ACT UP Returns to Wall Street With a Bang A thousand demonstrators flooded downtown Manhattan today, some tipping the Wall Street bull’s brass horns with condoms, others encircling the beast in body bags to represent the 50 Americans who die each day because they lack health insurance.
March 28, 2007
Wherever You Are: A Plan to Reach Black America About HIV
There was a reunion of sorts last weekend in Scottsdale, Arizona, where 60 leaders representing 19 African-American organizations discussed the future of AIDS in black America while a rare thunderstorm saturated the desert around them. Last time they met—in sunny Toronto last summer at the International AIDS Conference—it was to exchange promises for a new national campaign to fight HIV. Scottsdale was step two: time for a plan of action. “This is about getting them to do,” explained the Black AIDS Institute's Phill Wilson, the man behind the National Black Leaders AIDS Strategic Planning Summit.
A New Wave for Caribbean HIV Prevention? The LIVE UP campaign, which launched on stations across the Caribbean last Sunday, March 11, is the first to try and bring HIV education into every Caribbean home.
March 16, 2007
Blood Money Chinese AIDS activist Dr. Gao Yaojie, 80, continues to raise awareness around the world about the growing AIDS epidemic in China.
Life Force May No Longer Be With You Just as HBO was rolling out the carpet for Queen Latifah's new show, the Brooklyn AIDS group that inspired the tale was preparing to shut down many of its counseling and peer education programs.