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I Know. I Took The Test: Stories from The Positive Project

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I Know. I Took The Test: Stories from The Positive Project - Allison

Interview of Tony Miles Back in March, we shared videos from The Positive Project in honor of National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Watching those videos reinforced the power of sharing personal stories about HIV through new media — and helped inspire our “I Know. I Took the Test” initiative for National HIV Testing Day. Today…

I Know. I Took The Test: Stories from Second Life

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Interview of Jena Ball We’ve shared HIV testing story intiatives from the Southern AIDS Living Quilt, POZ magazine, and the National Association of People with AIDS leading up to National HIV Testing Day. Today’s post will take us “in world” to some virtual testing day story initiatives happening in Karuna , the National Library of…

I Know. I Took The Test: Stories from The National Association of People with AIDS

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Interview of Tom Kujawski So far in our “I Know. I Took The Test” blog series, we’ve shared compelling HIV testing videos from the Southern AIDS Living Quilt and POZ . Today I’m excited to highlight a different kind of initiative — This is My Story — that shows the power of the written word….

I Know. I Took The Test: Stories from POZ

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Interview of Ian Anderson Earlier this week we shared an HIV testing story initiative focusing on women in the South, and in this post we’re highlighting testing stories from POZ as we continue our “I Know. I Took The Test” blog series for National HIV Testing Day. I spoke with POZ‘s Ian Anderson, President &…

I Know. I Took The Test: Stories from the Southern AIDS Living Quilt

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Interview of Patrick Packer In this week’s post, I’m excited to share with you HIV testing stories from the Southern AIDS Living Quilt and my recent conversation with Patrick Packer, Executive Director of the Southern AIDS Coalition . As we mentioned last week, this month leading up to National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) on June…

I Know. I Took the Test: National HIV Testing Day Call to Action

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Back in April, I shared that according to CDC estimates, one of every five people living with HIV in the U.S. is unaware of their HIV status. Stigma remains a barrier to people getting an HIV test. I also asked for your suggestions in naming our AIDS.gov National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) initiative which will…

Mobilizing for National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2009

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National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Deb LeBel and Tseli Mohammed On June 8th we will join our partners in observing National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NCAHAAD) . NCAHAAD is an HIV mobilization effort designed to encourage Caribbean-American and Caribbean-born individuals, across the United States and its territories, to get educated, tested, treated, and involved. Since NCAHAAD is only…

Turning Compassion into Action for National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NAPIHAAD). This year’s theme is “After a quarter century of HIV, compassion isn’t enough—Take action now!” I spoke with David Stupplebeen of the Banyan Tree Project (“BTP” – the partnership that plans and implements the day) about what you can do to turn compassion into…