Art Imitates Life The Art & AIDS: Living for the Moment exhibition portrays the humanity and spirit of artists living with the virus.
October 23, 2009
POZ AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2009 Party
Actors from ABC-Daytime and CBS-Daytime joined us in helping to raise funds for our AIDS Walk Los Angeles team at H-Wood in Hollywood on October 15.
October 21, 2009
Do the Math: Black + New York City + HIV
A disproportionate number of African-American New Yorkers are “later testers.” This Web Exclusive was originally published by POZ’s sister publication, Real Health. (Watch video.)
Today Is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
Since 2003, National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), recognized on October 15, draws much needed attention to HIV/AIDS among Latinos in the United States, a group that accounts for 18 percent of new HIV cases while only representing 15 percent of the general population. (Watch video.)
HIV Eradication: One Step Closer
Hopes for HIV eradication have been stymied by the current crop of antiretroviral drugs’ inability to get at the reservoir of inactive HIV-infected CD4 cells that hide in the body. Now, Robert Siliciano, MD, PhD, from Johns Hopkins University says not only that it’s possible to get at these cells, but that his lab is already on track to identifying drugs that can wake up these cells. The discovery represents a significant step on the path to ultimately curing HIV.
Skate of Mind
With Drew Barrymore’s Whip It now in movie theaters, roller derby is back in the limelight. In recognition of this potential revival of the wild, wholly American pastime, POZ caught up with Tim Patten, an HIV-positive roller derby veteran and founder of the American Roller Derby League.
October 06, 2009
Advancing HIV/AIDS Research
Talking about research with Chris Collins, vice president and director of public policy at amfAR. (Watch video.)
October 05, 2009
Targeting Resources for Women
Discussing HIV-positive women's concerns with Naina Khanna, director of policy and community organizing at WORLD. (Watch video.)
Hydeia Broadbent: Born an AIDS Activist
She was born HIV positive in 1984. At age 3, doctors diagnosed her with AIDS. But at 13, Hydeia Broadbent debuted as a POZ magazine cover girl. She’d defied the prognosis that she would not live past age 5. A gifted public speaker, she once told her father that her purpose was to let people know what AIDS does to people. As a child, she did just that at the 1996 Republican Convention when she spoke there, and she’s continued to enlighten others.
October 01, 2009
Fighting for Our Freedom
Catherine Hanssens, executive director of The Center for HIV Law and Policy, discusses HIV criminalization. (Listen to audio.)
Funding of Needle Exchange Programs
Nancy Mahon, executive director of the MAC AIDS Fund and senior vice president of MAC Cosmetics, talks about needle exchange. (Watch video.)
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