Posts tagged "aids"

HIV/AIDS Ad Is So Clever, Yet So Tacky

Clever use of Facebook Places, Finnish condom PSA! Too bad you had to resort to slut-shaming to do it. Twenty sexual partners might sound like a lot, but all you…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Want: Glow-In-The-Dark AIDS-Proof Cats

We like kittens, and glow-in-the-dark things, and also things that fight AIDS, so the fact that science (!) has managed to create a cat that is all of those things…

Julie Gerstein | September 12, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Gays Are “More Dangerous” Than Terrorism, Says Wackadoodle Politician

“Which has destroyed and ended the life of more people? Terrorism attack here in America or HIV/AIDS? In the last 20 years, 15 to 20 years, we’ve had maybe three…

Jessica Wakeman | September 12, 2011 - 12:04 pm

American Sex Ed Sucks, Says Elton John

“The stigma [around HIV/AIDS] hasn’t gone away after 30 years, and young people are still getting infected. We can’t get to the young people in this country because it’s very…

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2011 - 12:40 pm

5 Facts You May Not Know About AIDS

It’s World AIDS Day, and millions of people are doing their part to raise awareness and funds for the fight against AIDS and HIV. This epidemic continues to ravage the…

Kelli Bender | December 1, 2010 - 7:30 pm

I Have HIV

Kate is just like you or me: She is 29, lives in Ohio with her husband, holds down a job, and is the mother of a 3-year-old son. But for

Anonymous | December 1, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Pope Says Condom Use “Justified” For Male Prostitutes, I’m Not Impressed

Hey, great news, male prostitutes with HIV/AIDS! The Pope has given you his blessing to use condoms! In the upcoming book Light of the World: The Pope, the Church and

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 22, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Damn The Man, Save The Howard Brown Health Center!

Help! The Howard Brown Health Center, which has been serving the LGBT community since the ‘80s, needs donations, baaaaad. Two top officials were dismissed earlier this year for financial mismanagement…

Simcha | November 10, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Should Adult Film Stars Be Required To Use Protection?

News broke last week that an adult film star had tested positive for HIV. But adult film actress Madison Young tells’s Broadsheet blog that requiring actors to wear condoms…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2010 - 8:30 pm

AIDS Group Files Complaint Against Larry Flynt Over Condom-less Porn

AIDS activists have filed a workplace safety complaint against Hustler honcho Larry Flynt over the amount of condom-less sex in all of his skin flicks. On Thursday, activists descended upon…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Poll: Do You Or Would You Use A Female Condom?

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Annika Harris | August 5, 2010 - 7:15 pm

A Banana A Day Keeps HIV Away?

Could bananas really be the key to stopping the spread of HIV? Some researchers believe they could be. They’ve discovered that BanLec, a type of lectin naturally found in bananas,…

Ami Angelowicz | March 24, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Beware Of Your Man’s Vacation To The Dominican Republic

A few years ago a big secret was revealed: American men would flock to Brazil for secret sex getaways. But now that this is known, the Dominican Republic has replaced…

Annika Harris | January 27, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Two Very, Very Uncool Lies

Lying is bad enough in the first place. But if there are two things a person should never, ever lie about, they are AIDS and rape. So we are pretty…

Ami Angelowicz | January 19, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Husband Injects Wife With HIV To Get Laid

Of all the crazy schemes men use to get laid, this one has got to rank at the most vile. That’s both saying a lot and putting this catastrophe mildly. | December 13, 2009 - 5:00 pm

New Pap Smear Recommendations Could Increase STDs Among Black Teens

Going to the gynecologist is never a pleasant experience, but most responsible women suck it up at least once a year to have an annual pap smear. The new pap…

Annika Harris | December 7, 2009 - 1:10 pm

Stella McCartney’s Latest Design For Gap Comes In Your Size

If you couldn’t squeeze into Stella McCartney’s collection for GapKids, now’s your chance to pick up a piece designed by her at the retailer. Stella created a T-shirt for Gap’s…

Catherine Strawn | November 24, 2009 - 8:20 pm

What’s The #1 Cause Of Death Of Women Around The Globe?

Ask an American to name the leading cause of death for child-bearing women across the globe and I reckon he or she might say “heart disease,” “breast cancer” or maybe…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2009 - 1:40 pm

New HIV Vaccine May Make Huge Advances In Reducing Infection

Some exciting news in the medical world: a new HIV vaccine, called RV 144, has proved effective in reducing infection rates of the sexually transmitted disease by 31 percent. A…

Leonora Epstein | September 24, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Tyrant Porno: All For A Good Cause?

Das Commitee, an advertising agency in Hamburg, Germany, has just unveiled their ads for World AIDS Day, which happens on Dec. 1. The three-part series features photos of Hitler, Stalin,…

Simcha | September 4, 2009 - 3:40 pm