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"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.

Bailey House Holds Annual Gala & Auction

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
On March 27, Bailey House will hold their 2014 Gala & Auction at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers in New York City. The Gala will honor the heroism of individuals and organizations that help further the Bailey House mission.

Ask the Doc: A Cure for HIV?

By Demetre Daskalakis | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Five years ago, experts would have scoffed at the idea of a cure for HIV. Today, it may be closer than ever.

Obama’s HIV Budget Shows Commitment to Domestic Programs

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
President Barack Obama released his domestic budget for HIV prevention and treatment this month, and AIDS service organizations are mostly pleased with the distribution of funds to the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.