AIDS

UFC partners with LGBT groups to promote HIV awareness

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada (The Center) are partnering together to launch the "Protect Yourself at All Times" campaign in response to the high rates of HIV-infection among those under 30.

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Sean Sasser, Groundbreaking AIDS Activist Known for "The Real World," Dies at 44

Sean Sasser, forerunning AIDS activist and former GLAAD employee best known for his relationship and on-screen marriage to Pedro Zamora in the 90s MTV reality show "The Real World," has died at the age of 44. Friends say mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer typically linked to an immune system compromised by AIDS, was the cause of Sasser's death.

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July 29, 2013

Snapshots of our work: Trans representation, ENDA info, HIV discrimination

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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No longer criminal: US House accepts reform on HIV criminalization

The House Appropriations Committee has passed an amendment to require the Attorney General to review laws, policies, and regulations regarding criminal cases involving people living with HIV/AIDS.

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President Obama announces executive order on HIV/AIDS research and care

President Obama released an executive order Monday that outlined new tasks for HIV Care Continuum Initiative.

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June 25, 2013

Take part in #TestMe on National HIV Testing Day - June 27, 2013

A group of LGBT and allied bloggers is calling for people to post, blog, and tweet about their HIV tests on National HIV Testing Day (June 27th) using the hashtag #TestMe.

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Young LGBT voices: what does pride mean to you? - Hannah Moch

Pride for Hannah has always meant being as out as possible. But she comes to the LGBT community tangentially, so being out to her has meant outing others.

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Distinguished AIDS Activist Spencer Cox Passes Away

Spencer Cox, a noted activist in the fight against AIDS, passed away Tuesday morning at New York’s Columbia Presbyterian Hospital of causes related to the disease. He was 44.
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September 18, 2012

How to Survive a Plague Opens This Weekend! - Director David France Speaks with GLAAD

Opening in select theaters this weekend, How to Survive a Plague is an unflinching and powerfully moving look at how the activists behind groups like ACT UP forced the medical establishment into action following its tragically stunted response to the HIV/AIDS crisis. Now director David France talks to GLAAD about the film, and read on for your chance to win tickets to the film's New York premiere tomorrow night!

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