All posts tagged "hiv"

  • Sudden Departure

    During a news conference on Tuesday, June 8, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty announced that Dr. Shannon Hader has resigned from her position as senior deputy...

  • Mixed Messages on Blood

    After a generation of gay men grew up being prohibited from donating blood after having had sex with just one man even one time since...

  • Community Service

    Though no one could imagine in 1991 what would grow from an effort to meet the basic needs of people living with HIV/AIDS in D.C.'s...

  • Blood Talk

    Following up on a March announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services, the June meeting of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and...

  • Strategizing AIDS

    The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) presented a tentative outline of a National HIV/AIDS Strategy during a community meeting in D.C. and...

  • Deciphering the Data

    Standing at a lectern in front of the Wanda Alston House, one of the nation's few transitional homes specifically for LGBT youth, Thursday, March 25,...

  • Doctor, Doctor

    Back in the very early 1990s, not long after college and in the depths of my great post-collegiate career crisis — fancy speak for ''educated...

  • 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....

  • Finding Hope

    Watch a random episode of The Simpsons and you may well hear a panicked Helen Lovejoy -- the reverend's wife -- screaming, ''Won't somebody please...

  • Viral Campaign

    Sometimes advertising becomes art. Case in point: Andy Warhol's iconic Campbell's Soup cans. Thinking broadly, Jeff McElhaney's advertising campaigns of the 1980s and '90s might...

  • ''Hollaback'' Help

    Local transgender activist Dee Curry describes the newly formed ''Hollaback'' support group for transgender people as ''a place where transgenders feel they can come, talk,...

  • Us Helping Us Stretching

    Besides coffee and a shower, I don't have time for anything else in the morning before jumping into the daily grind. That's my excuse for...

  • Gloves Come Off

    Silence filled the auditorium at the University of the District of Columbia Monday evening as about 200 attendees and a panel of speakers waited and...

  • HIV test at Whitman-Walker Clinic

    Having recently come out of a long-term, mostly sexless relationship -- my first, actually -- HIV tests have been somewhat of an enigma to me....

  • Out on the Trail

    Jerry Cowden is in the final stretch of fulfilling his lifelong dream -- literally. After setting off from his Arlington home on May 2 with...

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