5 – HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day

hiv long-term survivor awarenss day logo


5 – Sir Elton John announces the launch of The Rocket Fund, a three-year, $125 million initiative to accelerate the end of AIDS. (2023)

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Elton JohnYouTube/The Rocket Fund


15 – Visual AIDS debuts the inaugural set of Play Smart safer sex trading cards. The cards use an honest and straightforward approach to promote pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), harm reduction and HIV testing. (2010)

Visal AIDS Play Smart safer sex trading cards

Visal AIDS Play Smart safer sex trading cardsVisualAIDS.org


21 – Broadway Bares, an annual burlesque show and fundraiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, celebrates its 25th anniversary. (2015)

A moment during Broadway BaresBroadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS


26 – Congress enacts the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities, including people living with HIV/AIDS. (1990)

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27 – National HIV Testing Day

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