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AIDS Action Reschedules Black HIV Awareness to Feb. 25

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 24
AIDS has rescheduled its National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day event, originally scheduled for Monday, February 9, to Wednesday, February 25 from noon to 2 p.m.

Studies Show High Rates of HIV Among Black MSM To Continue for Decades

By EDGE | Feb 6
February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and AIDS Action's Eric Brus gives us a lowdown on the latest studies, and the best resources out there.

Fighting AIDS: How Close Are We to Getting to Zero?

By EDGE | Jan 8
Eric Brus of AIDS Action gives a comprehensive look at what ASOs across the world are doing to "end the epidemic" of HIV/AIDS.

Rebecca Haag Received Schweitzer Leadership Award in Boston

By Winnie McCroy | May 9
On May 8, Rebecca Haag, a longtime advocate for people living with HIV/AIDS, received the Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award from the Schweitzer Fellowship program in Boston at Fenway Health.

Taste of the South End Raises Funds for AIDS Action

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 27
On March 4, Boston’s community will come together for the 19th annual Taste of the South End, raising funds for the AIDS Action Committee.

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is at Dinnerfest and Taste of South End

By Antoinette Weil | Feb 23
Two delectable fundraising events -- Victory Programs’ annual "Dinnerfest" for the Boston Living Center, and AIDS Action Committee’s 18th Annual "Taste of the South End" -- will have Boston foodies jumping for joy this week.

New Mass. Law to Allow Verbal Consent for HIV Tests

By Dan Meyer | May 2
A new law that Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed on April 26 will allow doctors to test patients for HIV once they receive their verbal consent. They previously needed written consent from their patients before they could conduct the screening.

Do HIV/AIDS Service Organizations Effectively Reach Male Sex Workers?

By Joe Siegel | Oct 28
HIV/AIDS service organizations across the country have implemented a variety of programs and other initiatives to reach male sex workers who remain particularly vulnerable to the virus, but some remain skeptical about whether these efforts actually work.

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