIV prevention.

Housing Works Hosts Benefit Concert with Rebecca Pidgeon

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
On April 18, British singer/songwriter Rebecca Pidgeon will present "Live From Home: An Evening with Rebecca Pidgeon," a benefit concert for Housing Works.

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.