Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS

Gay Men’s Health Collaborative’s Medical and Social Approach to GBT Men’s Health

METROWEEKLY magazine reports that Gay Men’s Health Collaborative (GMHC) hopes to provide gay, bisexual and transgender men of Northern Virginia a place outside of the city to provide health and social services. On the testing end, GMHC holds its Rainbow … 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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Volunteers Wanted for Baltimore’s Dining out For Life

From The Washington Blade: Moveable Feast will hold its 19th annual Dining Out For Life event on Sept. 20 [in Baltimore, Md.] For this day, participating restaurants will donate at least 20 percent of the bill to Moveable Feast. Volunteers … Continue reading

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The Importance of Telling Our Stories: HIV/AIDS

Joe Jervis, blogger at Joe. My. God., put up a post last week about an acquantance of his, Ricky, who died from AIDS. What struck me about the post was his description of a visit to Ricky when he was in … Continue reading

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Reflections from the AIDS Quilt Display

I volunteered with the AIDS Quilt display while it was in Washington, DC for 2012. I was stationed to be there to answer any questions people might have about the display. During my time, it gave me the opportunity to … Continue reading

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75 percent of U.S. HIV patients lack effective care

From NBC News: Only a quarter of Americans infected with the AIDS virus are getting effective treatment, according to a U.S. government report released Friday — and the youngest patients are the worst off.  The numbers could worsen if states … Continue reading

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Gay Airman Randy Phillips Wants His Generation To Talk About AIDS

The video crew from I’m From Driftwood catches up with Gay Airman Randy Phillips during the AIDS/LifeCycle Ride in California. In the video Phillips discusses his experience with coming out to his family; meeting with an HIV positive rider and … Continue reading

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