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HIV - AIDS

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  • Survivor times two

    Survivor times two
    When Ethan Zohn became one of the earliest and most popular players ever to win CBS' "Survivor" in 2001, he couldn't have had any idea just how appropriate the title would be for him. But eight years later he was diagnosed with a rare form of Hodgkin...
  • Looking Out: Maryland youth HIV prevention summit scheduled

    Looking Out: Maryland youth HIV prevention summit scheduled
    At the end of 2012, there were 29,477 people in Maryland diagnosed and living with HIV or AIDS. Of those, 1,424 -- or just shy of 5 percent -- were between the ages of 13 and 24, according to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In an...
  • 'Made in L.A.' best in show: 5 must-see pieces at the Hammer biennial

    'Made in L.A.' best in show: 5 must-see pieces at the Hammer biennial
    The second iteration of the Hammer Museum's "Made in L.A." biennial has arrived, and it bears no evidence of a sophomore slump. There are funny ceramics, pervy paintings on bedsheets, abstract sculptures, installations about process, works saturated...
  • HBO's 'The Normal Heart' brought back memories of death, and I'm only 28 [Commentary]

    HBO's 'The Normal Heart' brought back memories of death, and I'm only 28 [Commentary]
    As I watched HBO's new film "The Normal Heart" this weekend, sharp memories kept flashing through my mind of emaciated young people wracked with sores and dying before my eyes. They are memories I shouldn't have, memories most gay men my age...
  • Looking Out: Hero of local HIV fight named Baltimore Pride grand marshal

    Looking Out: Hero of local HIV fight named Baltimore Pride grand marshal
    In the early days of the AIDS epidemic, when nobody knew what HIV was or how it was spread, few people in Baltimore were willing to go out of their way to help those dying of the disease. Tom Patrick was one of the willing -- still is, in fact -- and...
  • 'Test' says little about gay life in the 1980s

    'Test' says little about gay life in the 1980s
    Set in 1985 San Francisco as HIV blood tests first become available, "Test" revolves around an understudy at a ballet company. When Frankie (Scott Marlowe of the LEVYdance company in San Francisco, in his acting debut) isn't rehearsing in the studio, he...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • Donald Sterling slams Magic Johnson, cites HIV status

    Donald Sterling slams Magic Johnson, cites HIV status
    Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lashed out at Magic Johnson during a CNN interview  broadcasted Monday night, alluding to the NBA’s great’s HIV-positive diagnosis and saying, “I don’t think he’s a good example...
  • Agent: Magic Johnson the 'opposite' of what Donald Sterling said

    Agent: Magic Johnson the 'opposite' of what Donald Sterling said
    The longtime agent and friend of Magic Johnson responded quickly to defend Johnson after Donald Sterling's incendiary comments Monday on CNN. Johnson is "the exact opposite" of the way Sterling portrayed him on "Anderson Cooper: 360," said Lon Rosen,...
  • L.A. community leaders blast Sterling's comments in CNN interview

    L.A. community leaders blast Sterling's comments in CNN interview
    Los Angeles leaders lashed out Monday night at Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his comments in a nationally televised interview in which he criticized Earvin "Magic" Johnson for contracting HIV and said he was "baited" into making racist...
  • AIDS at 30: Apathy plus HIV kills

    AIDS at 30: Apathy plus HIV kills
    It was a chilly spring day in Washington when Secretary of Health and Human Services Margaret Heckler made a historic announcement. "The probable cause of AIDS has been found," she began, "a variant of a known human cancer virus." It was 1984, and she...