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I Know. I Took The Test: Stories from POZ

New Media | June 11, 2009 Read the full post
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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”…

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

New Media | June 9, 2009 Read the full post
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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…

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…

Mobilizing for National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2009

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…

The Wonderful World of Widgets

New Media | May 26, 2009 Read the full post
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Widgets . Gadgets . Call them what you’d like, but there is definitely a lot of buzz around these small applications that you can embed in a social network site, blog, or website. Our Federal colleagues have developed salmonella, flu,…

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

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…

Capitol Hill Conference: Future Directions in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

apitol Hill Conference: Future Directions in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

On Wednesday I had the pleasure of speaking about new media during the “Capitol Hill Conference: Future Directions in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS” co-sponsored by amfAR and Research!America . This event brought together international HIV experts, celebrity advocates, and government…

Quest for an HIV Vaccine Continues: HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

New Media | May 12, 2009 Read the full post
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD

Wear the upside-down AIDS ribbon to create a “V” for “vaccine” and the vision of a world without AIDS. Recently I talked with Kathy Stover from NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) — the lead organizer for…