Tag Archives: AIDS

HIV Prevention is a Conversation, Not a Competition

Danny Pintauro, who discussed his HIV positive status with media mogul Oprah Winfrey and later with Raven-Symoné and Candice Cameron Bure on the talk show the View, has revealed that he became HIV positive via oral sex. This statement from … Continue reading

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Safe Sex Poster Gallery

advocate.com has a brief gallery of safe sex posters though the years. From the article: The public awareness campaigns surrounding HIV/AIDS have been a staple of urban billboards, bus shelters, and LGBT magazines for decades. The messages promoting prevention and … Continue reading

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Today in LGBT History: The Announcement of the Discovery of the AIDS Virus

MSNBC brings us a reminder of a dark time in the history of the gay community. After three years of a new, unnamed plague that devastated people’s immune system, science finally began to understand the virus that caused AIDS. In … Continue reading

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Are Casual HIV Testing, Education Attitudes Contribute to Higher Infections?

The last HIV test that I had with my doctor the results were provided to me like so: Results come back in about a week. If you don’t hear from us within 10 days, then you don’t have to worry. … Continue reading

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Spanish Language Book Educates Kids About HIV

From HIV Plus magazine: Daniel is a young boy whose Aunt Nieves invites him and his parents over to her beachside house for the weekend. Before the trip, Daniel overhears his parents say that Nieves is sick. The story explains … Continue reading

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HIV Infection Worries from The HIV+ Partner

When we think of concerns about contracting HIV, we often focus more on the worries of the HIV negative person. But, as Brendan Shucart shows us in his opinion piece for The Advocate, those concerns are something on the mind … Continue reading

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PSA Covers the Importance of Condom Use. But What About Barebacking?

Here’s a public service announcement that will get your attention. Two hotties; one HIV positive, one not, flirt; get it on at the office; and make a budding relationship. You may not want to watch this at your own office … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Juan Carlos Loubriel, worker in HIV Prevention

The Washington Blade in Washington, D.C., does an article in their paper called ‘queery.’ The article is a 20 question profile of a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) person. I post the article as an inspiration to those LGBT … Continue reading

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June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

From the indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com article ‘Kathleen Sebelius Releases Statement for National HIV Testing Day 2013’: Do you know your HIV status? On June 27, the nation will observe the 19th annual National HIV Testing Day. This year’s theme is “Take the … Continue reading

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Aging with AIDS: Social, Support Services as Important as Medical Ones

At the start of June The New York Times had a powerful profile article on older people living with AIDS. The article reminds us of two things. 1) Though HIV/AIDS is treatable, the treatment is complex and the disease is … Continue reading

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