HIV/AIDS

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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 […]

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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.
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Kiehl’s 7th-Annual LifeRide for amfAR

This week’s inaugural LGBTQ event of the week nod goes to Kiehl’s for bringing motorcycles, community, cosmetics, and celebrities together for an important cause. The […]

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LGBTQ&A: Deja Lynn Alvarez

Deja Lynn Alvarez is a trans woman who has provided LGBTQ youth wellness and service training throughout Philadelphia for years. She previously worked at GALAEI […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Ben Waxman Wins Endorsement of Gayborhood’s 5th Ward

State House candidate Ben Waxman wins a big endorsement in incumbent Brian Sims’s home ward. The race for the 182nd District took a surprising turn […]

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Philly AIDS Thrift Awards $147,000 in New Grants

Last week, Philly AIDS Thrift awarded 17 local HIV/AIDS advocacy groups, including Action AIDS, GALAEI, and the Attic Youth Center, a total of $147,000 in […]

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INTERVIEW: Greg Louganis on HIV/AIDS Stigma and Reliving Early Struggles

It was a very interesting time to chat with Olympic superstar Greg Louganis: I spoke with him shortly after the Charlie Sheen interview that caused […]

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ActionAIDS to Invade Center City Rush Hour on December 1

After this week’s Charlie Sheen interview, it’s clear that our population still has grave misconceptions about HIV/AIDS and how it impacts individuals. However, long before Sheen’s […]

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Anthony Rapp of Broadway’s RENT Giving Lecture on HIV/AIDS at Jefferson

Broadway performer, author, and advocate Anthony Rapp will be heading to Philadelphia this Thursday, October 29th to present a talk at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital […]

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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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Starbucks Offering Two Good Reasons to Cheat on Your Diet to Support (PRODUCT) RED

Sure, the warmer weather is here, and you’re trying to look hot in that bathing suit, but Starbucks has got two great opportunities for you to […]