Topics :: HIV/AIDS

Rhode Island Walk for Life Benefits AIDS Project RI

By Joe Siegel | Monday Sep 29, 2014
About six hundred participants gathered on the south lawn of the Rhode Island State House in Providence on Saturday, September 27, for AIDS Project Rhode Island's 29th annual Walk for Life.

Aging With HIV

By Matthew S. Bajko | Saturday Sep 27, 2014
As highlighted by last week's seventh annual National HIV and Aging Awareness Day, observed on September 18, the country's aging HIV population is a growing concern.

It's National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; Are You Being Treated?

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Sep 27, 2014
September 27 is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and the CDC says that only half of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV in the United States are receiving treatment for their infection.

Jack Mackenroth Raises $47,455 at BRAKING AIDS Ride

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 26, 2014
HIV activist Jack Mackenroth started the summer vowing to raise $50,000 in the BRAKING AIDS Ride, a 285 mile bike ride from Boston to New York City benefitting Housing Works.

HIV Equal Event Held at University of New Haven on Sept. 25

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
On Thursday, September 25, the popular social media and photographic testing and anti-stigma initiative, "HIV Equal," which was founded by Norwalk-based World Health Clinicians (WHC), is headed to the University of New Haven.

SF Bids to Host 2018 AIDS Confab

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Sep 21, 2014
San Francisco is a finalist to host the 22nd International AIDS Conference, set to take place in 2018.

Campos Seeks Better PrEP Access in SF

By Liz Highleyman | Friday Sep 19, 2014
The number of gay and bisexual men using pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to prevent HIV infection has risen steeply over the past year, according to data presented at a community forum Tuesday, September 16.

Ask the Doc: Sexual Roulette

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Friday Sep 19, 2014
Is it safer to have sex with someone who doesn't know their HIV status, or with a pozzer that has an undetectable viral load? The Doc knows....

Veteran Photographer Kickstarts AIDS Activist Portrait Book

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 19, 2014
Veteran photographer and ACT UP/NY member Bill Bytsura is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the publication of his coffee table-style art book, titled "The AIDS Activist Project."

Triumeq to End Gilead's Monopoly on Single-Tablet HIV Meds

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
The recent approval of ViiV Healthcare's once-daily, single-tablet anti-HIV regimen, Triumeq, will mean that the market monopoly currently held by Gilead Sciences will soon come to an end.