CDC: Most New HIV Cases Among Youth Are MSM, Blacks Among youth ages 13 to 24, new data shows that 72 percent of new HIV cases in 2010 were among men who have sex with men (MSM) and 57 percent were among African Americans, according to a statement by
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
CEOs Seek End to HIV Travel Bans Worldwide More than 40 chief executive officers from
have signed a pledge urging 45 countries to lift their travel
people with HIV, according to a UNAIDS statement.
New Strategic Plan for AIDS Foundation of Chicago The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) has identified three major goals it will address as a result of upcoming changes from the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. health care reform), according to an AFC statement.
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2012 Tuesday, November 20, is the national Transgender Day of Remembrance, which commemorates all trans individuals, or those perceived to be trans, who have been murdered because of hate.
U.K. Gives Ugandan Woman Six Years in Prison for HIV Fraud A woman who claimed asylum in the United Kingdom in 1991 has been sentenced to six years in prison for falsely claiming more than $3 million in HIV drugs for herself but instead selling them for profit in her native Uganda, the Daily Mail reports.
HIV-Positive LGBT Activist William Brandon Lacy Campos Dies
William Brandon Lacy
Campos, co-executive director of the New York City-based nonprofit Queers for
Economic Justice, has died. He was 35 years old. His body was discovered Friday,
November 9. The cause of death and the memorial plans have not yet been released.
Keep the Promise on HIV/AIDS March and Rally in Atlanta Saturday, November 3, advocates and community leaders gathered in Centennial Park in Atlanta to call for funding to fight HIV/AIDS in the South, according to a statement by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which created this series of events.