NATIONAL GAY MEN’S HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY 2018

Thursday, September 27, marks National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD) 2018. This year’s theme is “The Conversation About HIV Is Changing.” This is a reference to the tools we have to end the epidemic in the United States, including treatment and prevention. Notably, we now know that people with HIV who take meds and…

CDC LAUNCHES ‘DOING IT’ HIV TESTING CAMPAING & ONLINE RISK REDUCTION TOOL

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has unveiled two new HIV prevention initiatives aimed at helping all sexually active Americans take charge of their health—including a new national HIV testing campaign, as well as an online risk assessment tool to help people determine how best to protect themselves and their partners from…

ELTON JOHN AIDS FOUNDATION INVESTS IN MSM, LGBT PROGRAMS

The Elton John AIDS Foundation is donating funds to new HIV programs focused on the U.S. LGBT population as well as on men who have sex with men (MSM) in South Africa, according to an EJAF press release. Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish—the EJAF founder and chairman, respectively—met with Secretary of State John…