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  • West Hollywood blood drive protests FDA exclusion of gays as donors

    West Hollywood blood drive  protests FDA exclusion of gays as donors
    As the group outside the Red Cross blood donation bus on Santa Monica Boulevard huddled together for a photo, the man holding the camera yelled: "Everybody, say blood!" Then: "Everybody, say, 'I wish they accepted my blood!'" At the blood drive in...
  • The Tony Greene moment: Art life after death

    The Tony Greene moment: Art life after death
    When painter Tony Greene died of an AIDS-related illness in 1990, it was far from certain that anyone beyond his circle of friends and colleagues would remember him or his work. At the time of his death, Greene was 35 years old — an artist on...
  • Tony Greene: Melancholy in paint, given new dimension at MAK Center

    Tony Greene: Melancholy in paint, given new dimension at MAK Center
    Tony Greene’s paintings look not so much painted as extruded. Impasto doesn’t even begin to describe the raised filigrees of flowers and other motifs layered over tinted photographs of tender young men, taxidermy stags and barren landscapes....
  • Preemie baby and toothless adults urge smokers to quit in new CDC ads

    Preemie baby and toothless adults urge smokers to quit in new CDC ads
    You probably know that smoking causes lung cancer, emphysema and heart disease. But former smokers want you to know that cigarettes can give you a stroke, make your teeth fall out and cause your baby to be born dangerously early. These are some of the...
  • Tragedy explored in 'Broken Heart Land'

    His family doesn't know if Zack actually heard any of it firsthand. Maybe he was at that City Council meeting (some people swear he was) or maybe not. Either way, they figure he probably knew about the things that were said, how his neighbors in the...
  • Tragedy explored in 'Broken Heart Land' [Commentary]

    Tragedy explored in 'Broken Heart Land' [Commentary]
    His family doesn't know if Zack actually heard any of it firsthand. Maybe he was at that City Council meeting (some people swear he was) or maybe not. Either way, they figure he probably knew about the things that were said, how his neighbors in the...
  • Hampton Roads: Free testing, early diagnosis keeping HIV in check

    Hampton Roads: Free testing, early diagnosis keeping HIV in check
    The most effective way to reduce the transmission of HIV is its early diagnosis and treatment. In Hampton Roads, where the incidence is the highest in the state — ahead of both Richmond and Northern Virginia — about four out of five are...
  • Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say

    Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say
    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...
  • Online mapping tool shows HIV/AIDS hot spots

    Online mapping tool shows HIV/AIDS hot spots
    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,...
  • AIDS drama 'Normal Heart' recalls days of 'gay plague'

     AIDS drama 'Normal Heart' recalls days of 'gay plague'
    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/...
  • 'Dance for Life' still makes a case for itself

    'Dance for Life' still makes a case for itself
    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...