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Dee Borrego: ‘How to Survive a Plague’ Screening and Discussion

Dee Borrego: ‘How to Survive a Plague’ Screening and Discussion

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dee Borrego, HIV PJA Steering Committee I was fortunate enough to attend an amazing film screening of “How to Survive a Plague” directed by filmmaker David France at AIDS 2012.  Words cannot describe how this film moved me to really understand the history of the HIV epidemic in the US.  Walking into the beautiful [...]

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ACT UP Movie Coming to Chicago…And a City Near You!

ACT UP Movie Coming to Chicago…And a City Near You!

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS Foundation of Chicago’s ‘Inside Story’ Blog. By Gregory Trotter The acclaimed documentary, “How to Survive a Plague,” is slated to open in Chicago at the Music Box Theatre on Friday, Sept. 21. We expect it to be both a powerful reminder of the past and a clarion call [...]

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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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