Posts tagged "hiv"

HIV-Positive? You Probably Don’t Want To Be In Kansas Anymore

My college best friend and I coined the term “bipolar week.”  It was used to describe a week filled with both overwhelmingly amazing events and truly terrible moments: winning a…

Sarah Gray | March 29, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Amazing News: Doctors Say They Have Cured Baby With HIV

Yesterday, doctors announced that they had, for the first time, cured a baby who was born with HIV, an incredible achievement that could lead to more aggressive treatments used on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 4, 2013 - 9:40 am

An Anti-HIV, Disappearing Female Condom Is On The Way

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed the technology to create the all-purpose condom of the future. This new kind of female condom, made of “electrospinning” micro-fibers, will protect…

Ami Angelowicz | December 7, 2012 - 2:40 pm

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

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

Today’s Lady News: MTV’s New iCondom App Helps You Find Places To Buy Condoms

MTV’s Staying Alive HIV prevention campaign partnered up with iCondom for a new iPhone app that allows users to search via GPS for places to buy condoms. While I commend…

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2011 - 6:40 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

HIV+ Porn Star Speaks Out

The L.A. Times has an interview with Derrick Burts, the 24-year-old male porn star who contracted HIV recently. Burts, who has worked in gay and straight porn, as…

Susannah Breslin | December 8, 2010 - 5:20 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

Jenna Jameson Weighs In On The Adult Industry HIV Outbreak

“It was like a ticking time bomb before something like this happened.” –Porn star Jenna Jameson weighs in on the latest HIV outbreak in the adult movie industry. Condom use…

Susannah Breslin | October 15, 2010 - 12:20 pm

German Pop Star On Trial For Knowingly Infecting A Man With HIV

No Angels was the German answer to the Spice Girls. Formed in 2000, one of the band’s members was the beautiful Nadja Benaissa. Who, sadly, is no angel. Nadja…

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 17, 2010 - 7:15 pm

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

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

Common Acne Drug Keeps HIV Dormant

Scientists at Johns Hopkins have found that minocycline, an antibiotic used to treat acne since the 1970s, can be used as an added defense against HIV. The drug targets immune…

Annika Harris | March 26, 2010 - 11:50 am

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

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

Meet Kami, The First HIV-Positive Sesame Streeter

Even though the days are sunny and the air is sweet, things aren’t always perfect on “Sesame Street” … especially in South Africa. There is a new kid on the…

Ami Angelowicz | November 17, 2009 - 8:40 pm