November is American Indian Heritage Month.
Hyacinth's Annual Gala & Silent Auction
Saturday, November 1
7pm - midnight
Jersey City, NJ
Join us as we honor those who made a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS this year. The Gala will include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, dinner, music and dancing!
For more information, visit: www.hyacinth.org/events/gala2014/
HIV Drug Therapy Congress Glasgow 2014
Saturday, November 2-Wednesday, November 6
Keeping up to date with developments and new ideas in HIV treatment presents a major challenge to treating physicians, healthcare providers and researchers. Objective scientific assessment of new drug treatments and therapeutic strategies is therefore essential. It will be the aim of the HIV Glasgow Drug Therapy Congress to provide a wide-ranging yet accessible forum for such assessment.
For more information, visit: hivglasgow.org
Barlesque "Let's Get Physical!" Strip-A-Thon
Tuesday, November 5
Kick-Off Party at Charlie's Chicago
Barlesque is a sexy, online, burlesque-style, fundraising strip-a-thon benefiting TPAN (Test Positive Aware Network). During the month of November, local bars will duke it out to see which of their contestants will be crowned: "Chicago’s Sexiest” while raising vital funds for TPAN, Chicago’s oldest peer-led HIV service organization.
For more information, visit: www.barlesque.org/
Garden of Eve 2014
Friday, November 7
Come get your groove on at our annual benefit that helps support health and wellness services at Howard Brown Health Center. The evening will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with a VIP reception offering guests exclusive access to the main event, a VIP lounge and a premium bar. In addition, from 7:30-11:30 p.m., there will be a Battle of the DJ's featuring DJ All the Way Kay, DJ Katie Kirby and DJ Gloria Alers, cocktails, cuisine, dancing and a tiered raffle will be included in the evening's festivities.
For more information, visit: howardbrown1165.thankyou4caring.org/goe-2014
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 8 - Saturday, November 10
- Identify current research and evidence based practices pertaining to holistic HIV care;
- Evaluate innovate approaches to HIV prevention, treatment, and care in domestic and international settings;
- Create a vision to improve the health outcomes of underserved populations affected and infected with HIV;
- Discuss the leadership role of nurses in health care reform and health policy.
For more information, visit: www.nursesinaidscare.org
10th Annual Paint the Town Red
Thursday, November 13
Sheraton Convention Center
This reception will bring young professionals together to commemorate the SC HIV/AIDS Council's 20 years of HIV/AIDS advocacy and service to the state of South Carolina. Paint the Town Red will be a unique reception that educates and informs, provides networking, and is downright fun.
For more information, visit: www.talentedtenth.info/paintthetownred
2nd Annual National Trans Health Symposium
Friday, November 14
Loudermilk Conference Center
The Symposium will assist providers in building capacity through medical cultural competency to interact with and medically treat Trans individuals with care and respect. Workshops are designed to educate, encourage, and strengthen relationships among those who directly affect the daily lives of the Trans community.
For more information, visit: media.wix.com/ugd/dc9805_0b04b63dd8ef42a8a72432d00d9bee8c.pdf
AIDS Quilt Songbook
Friday, November 14
Church of St. Matthew and St. Timothy
New York, NY
The Phoenix Concert Series will present the AIDS Quilt Songbook, the acclaimed ongoing project by classical musicians responding to HIV/AIDS, in advance of World AIDS Day. Scheduled to perform on November 14th are: Anne-Carolyn Bird, Amy Burton, Lorinda Lisitza, Gilda Lyons, and Elizabeth Weigle (sopranos), Abby Fischer and Heather Johnson (mezzo-sopranos), Nicole Mitchell (contralto), Michael Slattery (tenor), and Christopher Herbert and Wes Mason (baritones), accompanied on piano by Thomas Bagwell, Gordon Beeferman, Michael Djupstrom and John Musto. All proceeds from this concert will benefit Bailey House, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1986 which provides housing and support for people living with HIV/AIDS and advocates on their behalf.
For more information, contact: Gordon Beeferman, co-curator, firstname.lastname@example.org
SMART Ride 11
Friday, November 14 - Saturday, November 15
Miami to Key West
The ride is fully supported and designed to allow riders of all degrees of experience to participate. This is a ride not a race. Each participant pays an $95 registration fee and riders commit to raise a minimum of $1,250 in donations. Although that amount to fund raise may seem daunting, we are continually amazed by what we see participants accomplish.
For more information, visit: thesmartride.org/
Women’s Event 17
Saturday, November 15
New York, NY
Women’s Event 17 will be bigger and bolder than ever at the brand new Cipriani in the historic Cunard Building! Join The Center at this gorgeous venue for a night of cocktails, dinner and dancing to celebrate our history and the women who are making a difference in our world.
For more information, visit: mycenter.gaycenter.org/womensevent
amfAR HIV Cure Summit
Monday, November 17
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
New York Academy of Sciences
New York, NY
An update on scientific progress toward a cure for HIV. Speakers to include several of the world’s leading HIV cure researchers
and amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole. Event is free and open to the public. RSVP required.
For more information, visit: www.curecountdown.org/summit
Fifth International Conference on Stigma
Friday, November 21
Howard University’s Blackburn Center
For more information, visit: www.whocanyoutell.org
21st Annual Race to Deliver
Sunday, November 23
New York, NY
The Race to Deliver is one of the largest annual fundraisers for God's Love We Deliver. It is a 4 mile run/walk in Central Park, followed by multiple-distance Kids' Races. The Race is a symbol of our daily race to ensure that no person ever has to face the unthinkable combination of illness and hunger.
For more information, visit: www.glwd.org/race/
World AIDS Awareness Weekend
Friday, November 28 - Sunday, November 30
Georgia World Congress Center & the Intercontinental Buckhead
For more information, visit: www.worldaidsawarenessweekend.com/
2014 World AIDS Day Observance
Sunday, November 30
National AIDS Memorial Grove
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA
An evening of remembrance, renewal and reunion.
For more information, visit: www.aidsmemorial.org/events/2014-light-in-the-grove