Marvin Jastillana

2-5 – HIV Is Not a Crime, the national conference devoted to tackling HIV criminalization in the states, debuts in Grinnell, Iowa. (2014)

Long-Term Survivors Awarness Day

5 – HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day

Let's Stop HIV Together - Regan

Let’s Stop HIV Together - Regan

6 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) relaunches “Let’s Stop HIV Together,” a campaign aimed at reducing stigma and raising HIV awareness. (2018)

8 – National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Women Don't Get AIDS they just Die From it


19 – ACT UP runs a full-page ad in The New York Times that reads “Women Don’t Get AIDS. They Just Die From It” in large type. The smaller text details the CDC’s refusal to expand the definition of AIDS to include diseases that affect women. (1991)

27 – National HIV Testing Day

29 – A digital version of POZ becomes available for the first time so readers can view the magazine online just as it appears in print. (2010)