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AIDS Activist - Bob Bowers

One Tough Pirate

One Tough Pirate – Bob Bowers, also known as “Da Pirate,” is a 25-year thriving survivor of HIV/AIDS. Bob is a well respected National youth HIV/AIDS educator in schools and colleges. He is also the Founder and President of HIVictorious, Inc.  Recently, we get a chance to chat with Bob about life, tats and more[…]

Manchester Gay Pride 2014

Manchester Gay Pride A celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life. LGBT events have been taking place in Manchester for over 23 years over the August Bank Holiday weekend and the current Manchester Pride organisation has been staging the annual event since 2003. Manchester Pride is now positioned as the UK’s leading Pride event.[…]

Dublin Pride

Answers to Things You Were Afraid to Ask When Serving LGBT Communities

If you’re a social worker working with LGBT communities, you may have questions that you don’t want to bring up whether you don’t want to seem ignorant or whether you don’t want to offend your clients. But it’s important to find answers so that you can have a better understanding of how to help. Here[…]

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amfAR Announces New Grants Funding Young Researchers

amfAR just announced a new round of grants through its Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research, which supports and encourages bright young HIV/AIDS researchers.  Each of the six grants is for $125,000 and range from cure research to vaccine development – and researchers span from La Jolla, CA, to Baltimore, MD. I’d like to[…]

Positive Youth

Positive Youth – young HIV+ heroes!

Following four HIV+ positive youth in four different North American cities. An inspiring portrait of four fabulous young HIV+ heroes! The directorial debut of out gay actor Charlie David (Judas Kiss, Mulligans, Dante’s Cove), this uplifting film follows four HIV+ positive youth (late teens to mid 20s) in four different North American cities in cinema[…]

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LOVE IS THE CURE

Never before has mega-star Elton John shared details of his life—including his struggles with drugs, alcohol, and fame—as he does in his first book, about his life and his fight to bring an end to AIDS. For the first time ever Elton John tells his own intensely personal story. Filled with exclusive details about his[…]

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SUPREME COURT RULING HUGE VICTORY FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS

San Francisco, June 28, 2012 — Today the United States Supreme Court delivered a huge victory to nationwide efforts to establish a health care system that works for everyone, including the 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States. By upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), today’s decision delivers on the promise of[…]

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SAN FRANCISCO’S CASTRO DISTRICT HOSTS LARGEST SHOWING OF AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT IN 25 YEARS

To occur during the week of Valentine’s Day, this free exhibition will honor those loved and lost over the past three decades. January 26, 2012 – San Francisco, CA – Courtesy of Under One Roof (www.underoneroof.org), the NAMES Project Foundation (www.aidsquilt.org), the AIDS Emergency Fund (www.aef-sf.org), and San Francisco businessman Petyr Kane, sections of the[…]

National AIDS Grove

Light in the Grove

  18th Annual World AIDS Day Observance Light in the Grove On the eve of World AIDS Day, more than 500 supporters of the Grove gathered for the “Light in the Grove” event, a special evening of remembrance, renewal and commitment for loved ones lost to AIDS. Much of the Grove’s 7.5 acres were illuminated[…]

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Should I Bareback?

Dear Janeen: I met this really nice guy and we’ve been dating for awhile. The sex is good but now he wants to bareback. What should I do? AIDS & HIV Research Info A great question.  The fact that you are asking it tells me something bothers you about the idea of bareback. Before you[…]