1 - World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day logo

The indie band Bright Eyes releases A Christmas Album, a collection of holiday tracks whose proceeds benefit the Nebraska AIDS Project. (2002)

The indie band Bright Eyes

The Indie band Bright EyesWikimedia

2 - ACT UP holds its first major fundraiser, an art auction cochaired by David Hockney and Annie Leibovitz. (1989)

Annie Leibovitz and David Hockney

Annie Leibovitz and David HockneyBoth images: Wikimedia

10 - The Treatment Action Campaign forms to advocate for greater access to HIV treatment for all South Africans by educating the public about issues concerning the availability, affordability and use of HIV treatments. (1998)

South Africa map and Flag


14 - Well-known AIDS activist Dennis deLeon, president of the Latino Commission on AIDS, dies of AIDS-related causes, at age 61. (2009)

Dennis deLeon

Dennis deLeonLatino Comission on AIDS