Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS

Young People’s Priorities on LGBT Issues Vary

UChicagoNews reports that a national survey has revealed that the priorities of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth on what are the most important gay rights issues vary. The survey results compiled by The Black Youth Project and entitled … 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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Sounds Like…Abstinence Only; The Gay Community and the Truvada Conversation

ABC News via the Associated Press is reporting on the gay communities divide over the use of Truvada, which has been shown to help reduce new HIV infections: Truvada, produced by California-based Gilead Sciences, has been around for a decade, … Continue reading

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Random Eye Candy: Entrepreneur Jack Makenroth

Makenroth is just one of the men featured in the article ’10 Amazing HIV-Positive Gay Men’ from HIV Plus magazine. But priorities changed for Mackenroth in 2007, when he became a contestant on Project Runway’s fourth season. He was never … 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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Today In LGBT History: A Memoir of the Early Days of the AIDS Crisis

Though a very engaging book trailer for Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS and Survival, author Sean Strub gives us a glimpse into a history that needs to be remembered. The first few minutes of the video are … 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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