GAY SEX ED: AN INTRO TO SAFE ANAL SEX

There is a glaring absence of comprehensive sex education in our world, and when it comes to same-sex relations (and certain sex acts like oral and anal sex even between heterosexual partners), the curriculum is non-existent.  This is a problem, particularly for young gay and bisexual men, ages 13-24, whose rates of HIV-infection are up by a…

GUS KENWORTHY PLEDGE TO RAISE $1 MILLION FOR AIDS/LIFE CYCLE

This will be the largest amount raised by an individual rider in the history of the event. Cannondale, the legendary bike company, today announced a continued partnership with AIDS/LifeCycle as the official bike sponsor for the fifteenth consecutive year. Since 2003, Cannondale has provided on site demo and technical support for all riders who participate….

30 YEARS OF WORLD AIDS DAYS & STILL NO VACCINE

I mentioned to a friend, a gay man nearing 60, that World AIDS Day, which has been observed on Dec. 1 since 1988, was almost upon us. He had no idea that World AIDS Day still exists. This lack of knowledge is a testament to the great accomplishments that have occurred since World AIDS Day was…

SEXY CAMPAIGN CONNECTS LGBT CRIMINALIZATION & HIV STIMGA

Hornet’s Alex Garner was a key speaker at a panel on the de-criminalization of LGBT sex.  The press conference was called as a way to draw attention to the intersecting issues of LGBT criminalization and the efforts to end the HIV epidemic. In many parts of the world LGBT stigma drives HIV legislation and that’s a…

IMMERSIVE PROJECT ABOUT HIV COMES TO NYC

This month, New York City will be home to one of the most groundbreaking immersive theater pieces about HIV.  As Much As I Can is the community project of ViiV Healthcare’s ACCELERATE! Initiative, a four-year, $10 million, collaborative health-impact initiative to outreach, educate, and support the well-being of those living with HIV. After a successful run in…