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All posts tagged "aids"

  • Crowd Gathers for D.C.'s World AIDS Day Vigil

    About 70 people, lit candles in hand, gathered Sunday evening at the ''Pillar of Fire,'' a sculpture at 14th and S Streets NW that marks...

  • Obama marks World AIDS Day with commitment of funds

    President Barack Obama marked the 25th annual World AIDS Day by announcing a series of new funding initiatives meant to combat the virus at home...

  • World AIDS Day 2013 via music

    The power of music is its universal ability to express feelings and emotions in a way that touches us all on any possible subject imaginable....

  • Talking Transmission

    A panel of LGBT advocates specializing in health and social welfare, moderated by MSNBC's Thomas Roberts, met Thursday, Nov. 21, as part of a webcast...

  • An Epidemic’s Leading Ladies

    Elizabeth Taylor just couldn’t take it anymore. A staggering number of people, including many friends and fellow celebrities, were falling ill and dying at a...

  • Swim for Life Surpassing Last Year's Success

    An annual swim competition that doubles as a fundraiser for four D.C.-area nonprofits is already on pace to beat last year's records, according to one...

  • Teaming Up for HIV Testing

    Whitman-Walker Health, the community nonprofit center that specializes in LGBT culturally competent care and HIV/AIDS, will be partnering with Walgreens pharmacy stores and Greater Than...

  • The Search Must Continue

    As HIV-vaccine trial participants, we grow accustomed to the routine blood draws, interacting with study staff and taking our computer-assisted interviews that catalog our risks....

  • Commitment to a Cure

    As an emigrant from a developing country in Sub-Saharan Africa, I know firsthand what HIV/AIDS has done to my home country. In 1990, 1992 and...

  • Home Is Where the Test Is

    Thinking about using the new rapid home HIV test? Let Sampson show you the ins and outs of OraQuick.One of the big developments in HIV...

  • Obama Administration Unveils Blueprint for “AIDS-free Generation”

    The Obama administration marked the upcoming World AIDS Day by releasing plans for combating and defeating AIDS around the world. During an appearance at the...

  • The Real McCoy

    He's the man about town who seems to know everybody, but who's hard to pin down. Not that you'd have a chance, since Nick McCoy...

  • Building Home

    The dog days of summer just may be the best time to check out the many museums Washington has to offer. By this time of...

  • 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...