Topics :: HIV/AIDS

SF Bids to Host 2018 AIDS Confab

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Sep 21, 2014
San Francisco is a finalist to host the 22nd International AIDS Conference, set to take place in 2018.

Ask the Doc: Sexual Roulette

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Friday Sep 19, 2014
Is it safer to have sex with someone who doesn't know their HIV status, or with a pozzer that has an undetectable viral load? The Doc knows....

Veteran Photographer Kickstarts AIDS Activist Portrait Book

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 19, 2014
Veteran photographer and ACT UP/NY member Bill Bytsura is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the publication of his coffee table-style art book, titled "The AIDS Activist Project."

Campos Seeks Better PrEP Access in SF

By Liz Highleyman | Friday Sep 19, 2014
The number of gay and bisexual men using pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to prevent HIV infection has risen steeply over the past year, according to data presented at a community forum Tuesday, September 16.

Triumeq to End Gilead's Monopoly on Single-Tablet HIV Meds

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
The recent approval of ViiV Healthcare's once-daily, single-tablet anti-HIV regimen, Triumeq, will mean that the market monopoly currently held by Gilead Sciences will soon come to an end.

September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
The 7th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day will be observed Thursday September 18.

Puerto Rico To Become Center of HIV Vaccine Research

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Governor Alejandro GarcĂ­a Padilla of Puerto Rico announced that the island will become a center for research and development for the generation of a prophylactic vaccine to fight HIV/AIDS.

Seattle Court Orders HIV+ Man to 'Cease and Desist'

Sunday Sep 14, 2014
Health officials secured a court order telling a man who has infected at least eight people with HIV to stop spreading the virus that causes AIDS.

Hornet App Takes Aggressive Approach to Preventing HIV Infections

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
As part of the growing arsenal of tools to keep people aware of their HIV status, Hornet Gay Social Network, the fast growing gay mobile app, has added another in-app tool with aids.gov to help prevent HIV infections and reduce stigma.

Get 'Drenched' at The Life Group LA Fundraiser

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
As summer turns into fall, The Life Group LA invites you to get "Drenched" one last time at their September 13 first-ever drag water polo game to benefit people living with HIV/AIDS. The event is hosted by DJ eur-O-steve and Stan Smith.