Monthly Archives: August 2013

Donate Style to OTC & Go to Fashion Week!

AIDS Healthcare Foundation has launched a style contest, Donate Style, for New York City designers, stylists, and fashion students via Instagram – the entrant who donates the best-styled look to the Brooklyn Out of the Closet Thrift Store will win celebrity treatment at the Tumbler & Tipsy fashion show at Style 360 Fashion Week! NEW…

China: New Testing and Treatment Practices Increase Accuracy, Efficiency

    Dr. Huang Chengyu, Deputy Director of Chongqing AIDS Clinic Center, visits a family to discuss and encourage early access to ART   Since the beginning of this year, AHF China has taken the new World Health Organization (WHO) guidance of beginning antiretroviral treatment (ART) earlier into strong account: through home visits and consultations…

L.A. porn film sets shuttered after actress infected with HIV

By Sharon Bernstein Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:52pm EDT (Reuters) – Adult film sets throughout the Los Angeles area have shut down indefinitely after a porn actress tested positive for HIV, the trade association for the industry said on Thursday. The actress, who works under the name Cameron Bay, has contracted the virus that causes…

Cleveland: Late US Rep Honored with ‘Keep the Promise to Women’ & Free Citywide HIV Testing

Late Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones’ commitment, compassion and bravery placed her at the forefront of HIV/AIDS prevention and care during a time when stigma prevented many in the community from being tested Advocates, community leaders, organizations, faith leaders, women and their partners from the Greater Cleveland area joined forces in ‘Keep the Promise on Women’—a…

Keep the Promise to Women and honor Stephanie Tubbs Jones: editorial

http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2013/08/keep_the_promise_to_women_and.html Stephanie Tubbs Jones, who died five years ago this week, would have shouted, “Hallelujah!” and maybe even punched the air for emphasis. Her exuberance and energy helped speed progressive and positive change on issues as diverse as prison inmate re-entry initiatives and predatory lending practices. But it is her legacy as an advocate for…

AHF Spotlight: Widespread Testing, Accessible Treatment, and Passionate Advocacy in Mexico

Since its inception in 2004 as the first AHF partner country in Latin America, AHF Mexico has had a lasting impact on the fight against HIV and AIDS in the region through mass testing events, passionate advocacy and open discussions with government and nongovernmental agencies, and accessible treatment and care through supported clinics in Mexico City, Oaxaca,…

AHF: Federal Court Finds Condoms in Porn Requirement Constitutional

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-porn-industry-condom-20130817,0,6000686.story U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson denies three of the seven counts in pornographers’ lawsuit to block implementation of Measure B, the Los Angeles County Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act, including the porn industry’s claim that requiring adult film actors to wear condoms is unconstitutional Porn industry lawsuit also sought to remove…