Archive for July, 2012

Day Four: The Diaspora

Day Four: The Diaspora

| July 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Day Four: The Diaspora By Craig Washington Wednesday did not get off to an easy start. It took me thirty minutes to find my wallet wedged underneath my blue sneaker which of course made me forty-five minutes late to my first session. By the time I had reached session room 5 I had missed two [...]

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The Remnant AIDS 2012

The Remnant AIDS 2012

| July 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Remnant AIDS 2012 By Craig Washington One of my colleagues who would kill me if I named him once revealed that he had little use for the AIDS Memorial Quilt. He said it does not change anything or offer anything new. “It is like a traveling graveyard.” After spending half a day at the [...]

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Conference Must-Read: The Paradox of HIV in Black MSM in the US

Conference Must-Read: The Paradox of HIV in Black MSM in the US

| July 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Paradox of HIV in Black MSM in the US Very high infection rates despite no more risky sex and more precautions By Roger Pebody Published: 25 July 2012 A new meta-analysis, presented to the 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) on Tuesday, shows that the exceptionally high rates of HIV infection seen in black men [...]

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Charles Stephens of HIV PJA Speaks at Panel on Gender, Sexuality, & Reproductive Justice

| July 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Charles Stephens, a community organizer with AIDS United and HIV PJA Steering Committee member, presents at a panel discussion that explores interconnections, fault lines and opportunities for policy, organizing and advocacy on the health and rights of women and girls, transgender rights and liberation, LGBTQ issues, sexual health and reproductive justice in the contexts of [...]

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Why are human rights so central to the AIDS response, in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, as everywhere else?

Why are human rights so central to the AIDS response, in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, as everywhere else?

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

This piece has been re-posted from  Human Rights and HIV/AIDS Now More Than Ever, a partner of HIV Prevention Justice Alliance. By: Michel Kazatchkine I am thrilled to have been appointed, last Friday, as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Eastern Europe is the region of the [...]

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