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LGBTQ&A: Tiommi Jenae Luckett

Tiommi Jenae Luckett is a transgender activist and HIV awareness advocate. We chat with the fearless social justice champion on Arkansas, living with HIV, and […]

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LGBTQ&A: Kevin Trimell Jones

Kevin Trimell Jones is the new national executive director of the Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services. We speak with the Penn grad about living […]

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Meet the Activist Who Protested Mazzoni With an HIV Meds Strike

Last Friday afternoon, after Mazzoni Center’s board of directors publicly reaffirmed its support of CEO/executive director Nurit Shein following a walkout by half of the […]

Business

Wistar Institute Gets $23M Grant to Find HIV Cure

The Philadelphia region is leading advanced trials in HIV research. The Wistar Institute was recently awarded a $23 million grant by the National Institutes of Health to establish […]

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Big News: Temple University Researchers Make Another Breakthrough in Hunt for AIDS Cure

It’s not every day that I get to deliver news this cool: Back in 2014, researchers at Temple University developed the technology to edit human […]

News

Rogue Ex-Pharmacist May Have Exposed South Jersey Hospital Patients to HIV and Hepatitis

A New Jersey hospital has sent out letters to 213 patients to notify them that they may have been exposed to hepatitis B, hepatitis C […]

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NATIONAL HEADLINES: Here’s How Social Media Reacted to Kathryn Knott’s Sentence

Kathryn Knott’s sentence was big news around the country. Kathryn Knott was trending on Twitter yesterday afternoon after being sentenced to five to 10 months […]

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Commentary: Matt Lauer Gets a Failing Grade on Charlie Sheen’s HIV Interview

Let’s get this out of the way: Charlie Sheen is no angel. But the 50-year-old actor, who has become directly associated with a mental meltdown from […]

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CDC Awards Philadelphia Health Department Funds For HIV Prevention and Care

The Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention has awarded the City of Philadelphia Health Department a substantial […]

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Philadelphia NAACP Hosts HIV Training for Faith Leaders

A shocking statistic: According to The Black Church and HIV initiative, in Philadelphia, 63.3% of all people living with HIV/AIDS are African American. That’s why […]

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Philanthropy Friday: AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania

Every Friday we spotlight a local LGBT nonprofit in Philadelphia. This week: AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania, a public-interest law firm providing free legal assistance to […]

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Teyana Taylor to Headline Philly FIGHT’s Hip Hop for Philly Concert

Local AIDS-fighting nonprofit Philadelphia FIGHT announced today that Harlem-born songstress Teyana Taylor will perform at the third annual Hip Hop for Philly concert on June 27th […]

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Philanthropy Friday: AIDS FUND

Every Friday we spotlight a local LGBT nonprofit in Philadelphia. This week: AIDS Fund, whose “mission is to raise awareness about the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic in […]

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Piper Kerman to Speak at AIDS Education Month Event

Philly HIV/AIDS nonprofit Philadelphia FIGHT has released the itinerary for its 21st annual AIDS Education Month (AEM). Taking place throughout June, the schedule includes all kinds of […]

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SeniorLAW Center to Honor LGBT/AIDS Activist David Fair in First-Ever “6 Over 60” Awards

You’ve likely seen the lists recognizing the hard-earned (but usually warranted) accomplishments of young folks, whether its “30 under 30,” or the even more head-slapping “25 under 25,” […]