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David Stern helped Magic Johnson change the conversation about HIV

David Stern helped Magic Johnson change the conversation about HIV

In 1991, HIV was viewed as a death sentence. Then Magic Johnson played in the All-Star Game.

Ads on Facebook are spreading misinformation about anti-HIV drugs

While many are focused on Facebook's unwillingness to curb false political ads, there appears to be another misinformation campaign going unchecked. The Guardian and GLAAD have noted that personal
HIV vaccines may be ready by 2021

HIV vaccines may be ready by 2021

Treatment for individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has come a long way in the past couple of decades, but a vaccine to prevent the spread of the virus has long been a
Over 70,000 Venezuelans with HIV Have Little to No Access to Treatment

Over 70,000 Venezuelans with HIV Have Little to No Access to Treatment

Over 70,000 Venezuelans with HIV have little to no access to treatment, the Venezuelan outlet Runrunes reported Sunday, citing a recently published report.
Democratic presidential hopefuls flood Twitter with World AIDS Day acknowledgments

Democratic presidential hopefuls flood Twitter with World AIDS Day acknowledgments

Instead of spreading misinformation and accusations as a certain sitting president does, top Democratic presidential hopefuls took to Twitter with messages of support and respect in honor of World

Apple has raised $220 million to fight AIDS-related deaths in Africa

Over the past 13 years, Apple has contributed $220 million to help fight the spread of AIDS-related deaths in Africa. Tim Cook made the announcement on Twitter Sunday, marking World AIDS Day.
How community support is helping black gay men with HIV thrive

How community support is helping black gay men with HIV thrive

Thrive SS, an HIV support program founded in Atlanta, credits its popularity to forgoing federal funding.

Strawberry-flavored HIV medicine could save thousands of children

There are roughly 80,000 babies and toddlers who die of AIDS every year, and that's partly due to the difficulty of administering the medicine. It can be extremely difficult for a toddler to swallow a
The unsung women who helped eradicate smallpox from India

The unsung women who helped eradicate smallpox from India

Searching through institutional histories of the campaign.

Retail Apple Stores Logo Start Turning Red Ahead of World AIDS Day

Apple Stores have started turning their logo red ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1st. This is something that Apple Stores do every year and it shows just how serious the company is about fighting
Donald Trump Jr. dragged for uneducated HIV tweet

Donald Trump Jr. dragged for uneducated HIV tweet

'This ignorant drivel is all you have to offer?' The post Donald Trump Jr. dragged for uneducated HIV tweet appeared first on The Daily Dot.

How John Benjamin Hickey Is Finding Time to Direct a Play While Starring in ‘The Inheritance’

He's directing his longtime friends Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick in Neil Simon’s 1968 comedic marital triptych 'Plaza Suite.'
Trump’s Free PrEP Campaign Is an Empty, Meaningless Gesture

Trump’s Free PrEP Campaign Is an Empty, Meaningless Gesture

“It’s a really cheap PR stunt that will help Gilead Sciences receive good press."
Report: Imprisoned Islamic State Jihadis Carrying AIDS, Other Diseases Ask for Return to West

Report: Imprisoned Islamic State Jihadis Carrying AIDS, Other Diseases Ask for Return to West

Diseased and wounded Islamic State terrorists under Kurdish custody in Syria are requesting to be returned home to the West, the Agence-France Presse (AFP) reported on Tuesday.

Extinction Rebellion’s Roger Hallam Speaks With ACT UP’s Peter Staley

As Extinction Rebellion’s two-week international protest came to a close, a conversation between its founder, Roger Hallam, and ACT UP’s Peter Staley appeared on Document Journal. Within, the two
A Documentary of Funeral Care for Abandoned AIDS Patients

A Documentary of Funeral Care for Abandoned AIDS Patients

Sarah Larson on the short documentary film “Departing Gesture,” by Jonathan Napolitano and Brian Bolster, which focusses on the Sebrell Funeral Home, in Ridgeland, Mississippi, and its funeral
Frank Ocean’s $60 HIV prevention drug-themed shirts called tone-deaf

Frank Ocean’s $60 HIV prevention drug-themed shirts called tone-deaf

'Sure, let's have Frank Ocean use a pill millions can't afford ... to sell $65 shirts.' The post Frank Ocean’s $60 HIV prevention drug-themed shirts called tone-deaf appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Cardi B Calls Out 'Access Hollywood' Over Clickbait: 'I Hope Your F*cking Mom Catch AIDS'

Cardi B Calls Out 'Access Hollywood' Over Clickbait: 'I Hope Your F*cking Mom Catch AIDS'

Earlier this week, Cardi teased that her next album may end up being called 'Tiger Woods.'
What a New Famous Face Could Mean for People Living with HIV

What a New Famous Face Could Mean for People Living with HIV

“We're here with [Jonathan Van Ness], and we welcome him if he wants to get involved.”
Chinese Scientists Try to Cure One Man's HIV With Crispr

Chinese Scientists Try to Cure One Man's HIV With Crispr

For the first time, a patient got treated for HIV and cancer at the same time, with an infusion of gene-edited stem cells. The results? Mixed.