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All posts tagged "hiv"

  • 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...

  • Christopher Barnhill

    Christopher Barnhill may be only 25 years old. But to hear this Metro Weekly Next Generation Award winner tell it, he's already fulfilling his life's...

  • HIV Bills Moving Swiftly in D.C.

    Two bills designed to increase awareness and promote a dialogue on HIV/AIDS between patients and service providers are closer to becoming law after being passed...

  • Global LGBT News Briefs: Ads and Infection

    London Mayor Bans ''Conversion Therapy'' Bus Ads Advertisements promoting ''conversion therapy'' – which claims to make gay people straight – scheduled to run on some...

  • Whitman-Walker Touts Growth, Fiscal Health

    Whitman-Walker Health, the local community health center specializing in the treatment of HIV/AIDS and LGBT health care, announced Monday that it is projecting an operating...

  • Don't Tell, Go to Jail

    Two bills – one already introduced, one being drafted – in the Maryland General Assembly would classify transferring the HIV virus to another individual as...

  • Locals Mark World AIDS Day

    About a hundred community members and religious and civic leaders gathered at dusk at the fountain in Dupont Circle Dec. 1 for a candlelight vigil...

  • World AIDS Day 2011

    It is Dec. 1. It is time, again, to mark World AIDS Day. As with winter, soon to follow, one might say that AIDS is...

  • Battling the Blood Ban

    Blood may be thicker than water. But a ban on blood donations may be thicker still. Members of George Washington University's Lambda Law, the LGBT...

  • Clinton's HIV Address

    In a major address delivered Nov. 8 at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said that more than...

  • An Angry Heart

    Larry Kramer, with his dog Charley, in his Manhattan home (Photo by Chris Geidner) Since the publication of Faggots in 1978, Larry Kramer has been...

  • Walking for Whitman-Walker

    Rain and snow flurries may have kept some away, but failed to dampen the mood of some 5,000 participants in Washington's 25th Annual AIDS Walk...

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