United States Conference on AIDS 2012 Hosted by the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), the annual United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) takes place from Sunday, September 30, to Wednesday, October 3, in Las Vegas.
NYC Warns MSM With HIV About Meningitis Cases Four cases of meningitis have occurred in New York City within the past four weeks among HIV-positive men who have sex with men resulting in one death and one person in critical care, according to a statement by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Video Implicates Michigan Police Officer in HIV Discrimination
A Michigan police dashboard video shows an officer issuing a traffic ticket to a man and a ticket for marijuana possession to a woman with HIV because he was “aggravated” she didn’t disclose her status before he searched her car, The American Independent reports.
Paris Hilton Says Most Gay Guys 'Probably Have AIDS' In
an audiotape, Paris Hilton is heard perpetuating the myth that
most gay men
have AIDS, RadarOnline.com reports. A New York City taxi driver
who had the
Hilton Hotels heiress and a gay male friend in his backseat
Home for Orphans With HIV to Close in Nepal Ten HIV-positive children ages 3 to 10 from the Saphalta HIV Shiksya Sadan School in Nepal face an uncertain future after the sale of their building, The Associated Press reports.
Younger MSM on Mobile Apps to Find Sex Dislike Condoms
Nearly half (46.4 percent)
of younger men who have sex with men (MSM) who use mobile apps to find sex have
unprotected anal intercourse, according to a new study by researchers Renato
Barucco and Luis Freddy Molano, MD, and reported by The Advocate.
Santa Monica Refuses Bus Ads for AIDS Walk Los Angeles The public bus operators of Santa Monica, California, are refusing to run paid advertisements from AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) to promote its upcoming AIDS Walk on October 14, Southern California Public Radio reports.
HIV Research Fraud Verdict Upheld by Federal Appeals Court A federal appeals court has
upheld the 2010 judgment of a federal court that Weill Medical College at
Cornell University and a former faculty member submitted false claims to the
National Institutes of Health (NIH) related to grants for HIV/AIDS research, according to a statement by
Salmanson Goldshaw, PC, the law firm representing Daniel Feldman, PhD, the
whistleblower in the case.
Angry Birds Honors Freddie Mercury for AIDS Fundraiser The creators of the mobile game Angry Birds have made an animated video of one of
its birds dressed up as Freddie Mercury to support HIV research, according to a
statement from The Mercury Phoenix Trust, the AIDS charity founded by the
surviving members of Queen.
Bienestar Sues New Landlord for HIV Discrimination Bienestar, a social
services organization in Southern California serving Latinos and other
underserved communities, has filed suit against the landlord of its new Van
Nuys location for terminating the lease and changing the locks only 48 hours
after opening its doors, according to a Bienestar statement.