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The HIV Shower Selfie Challenge Raises Awareness and Funds Towards Ending AIDS #weareALLclean

The HIV Shower Selfie Challenge Raises Awareness and Funds Towards Ending AIDS #weareALLclean

  fundraising.housingworks.org Could this be the HIV equivalent to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? We think so. The concept is the brainchild of well-known HIV activist, Jack Mackenroth who has partnered with Moovz, the leading global gay social app, to launch the project. It’s genius in its simplicity. We are now a selfie-obsessed culture and Mackenroth urges everyone

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Senate Approves HIV Organ Transplant Bill

By Hannah Slater, Guest Blogger at Think Progress  The Senate passed the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act (HOPE Act) by unanimous consent on Monday. The HOPE Act, if it becomes law, will strike the current policy that prohibits any use of HIV-positive organs and create a science-based review process to determine whether transplants between HIV-positive donors and positive recipients

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Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2013: Benefit for Non-Profit Organizations That Improve the Lives of People Living With HIV/AIDS and the LGBTQ Community

Jeffrey Fashion Cares was established in 1992 in Atlanta, GA, by Jeffrey Kalinsky, fashion pioneer and community leader. He launched the first-ever Jeffrey Fashion Cares event to heighten awareness of the plight of people living with HIV/AIDS and members of the LGBTQ community. When Jeffrey brought his fashion show and reception benefit to New York

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Fifth Annual National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today marksNational Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which the Centers for Disease Control has commemorated for the past five years as “a time for us to reflect on the heavy toll that HIV takes on gay and bisexual men across the country and to recommit to fighting the disease.” The CDC notes that although men who have

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“Blood Brother”: Powerful Story of a Group of Children Infected with HIV in India and a Guy Named Rocky : Video

  Blood Brother is the story of a group of children infected with HIV and Rocky Braat, a disenchanted young American that met them while drifting through India. They were left on the doorstep of a slum orphanage by their families: he had bounced between parents and jobs his whole life. He wanted to adopt

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UK Reminds its Public to Put a Condom on for Worry Free Sex: Video

Terrence Higgins Trust has launched a short film clip to remind the general public in the UK of the continuing importance of using condoms during sex. Condom Moment, was created on a pro bono basis by film company Loki and director Tom Geens to mark the charity’s 30th anniversary. There are currently 100,000 people living

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CDC’s “Let’s Stop HIV Together” Campaign Video

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Let’s Stop HIV Together national HIV awareness and anti-stigma campaign features the stories of 22 individuals living with HIV and the steps they are taking to encourage others in the fight against HIV. Learn more at www.ActAgainstAIDS.org. Get the Facts. Get Tested. Get Involved. This video can

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Why Homophobic Doctors Are Dangerous by The Healthy Bear Dr George: Video

The Healthy Bear reports: I was only two weeks ago I reported of the homophobic band of doctors “Doctors For The Family” in my report “Doctors In The Dark” with their submission that included Victoria’s Deputy Chief Of Psychiatry Dr Kuruvilla George against changes to allow equity to gay and lesbian people. Sadly I know that homophobia

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A Social Network for HIV+ Gay Men is Bridging Oceans:: POSITIVELYFRISKY.COM

HIV+ Gay Men, confronting a common stigma, once found themselves socially isolated from the broader community. Frankly, it is hard to make new friends when most people at social events don’t understand the true nature of their affliction. As with others, the development of niche social networks on the Internet has removed many of the obstacles to building friendships

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Project Runway’s All-Star Mondo Guerra, Accidental HIV Activist, Unscripted

Returning to television with Project Runway All Stars, reality television’s nicest role model spoke to  Neal Broverman from hivplusmag.com about his transition from fashion hopeful to impassioned activist. Facing down Heidi Klum, Isaac Mizrahi, Michael Kors, and Nina Garcia is one thing, but standing at a podium in front of hundreds of people is quite another, TV star

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Rachel Zoe, Featured in PSA For HIV Vaccine Awareness “Voices For A Vaccine” (Video)

A PSA spot aimed to raise awareness for a possible vaccine for HIV via real stories thru the faces of celebrities. We lose 2 million people annually to HIV/AIDS. We need to fund innovative approaches to HIV vaccine and therapeutic HIV vaccine research. Released just last night, Rachel Zoe stars in the HIV/Aids series “Voices for

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Magnetic Couples – Gay Couples Study: Prevention Opportunities for Serodiscordant Couples (Videos)

Smart, honest and forward thinking! This is not your typical HIV conversation. On November 14, 2011, Magnet hosted “Magnetic Couples: When Opposites Attract”. The forum aimed to provide information about new research and findings about prevention opportunities for serodiscordant couples. Audience members also heard about “ground level” experiences from researchers and clinicians. Serodiscordant (sero-discordant) is a

