Porn, Patient Zeta and HIV
Adult film actor Derrick Burts, a.k.a. Patient Zeta, tested HIV positive in October, bringing international attention to the topic of condoms in porn. Burts now advocates for enforcing condom use in all adult films-whether straight or gay-and for educating everyone on the link between sexually transmitted infections and HIV risk.
June 20, 2011
Broadway Bares XXI: Masterpiece
Broadway Bares/Equity Fights AIDS presented the one-night-only fund-raiser Broadway Bares XXI: Masterpiece for two performances Sunday, June 19, at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City.
June 10, 2011
GBC Conference 2011: Richard Branson POZ editor-in-chief Regan Hofmann talks with Richard Branson, founder and chairman of Virgin Group, at the GBC Health 10th Anniversary Conference, June 1-2 in New York City.
GBC Conference 2011: John Tedstrom
John Tedstrom, president and CEO of the Global Business Coalition (GBC), announces a new venture and name change at the GBC Health 10th Anniversary Conference, June 1-2 in New York City.
GBC Conference 2011: Gordon Brown
Gordon Brown, former prime minister and current member of Parliament of the United Kingdom, receives the GBC Health Vision and Impact Award at the GBC Health 10th Anniversary Conference, June 1-2, in New York City.
June 08, 2011
Activists Rally to Pressure U.N. AIDS Meeting for Aggressive Goals
Hundreds of activists rallied at Bryant Park in New York City then marched to the United Nations in efforts to pressure world leaders at this week’s U.N. High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS to announce aggressive targets for fighting global AIDS, the Housing Works blog reports.
Sean Strub at We Can End AIDS March & Rally
Sean Strub—the founder of POZ and the senior advisor of the Positive Justice Project at the Center for HIV Law and Policy—talks HIV criminalization at the We Can End AIDS March & Rally at the United Nations on June 8. (Watch video.)