All posts tagged "hiv"

  • Apple Approves D.C. Condom App

    Out of condoms and lube? There's an app for that. Apple Inc., maker of the iPhone, recently approved a new mobile application – commonly called...

  • Keeping Up with AIDS 2012

    Though the official start for the XIX International AIDS Conference – marking the conference's return to the U.S. after a 22-year absence due to the...

  • True Talk

    Back when I was still a young HIV-prevention worker in the long-ago 1990s, I came across a new campaign for gay men that had launched...

  • Strategizing Ahead of AIDS 2012

    A panel of experts on HIV/AIDS told a room full of journalists at Tuesday media briefing that the right federal policies could essentially end the...

  • Networking for Women

    Ahead of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), an Oakland, Calif.-based HIV/AIDS organization for women is partnering with the conference to advocate for research...

  • Stopping Stigma

    Even at 30 years and counting, and even among gay men, HIV/AIDS is still an unknown entity. Justin Goforth, director of the medical adherence unit...

  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation Challenges Obama on AIDS Conference Attendance, Policies

    With less than two weeks until the kickoff of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington, one key participating organization is expressing dismay...

  • Diaspora and Disparity

    Education and awareness can prove powerful tools in the fight against HIV/AIDS. While that might seem obvious to some, it's especially important in underserved, poorer...

  • Serious Business

    Next month, Washington will play host to AIDS 2012: The XIX International AIDS Conference and its 20,000 delegates from nearly 200 countries – including 800...

  • Epidemic Update

    When Whitman-Walker Health, the local community health center specializing in LGBT and HIV/AIDS care, hosts its July 21 forum on HIV/AIDS at George Washington University's...

  • AIDS Quilt: 25 Year Anniversary [video]

    The AIDS Memorial Quilt has returned to Washington, D.C., where it will celebrate its 25th anniversary. The quilt, which now contains more than 48,000 panels...

  • AIDS Quilt's Double Duty

    The AIDS Memorial Quilt, marking its 25th anniversary, is returning to D.C. The quilt, memorializing the victims lost to HIV/AIDS, was last displayed in full...

  • District Releases Annual HIV Report

    The theme yesterday with regard to HIV/AIDS and other transmittable diseases affecting the District was that progress is being made, but there's certainly more work...

  • Home Front and ''Heroes''

    Wallace Corbett knows HIV better than most. As co-chair of the DC Community Coalition (DCC), a cross-section of people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS...

  • Confronting the Virus

    Think of it as the ''It Gets Better'' campaign for people affected by HIV. Washington-area blogger and HIV activist Justin B. Terry-Smith is asking people...

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