Topics :: HIV/AIDS

Seattle Court Orders HIV+ Man to 'Cease and Desist'

Sunday Sep 14, 2014
Health officials secured a court order telling a man who has infected at least eight people with HIV to stop spreading the virus that causes AIDS.

Hornet App Takes Aggressive Approach to Preventing HIV Infections

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
As part of the growing arsenal of tools to keep people aware of their HIV status, Hornet Gay Social Network, the fast growing gay mobile app, has added another in-app tool with aids.gov to help prevent HIV infections and reduce stigma.

Get 'Drenched' at The Life Group LA Fundraiser

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
As summer turns into fall, The Life Group LA invites you to get "Drenched" one last time at their September 13 first-ever drag water polo game to benefit people living with HIV/AIDS. The event is hosted by DJ eur-O-steve and Stan Smith.

Ten Things HIV Positive Guys Want Negative Guys to Know

By Mark S. King | Sunday Sep 7, 2014
A lot of misconceptions about HIV persist today, even (or maybe especially) among gay men. Let's give HIV-positive gay men the chance to set the record straight, and break down ten things they would like the rest of us to know.

San Diego Landscaper Pleads Not Guilty to Intentionally Spreading HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 5, 2014
A landscaper from San Diego who claims to be related to labor leader Cesar Chavez stands accused of intentionally infecting two dozen men with HIV.

Berlin-Based dotHIV Raises Awareness and Funds for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
A Berlin-based organization will provide web addresses with the ending .hiv to companies and non-profits in an effort to raise awareness and funds for projects around the world working to prevent the transmission of HIV and end AIDS.

Proteins that Block Ebola May Also Block Release of HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
A recent study has revealed that a family of proteins with the ability to enter the virus-infected cells of people infected with the Ebola virus may also block the release of HIV.

amfAR Report Outlines Steps Needed to Track HIV Data

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Hornet Gay Social Network Ups Its HIV Prevention on Website

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Hornet Gay Social Network, one of the largest gay mobile apps, adds another in-app tool for AIDS prevention.

Virginia Lawyer Faces Severe Action After Calling AIDS "Gay Plague"

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Responding to Florida's decision to lift the ban on same-sex marriage last month, a Virginia lawyer emailed his entire law firm that the "gay plague of AIDS" should have shown us all better by now.