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  • To Remember and Renew

    During the first three decades of HIV and AIDS, more than 575,000 Americans lost their lives. This week, as we mark the 30th anniversary of...

  • Two Decades and Change

    The last time the United States hosted the International AIDS Conference, leading researchers were discussing ''combination drug therapy'' as the likely future of HIV/AIDS treatment....

  • Executive Exchange

    Following weeks of criticism from gay activists, bloggers and political leaders, President Barack Obama welcomed more than 275 members of the GLBT community to a...

  • Clinical Restructuring

    Whitman-Walker Clinic announced Jan. 10 that it will layoff more than 10 percent of its workforce as part of a ''restructuring'' of the long-time GLBT...

  • Healthy Relationship

    Among the infamous milestones of the HIV pandemic, June 2005 and the figure 46 percent stand out for African-American gay men. It was then that...

  • Cheers and Tears for Hattoy

    In what may have been exactly the sort of politically star-studded event the recently deceased Bob Hattoy would have appreciated -- and, some would argue,...

  • Capital Pride Heroes 2005

    Each year, the Capital Pride Planning Committee selects a number of individuals to honor as ''Capital Pride Heroes.'' These honorees have gone above and beyond...

  • Baker Bids Clinic Farewell

    After five years at the helm, Cornelius Baker is stepping down as the head of Whitman-Walker Clinic. The Dec. 15 announcement comes not long after...

  • Letter from Cornelius Baker

    As Charles Dickens wrote, ''it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.'' For the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community, it...

  • Pride + Vote = Power

    ''Rock the vote.'' ''Every vote counts.'' ''Choose or lose.'' ''Vote as if your life depended on it.'' Each election cycle we hear the admonishments. From...

  • Legendary Ladies

    ''It's not a huge evening, '' says A. Cornelius Baker of ''A Celebration of Life, '' the Whitman-Walker Clinic's eleventh annual Spring gala. ''It's not...

  • Far From Over

    It's been a long time since the first World AIDS Day in 1988. In those earlier days of the epidemic, it was one of many...

  • AIDS Walk's Last Stand?

    September 1992. As thousands of marchers wend their way through Washington's streets, the clouds that had started the morning a bit ominously break apart for...

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