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Linda Eder

Eder Brings Diverse Repertoire to 'Bucks County Cabaret'

AIDS | By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Celebrated singer Linda Eder will bring her diverse repertoire of Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz to this year's "Bucks County Cabaret," a one‐night‐only concert produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Cleve Jones

Aging With HIV

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 27
As highlighted by last week's seventh annual National HIV and Aging Awareness Day, observed on September 18, the country's aging HIV population is a growing concern.

More HIV-positive men need to be on treatment, says the CDC

It's National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; Are You Being Treated?

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 27
September 27 is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and the CDC says that only half of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV in the United States are receiving treatment for their infection.

No turning back when it comes to raising funds for HIV/AIDS

Jack Mackenroth Raises $47,455 at BRAKING AIDS Ride

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 26
HIV activist Jack Mackenroth started the summer vowing to raise $50,000 in the BRAKING AIDS Ride, a 285 mile bike ride from Boston to New York City benefitting Housing Works.

The event raised &782,849 for The Center

20th Annual Cycle for the Cause Raises Nearly $800,000

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 23
Cycle for the Cause: The Northeast AIDS Ride was held from September 19-21, with riders starting in Boston and pedaling roughly 275 miles to New York City. The event raised $782,849 for Center programs.

HIV Equal Event Held at University of New Haven on Sept. 25

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 23
On Thursday, September 25, the popular social media and photographic testing and anti-stigma initiative, "HIV Equal," which was founded by Norwalk-based World Health Clinicians (WHC), is headed to the University of New Haven.

Mayor Ed Lee

SF Bids to Host 2018 AIDS Confab

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 21
San Francisco is a finalist to host the 22nd International AIDS Conference, set to take place in 2018.

Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS

Ask the Doc: Sexual Roulette

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Sep 19
Is it safer to have sex with someone who doesn't know their HIV status, or with a pozzer that has an undetectable viral load? The Doc knows....

Triumeq to End Gilead's Monopoly on Single-Tablet HIV Meds

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 18
The recent approval of ViiV Healthcare's once-daily, single-tablet anti-HIV regimen, Triumeq, will mean that the market monopoly currently held by Gilead Sciences will soon come to an end.

HIV doesn't discriminate based on age

September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 17
The 7th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day will be observed Thursday September 18.

Puerto Rico will become the new center for HIV vaccine research

Puerto Rico To Become Center of HIV Vaccine Research

AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 16
Governor Alejandro García Padilla of Puerto Rico announced that the island will become a center for research and development for the generation of a prophylactic vaccine to fight HIV/AIDS.