HIV/AIDS

  • Elton John Reflects on Past Year at Annual AIDS Gala

    NEW YORK -- Elton John says changes in the U.S. over the past year have positively affected the LGBT community, including the Supreme Court's decision on marriage equality. But he says "there's more history to be made" in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

  • Elton John: A call to action on AIDS

    Elton John (Photo: Allen Mealey/iReorter)

    (CNN) -- "The Normal Heart," written by my friend, the brilliant playwright Larry Kramer, and based on his story during the earliest days of the AIDS epidemic, tells a tale that many of us lived through, and many others did not survive. It's as relevant today as an HBO movie as when it premiered on the stage in New York City in 1985.

  • Experts Fear Growing Homophobia Will Fuel HIV Epidemic

    (CNN) -- Millie Milton, 52, identifies as a transgender woman and has for more than 18 years. She remembers wearing her mother's veil and clothes from as young as 11 and preferring "female chores" such as sweeping the house.

  • Family Alleges HIV Discrimination At PA Practice

    A Pennsylvania HIV/AIDS agency filed suit on World AIDS Day against a private Lancaster County medical practice for its refusal to treat an HIV-positive man.

  • FDA Approves First Generic Truvada in U.S.

    (EDGE) On June 9, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic version of emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil (Truvada, Gilead Sciences) to both treat and prevent HIV infections in this country.

  • Fears Mount as Two More MSM on PrEP Test Positive for HIV

    (WB) For the past several years, PrEP, the powerful Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis regimen credited with preventing the spread of HIV, has been championed as a silver bullet that allows men who have sex with men (MSM) to avoid seroconverting while still engaging in high-risk sexual activities.

  • Feature: 6 U.S. HIV Advocates to Watch in 2016

    They come from nearly every corner of the U.S. They are engaged in local communities and on the international scene. They include mothers, artists, a fugitive, a performer, and a drug smuggler. They are speaking out, acting up, and in some cases risking their personal safety and liberty.

  • February 2017 Report from SFAN

    The South Florida AIDS Network (SFAN) functions as the networking and advisory body for the Florida-Department of Health (FL-DOH), Ryan White Care (RWC) grant in Broward County. It has monthly public meetings.

  • February News From SFAN

    The South Florida AIDS Network (SFAN) functions as the networking/advisory body for the Ryan White Care (RWC), Part B grant in Broward County. Its monthly meetings are open to the public.

  • Feds Give $6-Million Grant for HIV-Cure Study

    With the support of a multimillion-dollar federal grant, several local organizations are taking part in a groundbreaking study that aims to develop a cure for HIV.

  • Fighting The Spread of HIV By Posing On The Dance Floor

    BALTIMORE (AP) _ Beneath the neon lights of a banquet hall on an industrial stretch of the city, models strutted across an elevated stage in homemade evening gowns and tuxedos adorned with sequins, lace and something atypical for the runway: Trojan condom wrappers.

  • Film Shows Realness of Black Gay Love

    Gay life and HIV in the black community is the subject of this month’s film series at the World AIDS Museum and Educational Center.

  • Five Reasons ‘HIV Undetectable’ Must Equal ‘Untransmittable’

    “We are not dirty, we are not a threat, and we are not disease vectors. In fact, we are the solution. People living with HIV who achieve viral suppression, who become undetectable, are the solution to the end of new HIV infections in the United States… When we look back 20 years from now we’re going to judge ourselves in terms of how well we responded to this opportunity.”

    — Dr. Rich Wolitski, person living with HIV and Acting Director for the Office for HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • Flesh-Eating Man With HIV Bites PBSO Deputy!

    From our media partners at Gossip Extra: WELLINGTON – An HIV-infected man savagely attacked Palm Beach County Sheriff‘s deputy and bit off a large bit of flesh from his forearm in a Wellington restaurant.

  • Flo Rida to Headline at 13th Annual Florida AIDS Walk

    Rapper Flo Rida will be performing as part of the 13th Annual Florida AIDS Walk.

  • Florida AIDS Walk Returns With $800,000 Goal

    Thousands of people will gather at South Beach Park on Fort Lauderdale Beach to raise awareness and money in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Florida on Sunday, March 30.

  • Florida AIDS Walk Strives To Raise Awareness, Funds

    Event seeking to raise one million this year

  • Florida AIDS Walk to Raise Funds and Awareness for 13th Year

    People who wish to improve HIV/AIDS awareness and raise money to support those affected by the disease can join the fight and take part in the 13th annual Florida AIDS Walk and Music Festival at 9 a.m. March 18 on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

  • Florida Atlantic’s College Of Medicine to Study PrEP Use Habits

    Florida Atlantic University is conducting an online study to check on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) habits among those who use the drug.

  • Florida Defines Sex to Include Same-Sex Intercourse

    After a two-year deliberation, The Florida Supreme Court declared that “sexual intercourse” isn’t solely between a man and woman.