Mural Honoring a Point Breeze Activist Gets Boost From Philly Music LegendTariq "Black Thought" Trotter of "The Roots" is lending his support for a mural that would honor the legacy of a beloved community leader he grew up with in South Philadelphia.
Home Testing For HIVThere has been a great deal of talk surrounding the availability of home testing for HIV here in the United States, but there are concerns as well - both here and abroad.
Philadelphia Blogger Says US Ban on Blood Donations By Gay Men Is AntiquatedA third-year law student at Drexel University has authored a blog post that has raised more than a few eyebrows.
William Way Center To Host Workshop For Older Adults With HIV/AIDSThe LGBT Elder initiative will hold an information workshop for older adults living with HIV/AIDS starting at 6 Tuesday night at the William Way Community Center in Philadelphia.
Local Groups Heading To DC For International AIDS ConferenceFor the first time in 22 years, the International AIDS Conference is being held in the United States.
On HIV Testing Day, Officials Plead For Better Response in PhiladelphiaBlame the perceived stigma and fear, says Terri Clark, prevention services coordinator at ActionAIDS in Philadelphia.
Hershey Boarding School Defends Decision To Deny Admission To HIV-Positive BoyIn the latest court papers, the Milton Hershey School is asking a Judge to rule that it didn't violate the Americans with Disabilities Act in denying admission to an HIV-positive 13-year-old boy.
Free HIV/AIDS Testing And AdviceMonday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and local organizations are offering free testing and advice.
Pope Softens Stance On CondomsIt's a step in the right direction. That’s what some Philadelphia activists involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS are saying about Pope Benedict’s soon-to-be-published comments about condoms.
Aids Activists Protest During Obama's Visit to PhiladelphiaLocal AIDS activists gathered at Broad and Arch Streets in Philadelphia Monday afternoon and marched to the Convention Center where President Obama was speaking, in an effort to urge him to keep a campaign promise of more money for medication for over 3,000 people in this country still on waiting lists for treatment.