Topics :: HIV/AIDS

GMHC Teams With DragOn for Experimental Drag at The Dollhouse

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
On Saturday, April 26 at the Maritime Hotel in Chelsea, the drag ball DragOn will bring together friends and community for an outrageously fun night of creative costumes and competition, all to benefit Gay Men’s Health Crisis.

3,000 Restaurants Participate in Dining Out for Life

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Apr 20, 2014
On Thursday, April 24, eat dinner out and help save the world! More than 3,000 restaurants across 60 North American cities will participate in Dining Out For Life, hosted by Subaru.

Body Counts

By Sean McShee | Saturday Apr 19, 2014
Long time HIV survivor Sean Strub has played a central role in the movement for self-empowerment of the HIV infected. Recently, he has focused on issues of HIV criminalization. Now he’s published a memoir.

Miss Universe Named Madrina of Latino Commission on AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
During a special ceremony at Macy’s Herald Square on April 16, Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler was named the new Madrina of the Latino Commission on AIDS, to welcome her as an international spokesperson to help deliver their message of HIV prevention.

Housing Works Hosts Benefit Concert with Rebecca Pidgeon

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
On April 18, British singer/songwriter Rebecca Pidgeon will present "Live From Home: An Evening with Rebecca Pidgeon," a benefit concert for Housing Works.

Douglas Brooks Appointed Director of Office of National AIDS Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
The White House has announced the appointment of Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).

Engaging Youth Voices in the HIV & AIDS Response

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, and across the country, organizations are working via youth ambassadors to address the alarming health risk of HIV.

Trauma of AIDS Epidemic Impacts Aging Survivors

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Apr 6, 2014
Three decades ago, Tez Anderson learned he was HIV-positive and watched countless friends, lovers, and associates be felled by AIDS. The traumas exacted a psychological toll as he aged.

In HIVers, Meth Use Causes Faster Progression to AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
A San Diego study shows that MSM who use methamphetamine had greater T-cell activation and proliferation than nonusers, even though they had an undetectable viral load.

70 Percent of Men Find Barebacking With a Stranger ’Exciting’

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
Surprise, surprise: a majority of men admit that bareback sex with a stranger is exciting.