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All posts tagged "aids"

  • Lending an Ear

    In the District, people talk about HIV/AIDS -- a lot. Of course, with a statistical profile that puts D.C. on par with sub-Saharan Africa when...

  • Life Songs

    After a recent dress rehearsal with the Capitol Pride Symphonic Band, director Joe Bello was feeling emotional. ''They actually moved me to tears on the...

  • Radically Relevant

    This year, 2008, marks two bittersweet 20-year anniversaries: World AIDS Day, first observed Dec. 1, 1988, and Us Helping Us, People Into Living Inc., incorporated...

  • Terry's Turn

    PreventionWorks, a 10-year-old, local, nonprofit organization working in HIV-prevention and health advocacy, announced Nov. 13 that Philip Terry will be serve as the group's new...

  • Patrick Sammon, President, Log Cabin Republicans

    Listen to Sean Bugg's new Podcast for Metro Weekly Hear the interview from:Patrick Sammon of the Log Cabin Republicans METRO WEEKLY: From your -- or...

  • H. Alexander Robinson, Chief Executive Officer, National Black Justice Coalition

    METRO WEEKLY: From your -- or your organization's -- perspective, what is the most immediate effect of the presidential election on the LGBT community? H....

  • Jon Hoadley, Executive Director, National Stonewall Democrats

    METRO WEEKLY: From your -- or your organization's -- perspective, what is the most immediate effect of the presidential election on the LGBT community? JON...

  • Paul Kawata, Executive Director, National Minority AIDS Council

    METRO WEEKLY: From your -- or your organization's -- perspective, what is the most immediate effect of the presidential election on the LGBT community? PAUL...

  • Exposure to Art

    Local artist Frank Muzzy is literally exposing himself for this year's Art for Life, the annual Whitman-Walker Clinic art auction benefit. A noted painter of...

  • UHU Turns 20

    Us Helping Us, People Into Living Inc., will soon mark 20 years of working to prevent HIV infections among black gay and bisexual men, and...

  • Honor Roll

    DC Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, an organization that tackles a variety of issues in solving problems that affect D.C. residents and employees, last...

  • HIV and Aging

    Getting older does not make you any less susceptible to HIV and AIDS. ''For both gay and heterosexual people, there's the disbelief that somehow if...

  • New Day

    The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA), based in Silver Spring, launched the National HIV Testing Day more than 15 years ago. Now it...

  • Candid Camera

    Sitting in his doctor's office on June 2, Justin Smith breaks down and begins to cry. Just a few seconds earlier, when asked by his...

  • Ban on the Run

    Anyone reading the coverage of the 17th International AIDS Conference, held Aug. 4 to 8 in Mexico City, likely spotted the quote by Ron MacInnis,...