AIDS

Prosecutors charged a Chicago-area personal trainer for transmitting the HIV virus to three women. The man allegedly knew for 15 years that he is HIV positive but did not warn the women.

Smollett shared that although many people believe that contracting HIV/AIDS is a thing of the past, the issue is alive and well and it is affecting the lives of millions of people.

In reality, the Reagan administration wanted nothing to do with the disease, waiting six years after the epidemic hit to even address it in a speech.

During his final State of the Union address last month to a joint session of Congress in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama said that the U.S. is on track to eliminate new HIV/AIDS transmissions by 2020.

When she was first diagnosed with HIV, Vuyiseka Dubula was just an impoverished, 22-year-old Black woman living in a Cape Town township who couldn't afford her own medication. Now she's one of Africa's most fearless warriors in the fight against HIV. Here's her story.

While we may have made strides in treating the virus, we still have a long way to go in how we treat the person infected.

The fight to end AIDS hasn’t paused, we may have just been failing to pay attention. That is, until we woke up Tuesday to actor Charlie Sheen revealing his HIV positive status to Matt Lauer on the Today Show. But while Sheen was clearing up the rumors about his HIV diagnosis, saying he made the […]

I’m not one to judge but sometimes I wonder if Suge Knight’s recent series of misfortune is the result of bad karma he’s attracted over the years. Recently, an old video showing Suge’s ugly side resurfaced. In the video, Suge suggests that Eazy-E was injected with AIDS laced blood. The moment was so awkward that […]

The headline is as frightening as it sounds: “Half Of Atlanta’s Newly Diagnosed HIV Patients Have AIDS, Grady Testing Finds.” Yet, what may sound like…

Spread the word about HIV and AIDS in our community. And mark February 7th as National Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day. Blacks represent 12 percent of the U.S. population, yet account for nearly half of new HIV infections. Health officials urge more frequent testing for everyone especially pregnant women. Dale Harrison with the Leon County […]

Initiative focuses on ending the HIV epidemic in metro Atlanta The Atlanta Area Outreach Initiative (AAOI) will be hosting its 16th year with an event that will prove to have a significant and lasting impact on the HIV epidemic within the Metropolitan Atlanta Area. The AAOI event will focus on getting individuals who are not […]

AIDS and HIV are not the immediate death sentences they once were. But of course, that’s no excuse for us to stay lax on practicing…