Topics :: HIV/AIDS

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Young HIVers Work to Combat Stigma

By Brian Bromberger | Dec 31
The stigma and shame of being HIV-positive can deter men from even getting tested for HIV, fearing negative social consequences. Even when diagnosed as HIV-positive, some men worry about discrimination and don't seek good health care.

New Short Film Highlights HIV Criminalization

By John McDonald | Dec 17
"No one should ever knowingly put another person at risk of harm, but the ability to disclose is not quite as simple as that," said Sean Strub, President of the Sero Project.

'Righteous Rebels' Tells AHF Story

By John McDonald | Dec 17
How a global health organization operates was the topic of discussion Thursday evening at the World AIDS Museum in Wilton Manors, Florida.

Mixed Results in New SF HIV Report

By Liz Highleyman | Sep 10
The San Francisco Department of Public Health recently released its annual HIV epidemiology report. Among the good news remain glaring disparities.

International AIDS Conference Looks at Advances and Barriers

By Liz Highleyman | Jul 24
While remarkable gains have been made in preventing and treating HIV over the past 16 years, this progress could be reversed without adequate funding and respect for the human rights of the people most at risk.

Doctors Without Borders Blasts Inaction on HIV Fight in Central, West Africa

Jul 20
Doctors Without Borders' HIV policy adviser says the global aid group has "zero tolerance" for inaction on fighting the virus in Central and West Africa.

The Science Behind a Cure for HIV

By Sean McShee | Jul 20
At the April meeting of the Miami Men who have Sex with Men Collaborative, Dr. Mario Stevenson discussed "Obstacles to the Cure of HIV Infection."

Living Positive :: Taking Pride in Who You Are

By David Duran | Jul 17
I don't hide the fact that I am HIV-positive, because I don't feel like I need to anymore. Isn't that something to be prideful about?

Broadway Bares in SF: Stripping for A Good Cause

By Richard Dodds | Jul 10
"Broadway Bares SF: Tech Tails" inaugurates a West Coast outpost for the charitable striptease with a July 11 performance at Club Fugazi.

As HIV Marks 35 Years, Leaders Reflect

By Brian Bromberger | Jun 4
As the 35th anniversary of the first reported cases of what would become known as AIDS is observed June 5, the Bay Area Reporter interviewed three longtime HIV-positive men.

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