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HIV - AIDS

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  • Anti-Gay Crusader May Have Aided His Foes

    Fred Phelps once told me, "I'm the best friend that homosexuals have." In a way, he had a point. Although it is only now, almost 21 years later to the day and with the news of Phelps' death all over the Internet, that I'd concede it. He told me this...
  • Get exercise at Lake Eola while fighting ALS, HIV

    Get exercise at Lake Eola while fighting ALS, HIV
    You can help find a cure for two illnesses while stretching your legs at Lake Eola two times this month. Walk to Defeat ALS: The 1.3-mile walk to benefit amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at...
  • 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...
  • Blind spot revealed in shabby handling of HIV-positive basketball player

    Blind spot revealed in shabby handling of HIV-positive basketball player
    On Nov. 7, 1991, Earvin Johnson stood at a podium inside The Forum, his second home. It was the place where his otherworldly abilities on the hardwood with the Los Angeles Lakers had shaken the basketball world. That day, he again would shake the world....
  • Editor's choice: 'Body Counts' by Sean Strub

    In the mid-1980s, a friend of mine summoned me to the hospital and designated me responsible for decisions regarding his medical care. He had walked into the emergency room and been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS a few hours before. He was dead within two weeks....
  • Iron Crow Theatre Company successfully conjures Poe's spirit

    Iron Crow Theatre Company successfully conjures Poe's spirit
    There is one more week left of "The Homo Poe Show," Iron Crow Theatre Company's daring and ever so cheeky production of four new plays and choreography inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. If you haven't caught it yet, give it a try. The production, the...
  • Magic Johnson says Donald Sterling wanted to do a joint TV interview

    Magic Johnson says Donald Sterling wanted to do a joint TV interview
    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,"...
  • Cannes Plays Host to 21st Annual AmfAR Gala

    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...
  • Ryan Lewis talks mother's battle with HIV on 'CBS This Morning'

    Ryan Lewis talks mother's battle with HIV on 'CBS This Morning'
    Grammy-winning rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is known for its humanitarian approach to rap. Foregoing stereotypical lyrics glamorizing violence and disdain for women, the duo has carved an all-inclusive niche for itself in the tough landscape of hip-...
  • Spring arts 2014: Dance

    Spring arts 2014: Dance
    It's a full spring dance season, with national and international companies heading into town, a trend that continues well into summer. For the next three months, "diversity" is one watchword, with flamenco, contemporary ballet, modern dance and neo-...
  • L.A. nonprofits battling HIV/AIDS face funding cutoff

    L.A. nonprofits battling HIV/AIDS face funding cutoff
    Los AngelesĀ groups that provide testing, education and other services to prevent HIV/AIDS are facing at least three months without a crucial stream of city support -– an estimated gap of roughly $250,000, according to a city office that allocates...