| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The state Senate Appropriations Committee will soon take up two very different bills that could determine whether California remains the nation’s moviemaking capital.
Assembly Bill 1839 would significantly boost the size of tax credits...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 6:16 PM
When Ryan James Yezak's workplace hosted a blood drive a few years back, he told his boss he would be happy to donate.
Then the West Hollywood resident found out that as a gay man, he was banned for life from giving blood under a federal regulation...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:48 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In 2012, a one-year-old boy in Belgium acquired HIV through his mother's breast milk, a rare but not impossible form of transmission in industrialized countries, doctors say.
"Breast milk transmission has been recognized...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:49 AM
An interactive mapping tool designed by Emory University researchers is putting South Florida's HIV/AIDS epidemic in sharp relief.
AIDSVu, a free online tool created by Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, allows users to call up maps of Broward,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The Normal Heart
HBO, $19.97; Blu-ray, $24.99
This year's Primetime Emmy ceremony — airing Monday — figures to prominently feature the star-studded HBO movie "The Normal Heart," which is up for nearly every major award in the miniseries/...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Now that gay marriage is legal, at least in some states, and those with HIV can be treated, if not cured, HBO's recent adaptation of Larry Kramer's 1985 play "The Normal Heart" might seem a bit beside the point. Not so, says choreographer Harrison...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:35 AM
In the late 1980s, the young writer Tony Kushner began work on his second play: a theatrical epic about AIDS and homophobia, race and morality, religion and spirituality, Reaganism, love and abandonment, and much, much more.
Kushner's two -part...
| Aug 16, 2014
Faced with the threats of viruses like H1N1 influenza and SARS in recent years, scientists including the University of Maryland's Dr. Robert Gallo sought a way to prepare for future outbreaks — founding the Baltimore-based Global Virus Network in...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:31 PM
An inmate booked on misdemeanors last week in Orange County is now facing a felony charge after a woman came forward to report that he'd had sex with her without telling her that he is HIV positive, an arrest affidavit states.
The woman came forward...
| Aug 8, 2014
Before the Pride Center at Equality Park took over a sprawling, 5.5-acre campus in Wilton Manors, Broward County's first LGBT center began in a humbler, more confining place: the Victoria Park living room of its founder, Alan Schubert.
"It was awfully...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it.
James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...