| May 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Back in 1984, relatively early in the AIDS crisis, actors Michael Kearns and James Carroll Pickett met with David Galligan about directing a benefit show to help gay men afflicted with the disease.
Galligan, a journalist making the transition to theater...
| Jun 4, 2014
A funny thing happened after an AIDS organization recently put up a billboard along Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale depicting a giant pink condom: Nothing.
No community outrage. No protests. Maybe a little tittering from a few, but nobody is...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Los Angeles officials say a bid to create a city health commission has netted enough signatures to get onto the November ballot -- or to be approved outright by the City Council, if it chooses to do so.
Activists behind the plan argue that Angelenos...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:16 PM
When it comes to safe sex, one AIDS organization believes that size matters.
In what might be considered a sign of the times, a hard-to-miss, extra-large condom is visible to anyone traveling south on Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale between Oakland...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:06 PM
John Duran gets the question over and over in his against-the-odds bid to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. People he meets on the campaign trail ask, "Where did you come from?"
The quick answer is West Hollywood....
| May 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The annual amfAR auction at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc outside of Cannes is known for its extravagant auctions on behalf of AIDS research, but this year the charity event shot into outer space. Leonardo DiCaprio auctioned a space trip in 2015 with him,...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:14 PM
In an extraordinary television interview that deepened the anger over his ownership of the Clippers, Donald Sterling attacked Lakers great Magic Johnson, suggested that African Americans have not done enough to help their community and blamed the media...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The TV talk show has become the modern confessional, where disgraced celebrities, coached by practiced PR professionals, make their mea culpas and try to restore their reputations.
But crisis management experts Tuesday called Clippers owner Donald...
| May 18, 2014
| 10:37 PM
The most prominent candidates to fill seats this fall on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have very personal reasons to be interested in healthcare.
One is an HIV-positive West Hollywood city councilman. Another left the Obama...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For 20 years, amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS fundraiser has drawn some of the world's most beautiful and wealthy people to its event at Cannes, but this year, as the star-studded party celebrates 21 years of raising money for AIDS research and education, its...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Magic Johnson said Tuesday evening that he was asked by Donald Sterling to join him for an interview with Barbara Walters.
The NBA legend also said that Sterling would be wise to relinquish ownership of the Clippers. "Enjoy the rest of your life,"...