Historic Display of AIDS Memorial Quilt in San Francisco

The National AIDS Memorial will mark the 35th anniversary of the AIDS Memorial Quilt with an historic outdoor display June 11-12. More than 3,000 panels of the Quilt will be displayed in Golden Gate Park’s Robin Williams Meadow.  The free public event is the largest Quilt display in over a decade and the largest ever…

Access to HIV care varies across NC jails, study finds

NC Health News People with HIV have a high rate of ending up behind bars, but even though the diagnosis is not entirely uncommon among people in county jails, it’s hard to know the kind of care these patients receive while they’re detained due to a lack of research. A recent study from researchers at the University of North…

Durham Queer Health Fair offers NC queer community a seat at the table

From North Carolina Health News It was only about a decade ago when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first medication, Truvada, which provided pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to lower people’s risk of catching HIV.  Scotty Elliot still remembers the stigma that followed people who chose to get on the medication. “Guys who took…

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