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Three Out Of Four Americans With HIV Don’t Receive Regular Health Care

  HIV does not discriminate, but  health care does. Medical progress now ensures that HIV/AIDS is no longer a death sentence, but only for those who can access good medical care. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that almost three out of four Americans with HIV are not receiving enough medicine or regular health care

Queer & Odd News: Are Your HIV Drugs Aging You? Penis Surgery, BESTIALITY, Accused nude dude…

PAT ROBERTSON: NOT TO GET ‘WEIRD,’ BUT THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT CRACKS ARE A SIGN FROM GOD   Evangelist Pat Robertson this week suggested that cracks in the Washington Monument from Tuesday’s earthquake are a sign from God. Before making his point, he had a disclaimer: he doesn’t want to “get weird” when he talks about the

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Accidental Bear Kicks Off Video Series “Ask the Doctor” with The Healthy Bear’s Dr George

Accidental Bear Website starts off its, “Ask the Doctor” web series and teamed up with Dr George Forgan-Smith from The Healthy Bear Website based in Melbourne Australia. The focus of discussions will be to answer questions pertaining to men’s health issues. This edition 1 topics: jock itch, sports drinks, top concerns for sexually active gay

SF CA: Raising Awareness for Hepatitis C

I am immune to everything since my morning routine consists of bathing in bleach, removing all body hair, gargling with Raid, slipping a full body condom  on, elbow high gloves, protected glasses and I only breathe pure oxygen from a tank I wheel behind ,e in a red wagon. Hep still scares me though. Read

The Late Great Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen Keeps on Giving

(via news.pinkpaper.com) Alexander McQueen bequeathes £100,000 to Terrence Higgins Trust The late fashion designer Alexander McQueen has bestowed £100,000 of his fortune to gay men’s charity Terrence Higgins Trust. The donation is one of four £100,000 gifts he donated in his will, this week. Other organisations who also received the sum are: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home,

Knock a Pair of Testicles Back and Forth: Interactive Website Encouraging Folks to Get Tested for HIV

This gives a whole new meaning to AMAZEBALLS! Thank you Unicorn Booty for making my entire summer by turning me on to this. Kevin Farrell at Unicorn Booty said it best, ” Hot DAMN. The French are infinitely hipper than Americans. Need proof? Check out this absolutely incredible interactive website encouraging folks to get tested for HIV

Handpicked News: Planned Parenthood Defunded, HIV-carrier gives birth, Picket Betty Ford's Funeral, Sean Connery Nude

HIV-carrier gives birth to healthy twins A week after Hadassah University Medical Center announced the birth of its first healthy baby fathered by an HIV carrier, Rambam Medical Center reported on Monday its first two births of healthy babies, whose mother is HIV positive. The Hadassah baby was made possible by the special rinsing of semen to remove the

India Health Minister Calls Homosexuality Disease

I propose a punishment for his verbal diarrhea: Put the minister in a cage full of lions and tigers after rubbing him down with raw meat, all the while gay-homesexuals surround the cage bumping and grinding the Born This Way by Ms Gaga, Lady Gaga if you’re nasty. AB (via AP Press) NEW DELHI— India’s health

Handpicked News: Wingnuts Say, Abducted Lesbian Syrian Blogger, He’s HIV-Positive, “Hate Group”

  AIDS/LifeCycle Stories: Young Man Calls Mom At Rest Stop To Tell Her He’s HIV-Positive At Rest Stop 3 on the third day of the Ride, Kenny approached the embedded Press Corps, which IFD is a part of, and informed us that he was about to call his mom to tell her for the first time

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

HIV post-exposure Prophylaxis for Free

Have you fallen off the safety wagon? Extend hands, palms down, *** SMACK*** Living life without judgement is quite an effort. I equate this PEP to the day after pill for women, but dealing with HIV infection is leaps and bounds heavier than giving birth to an unwanted bastard. This article raises many questions? What

A Splash of Good News: HIV continues retreat in SF

The only good news to ever hear about HIV infection would be that there is a cure. But the encouraging news about the steady decline in new infections, i’ll take. Wrap it up men, don’t share needles and all the other stuff you know your not suppose. AIDS isn’t funny. There’s no other way to say

Gay Blood Ban Unfairly Outing Cops?

So, let me get this straight . You don’t want our rich with love blood for saving lives but you allow it to be beat out of us by fag bashings world wide. The minds ruling the world seriously need a reality check. —————————————————————————– Via Queerty Is Britain’s Gay Blood Ban Unfairly Outing Cops? Britain’s Gay

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