AIDS

Blood donation
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Hadas Kuznits
April 03, 2020 - 12:23 pm
The FDA has changed its decades-long restriction on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, due to the pressing need amid the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Gloria Casarez
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Kim Glovas
March 16, 2020 - 1:41 pm
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has approved a new historical marker to honor Philadelphia political activist Gloria Casarez. Read more here.
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Philly AIDS Thrift awards grants to service organizations at a ceremony at William Way LGBT Community Center.
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Antionette Lee
February 07, 2020 - 8:24 am
One of Philadelphia's most popular thrift shops is known for more than secondhand, vintage items. On Thursday night, leaders of Philly AIDS Thrift gave away $300,000 to 26 local agencies fighting on the front lines against HIV and AIDS. Read more here.
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This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 4:01 pm
Scientists are still learning about the new virus from China, so it's hard to come up with a good name. The current one, which goes by the umbrella term "coronavirus," is likely temporary. Read more here.
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Visitors look at panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt that are being displayed on February 13, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
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CNN
November 21, 2019 - 1:54 pm
The AIDS Memorial Quilt is getting a new home and returning to the place where it was created. The famed quilt is moving from Atlanta back to San Francisco, where it will take up permanent residence. Read more.
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Luis Molina, Khadyjah Neal, Ciji Carr, and Denise Martinez formed a team for the 33rd AIDS Walk Philly.
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Molly Daly
October 20, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Despite the ugly weather and a drop in corporate sponsorship, this year's AIDS Walk Philly outpaced the last
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AIDS Walk Philly
Patrick Hagerty
Cherri Gregg
October 19, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The 33rd annual AIDS Walk Philly kicks off Sunday morning at the Art Museum, and a Philadelphia-area nonprofit organization that helps those living with the disease will represent, hoping to raise much needed emergency funds.
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AIDS Walk Philly
Patrick Hagerty
Molly Daly
October 12, 2019 - 6:45 am
There's still time to sign up for next Sunday's 33rd annual AIDS Walk in Philadelphia, which raises funds and awareness for people living with HIV and AIDS. Read more here.
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ACT-UP demonstration outside of the Bellevue Hotel in Center City Philadelphia in 1991.
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Pat Loeb
June 24, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The real test of Stonewall came 12 years after the celebrated protests, with a setback so profound it threatened to wipe out, not just the gains of the gay community, but the community itself. In 1981, gay men in New York and San Francisco began suffering from unusual...
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June is AIDS Education Month and Philadelphia Fight has organized a number of events designed to prevent HIV and get folks tested as the nonprofit celebrates 25 years of this monthlong event.
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Cherri Gregg
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — June is AIDS Education Month and Philadelphia Fight has organized a number of events designed to prevent HIV and get folks tested as the nonprofit celebrates 25 years of this monthlong event. "People are not going in to get treatment, people still lack access to care...
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