Monthly Archives: February 2012

L. A. County condoms in porn measure: AHF has gathered over half the signatures needed—120,000

Press Conference: Tues., Feb. 28th 10:30am—Downtown L.A. Since January 3, 2012, backers have collected over 120,000 signatures—more than half the 232,153 needed by June 5th to qualify the measure for the November 2012 election. The measure is modeled on the County’s health permit process for tattoo and massage parlors and bathhouses. AHF and the initiative’s…

One Half Million Condoms: AHF’s Int’l Condom Day a Global Success!

On Feb. 13, the eve of the Valentine’s Day 2012, AIDS Healthcare Foundation marked International Condom Day with worldwide events in which advocates gave away nearly half a million free condoms to the public in 21 countries. The annual event organized by AHF strives to promote condom use as a way to prevent new HIV…

AHF’s ‘Condom Nation’ big rig tour rolls into VEGAS!

What: MEDIA AVAILABILITY—Free condom giveaway and free HIV testing event(s). AHF’s ‘Condom Nation’ 18-wheel semi truck continues six-month, 20-state free condom tour; advocates to hand out condoms in Las Vegas When: February 21st through 25th various times, locations in Las Vegas Where & When: Feb. 21 – (Tuesday) Mardi Gras Condom distribution/gay bar hopping in Las Vegas…

AHF challenges FDA move to fast track Gilead’s ‘HIV prevention’ drug linked to kidney disease

Decision to grant expedited review of drug application comes just days after release of study showing the drug, Truvada, is associated with significant risk of kidney damage and disease that increases over time AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the nation’s largest HIV/AIDS nonprofit medical provider, today expressed its disappointment and dismay at the Food and Drug…

AHF launches Hershey boycott over HIV/AIDS discrimination with Valentine’s press conference

Starting with ‘Hershey: A Day without Kisses’ Valentine’s boycott, AIDS advocates call on public to join e-letter campaign and boycott of Hershey chocolates over Milton Hershey School’s rejection of a 13-year-old boy due to his HIV-positive status; advocates demand that Hershey—which funds the school—denounce the discrimination and permit the boy’s enrollment AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)…

AHF’s ‘Condom Nation’ big rig hits the road

From California’s famed Venice Beach Boardwalk Monday, Feb 13th—International Condom Day— AIDS group will launch 53, foot, 18-wheel ‘Condom Nation’ big rig on national condom giveaway tour Venice Beach, CA What: PRESS CONFERENCE & MEDIA AVAILABILITY—AHF’s ‘Condom Nation’ 18-wheel semi truck begins six-month, 20 state free condom distribution tour; advocates with ‘cigarette girl’ style trays…

‘International Condom Day’ 2012: AHF & partners to distribute over one million free condoms worldwide

      Events in over 30 cities in 15 countries around the world set stage for free condom distribution, HIV testing and safer sex awareness events by AIDS Healthcare Foundation and global partners; groups to distribute over one million of AHF’s ‘LOVE Condoms’ as well as locally-sourced condoms during events starting February 13th—International Condom…

Action Alert: Ohio Gov. Kasich, Stop Playing Games

Action Alert: Tell Ohio Governor Kasich Stop Playing Bureaucratic Games with People’s Lives Proposed severe medical and financial-eligibility changes to the Ohio AIDS Drug Assistance (ADAP) will restrict access to lifesaving treatment for people with AIDS. Send the eletter below to Ohio Governor John R. Kasich asking him to stop changes to the state AIDS…

March on Washington: Join Us on Facebook

On July 22, 2012, we will gather for the March on Washington. With just 166 days to go, we are planning in earnest and have launched a Facebook event page to keep you updated on the march plans. Simply join the Facebook event page by clicking here, or the facebook button to the right to…

No Kisses for Hershey

Please join AIDS Healthcare Foundation in sending a message to the Hershey Company and the Milton Hershey School that HIV/AIDS discrimination is not acceptable.