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Watch Trailer: “How to Survive a Plague” Fearful Nation Has Stopped AIDS From Becoming a Death Sentence

HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE is the story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of an epidemic, demanded the attention of a fearful nation and stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence. This improbable group of activists bucked oppression and, with no scientific training, infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify promising new medication and treatments […]

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Eastpak Artist Studio: Designers Against AIDS Backpacks

Some leftfield interpretations of the humble backpack. 130 artists and creative types were given the chance to produce impractical, highly individual versions of Eastpak’s simple carrier. Contributors such as Johnny Marr, Tiefschwarz, Tom Deacon and Julie Verhoeven have all taken part, with proceeds going to the Designers Against AIDScharity. Available from today, grab yourself a collectors piece […]

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News: Jane Lynch, AIDS Funding Crisis, When Do Gay Kids Start “Acting Gay”? DADT Over,

Activists Launch Twitter Campaign To Raise Awareness Of AIDS Funding Crisis The ADAP Advocacy Association has launched a Twitter campaign calling on President Obama to end waiting lists for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), a national initiative funded by the federal and state governments and run by the states that provides prescription drug coverage for low-income people with HIV/AIDS. […]

Health Queer News

SF CA: Art for AIDS Celebrates 15th Anniversary Supporting UCSF AIDS Health Project| September 23, 2011

Art for AIDS celebrates 15th Anniversary Supporting UCSF AIDS Health Project with “Phantom” Star and Artist, Franc D’Ambrosio on September 23, 2011. San Francisco, CA—The UCSF AIDS Health Project announced the 15th annual Art for AIDS auction will take place on Friday, September 23, 2011, 6:00–9:00 PM. More than 700 supporters are expected to converge at The Galleria in the […]

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Hey Baby Face, Kiehl’s for amfAR: LifeRide for amfAR

  Motorcycles and cream, love it. (remove mind from gutter here) Maintaining a long-standing tradition of supporting HIV/AIDS charities, Kiehl’s Since 1851, has announced the Limited Edition Ultra Facial Cream to benefit amfAR. The Limited Edition Ultra Facial Cream will launch during the second annual Kiehl’s LifeRide for amfAR, a seven-day charity motorcycle ride up the […]

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LENNOX SLAMS WORLD LEADERS OVER HIV POLICY

Singer ANNIE LENNOX has urged world leaders to change their policy on tackling HIV in a bid to conquer the virus. The former Eurythmics star is a leading campaigner for women’s rights and Aids prevention, and she was invited to address the HIV Priorities for Positive Change: In Women’s Words conference at the United Nations […]

Health

HIV/Aids Program Receives 10 New Mobile Clinics as it Looks to Expand

“The Trucking Wellness program is not glamorous, but it works.” via www.engineeringnews.co.za SOUTH AFRICA-The Trucking Wellness programme on Friday received ten new mobile clinics, used to combat the spread of HIV/Aids in the trucking industry, taking its fleet to 15 units. The Sprinter-model clinics are used to provide primary healthcare, voluntary counseling and testing, screen […]

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RIP Lovely Liz Taylor 2/27/1932 – 3/23/2011

Elizabeth Taylor dies; screen legend was 79: Elizabeth Taylor, a voluptuous, violet-eyed actress who lived a life of luster and anguish and spent more than six decades as one of the world’s most visible women, was known for her two Academy Awards, eight marriages, ravaging illnesses and work in AIDS philanthropy. Related Articles RIP Elizabeth Taylor: […]