HIV / AIDS

Get Educated! Get Updated! Get Tested! EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Roland Martin interviews Phil Wilson, President and CEO of the AIDS Institute. Today is National Black  HIV/AIDS Awareness Days and most people are not aware of the impact of HIV/AIDS on black college campuses in the south. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a study in […]

In his 2005 hit, “Heard Em’ Say,” Kanye West rhymed: “And I know the government administered AIDS/ So I guess we just pray like the minister say.” Kanye’s not the only black person who believes the Feds are behind this devastating disease. The Rand Corporation reported in a study that, of the 500 black participants […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials said Thursday they are recommending that any person living with HIV be offered AIDS drugs as soon as they are diagnosed with the virus, an aggressive move that has been shown to prolong life and stem the spread of the disease. Standard practice has been to have patients put […]

British reporters have revealed a shocking religious practice that may have cost the lives of six HIV-positive patients in England.

The department of health in Massachusetts has announced that HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women in the state. It was also found that more than half of all AIDS cases there consist of black women specifically — most of whom became infected by their intimate partners. Dr. Bela Bashar, a clinical […]

For lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people, June is the official month to celebrate their pride! As always, it will be an action-packed month of events, to celebrate the LGBT community, commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, and support the ongoing fight for gay liberation. Should 11-Year-Olds Be Allowed To Pick Up Condoms And […]

FROM NYDailyNews.com: Poverty is perhaps the most important factor in whether inner-city heterosexuals are infected with the AIDS virus, according to the first government study of its kind.

From the Chicago-Tribune: On a recent Sunday morning, the Rev. Stephen Thurston stood on the pulpit before a packed New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago while a health care worker swabbed his upper and lower gums. After his sermon, she announced the results: Thurston had tested negative for HIV.