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Fla. Man Kicked Off Basketball Team Because He is HIV-Positive

Apr 18
A Florida man was booted from his local recreational basketball team after a city employee found out he is HIV-positive.

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Australia Bans Energy Drink that Causes Erections

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
Australian health officials banned an energy drink, which calls itself "natural," after it was discovered that it contains a prescription drug used for erectile dysfunction at levels above the recommended dosage.

Get tested and take a selfie in Hartford!

"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 18
On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians’ Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective.

Miss Universe Gabriela Isler with Guillermo Chacón

Miss Universe Named Madrina of Latino Commission on AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
During a special ceremony at Macy’s Herald Square on April 16, Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler was named the new Madrina of the Latino Commission on AIDS, to welcome her as an international spokesperson to help deliver their message of HIV prevention.

Leslie Henstock and Julia Burrows

Broadway Battles Bullying in Support of Michael Morones

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
On April 14, New York City’s stage performers came together at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to donate their time and talent to Broadway Battles Bullying, a one-night only benefit concert for the new Michael Morones Foundation.

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Rebecca Pidgeon will play a show at Housing Works on April 18

Housing Works Hosts Benefit Concert with Rebecca Pidgeon

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
On April 18, British singer/songwriter Rebecca Pidgeon will present "Live From Home: An Evening with Rebecca Pidgeon," a benefit concert for Housing Works.

Ask the Doc: Safer Sex During the Black Party

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Apr 9
On this edition of Ask the Doc, we look at some strategies to help you stay safe while you’re hitting the circuit parties.