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NextHealth PHL

Philly Nonprofit Offers Free Self-Test Kits to Encourage HIV Testing at Home

For more than 40 years, local non-profit AccessMatters has been working to equalize access to sexual and reproductive healthcare for teens and adults in the […]

NextHealth PHL

The Path to a Cure: Temple HIV Treatment Milestone Was 5 Years in the Making

Temple University researchers are one step closer to eliminating HIV in humans. This month, a team of interdisciplinary researchers led by professor Kamel Khalili released the results of […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Philly Brain Researcher Working to Eliminate HIV

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com with […]

City Life

Mazzoni Center Announces Lydia Gonzalez Sciarrino as New Executive Director

Nearly a year after the resignations of CEO/executive director Nurit Shein and board president Dr. Jimmy Ruiz, the board of the Mazzoni Center announced on […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

LGBTQ Event of the Week: LGBTQ Home for Hope’s Community Day

For hosting a charitable event that unites community and various identities, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the LGBTQ Home for Hope’s Community […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

LGBTQ Event of the Week: 2017 Transgender HIV Awareness Day

For its civic timeliness and community-building vibe, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is 2017 Transgender HIV Awareness Day. Recognize this significant day of […]

City Life

Award Recipients Announced for the 18th-Annual Black-Tie GayBINGO

The AIDS Fund recently named the honorees who will be recognized at the 18th-Annual Black-Tie GayBINGO, a fund-raiser centered on HIV/AIDS emergency services and public […]

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is February 7th.
City Life

It’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a day dedicated to coalition-building and increasing information surrounding HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment in the […]

City Life

GoFundMe Launches to Pay for Burial Services for Community Advocate

Gayborhood community leaders and nonprofit organizations are mourning the untimely death of HIV-prevention advocate Chris Collins, 37, on Tuesday morning. The cause of death has […]

City Life

LGBTQ Event of the Week: AIDS Law Project’s “Boo at Bahdeebahdu”

For its frightful theme and extravagant philanthropy, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the AIDS Law Project’s “Boo at Bahdeebahdu”. The lavish costume […]

City Life

LGBTQ Event of the Week: Action Wellness Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

For its ceremonious and remarkable goodwill, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Action Wellness 30th-Anniversary Celebration. Formerly known as ActionAIDS, the prolific […]


People Aren’t Taking This Miracle AIDS Drug, And That’s a Big Problem for Philly

The eyes of Damon Jacobs were slowly filling up with tears. It was a warm and busy day in late June, and at a national […]