Posts tagged "aids"

Women Who Rock: Marvelyn Brown

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday. Since today is the last day of this awesome month, we’ll be going

Shamontiel | March 31, 2009 - 6:15 pm

There Still Aren’t Condoms In The Pope’s Carry On

“[The AIDS epidemic in Africa] is a tragedy that cannot be overcome by money alone, that cannot be overcome through the distribution of condoms, which even aggravates the problems…. It…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 17, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Grandpa’s Got AIDS? Older People Contracting HIV In Greater Numbers

Sexually-active people aged 50 and older face a greater risk of HIV infection, according to a study published by the World Health Organization. People in this age group are more…

Annika Harris | March 5, 2009 - 1:00 pm

AIDS Gels May Offer Women Protection

AIDS researchers are one step closer to finding another method of protection that can help stop the spread of HIV and AIDS among women. Dr. Salim Abdool Karim of the…

Annika Harris | February 10, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Safe Sex: Coming To A Cell Phone Near You!

As sexting gets more popular, safe sexting gets a grant! A series of modern sex ed soap operas have been filmed and distributed via cell phones thanks to an endowment…

Simcha | January 5, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Star Trek Goes Gay, Finally

Back in the ’90s, “Star Trek: The Next Generation” commissioned an episode involving gay characters in love. The script for “Blood And Fire” was about a deathly bloodworm…

Simcha | December 19, 2008 - 6:00 pm

World AIDS Day Marks 20th Anniversary Of Togetherness

Today, December 1, marks the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day, the day when individuals and organizations from around the world work together to bring attention to the global AIDS…

Annika Harris | December 1, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Quickies!: Jennifer Aniston Closes The Chapter On Friends

Jennifer Aniston said she has closed the chapter on Friends, so there won’t be a film. Now if only the rest of the world would too. [Pop Eater]
Self-medication, anyone?

Annika Harris | August 13, 2008 - 8:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Special Police Bras, Circumcision And AIDS, And Smart Spiders

Thousands of German policewomen have received “bulletproof bras.” Basically, they’re just bras that say “Polizei” (police) and don’t have metal parts, which could impale the wearer if hit by a…

Catherine Strawn | August 6, 2008 - 12:45 pm

STFree Gives You A License to Lay

Do you have a license to lay? Brooklyn-based STF(ree) is making private issued cards so your potential lovers can check the results of your last two AIDS/HIV tests. No lying,…

Simcha | July 30, 2008 - 6:30 pm

U.S. Ban On People With HIV Could Be Repealed

Did you know that people with HIV who want to visit the U.S. or move to the U.S. from another country basically can’t? For about 20 years, there has been…

Catherine Strawn | July 17, 2008 - 11:30 am

Microbicides: Condoms May Become A Thing Of The Past

While sticking a bunch of microbicides up your hoo-ha may seem like a bad idea, turns out it may save your vaj from the likes of HIV and other STD’s.

Simcha | July 8, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Condoms And Conjugal Visits: Possible Solutions To Stop The Spread Of HIV/AIDS

Marcus Day, the adviser to the Association of Caribbean Heads of Corrections and Prison Services, is recommending prisons in the Caribbean implement condom distribution programs (despite concerns from the religious…

Catherine Strawn | June 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm

STD Prevention Factoid!

Drinking a cap-full of bleach will not stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. It will, however, turn your insides into mulch. Guess they didn’t teach teens in Florida that in abstinence…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 8, 2008 - 11:00 am

Gay Blood Is As Good As Any, Darnit!

Happy Hump Day! We here at The Frisky would like to salute the hump and its oh-so-important role in our lives. However, who you like to hump shouldn’t dictate whose…

Simcha | March 19, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Broadway Bids Rent Adieu

Musical Theater buffs, break out the Kleenex. After nine hundred thirty thousand, one hundred eighty minutes the curtain is closing on Rent. Nearly 12 years ago the rock version of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 16, 2008 - 4:00 pm
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