world aids day

Prince Harry and Rihanna getting tested for World AIDS Day is the cutest thing on the internet

Prince Harry had the pleasure of meeting Rihanna in her home country of Barbados. He looked honored, as he should, when the two met at a reception. But the most…

Bené Viera | December 2, 2016 - 2:29 pm

How the criminalization of HIV is more dangerous than the virus itself

HIV is transmitted through sex and blood, but a person with an undetectable viral load on medication can’t give the virus to a partner. Even if they have sex without a condom. Yes,

Karen Fratti | December 2, 2016 - 1:03 pm

FDA Considers Lifting Antiquated Ban On Blood Donations From Gay Men

In 1983, the FDA put a policy in place that forbids any man who has had sex with another man since 1977 from donating blood. The policy, which still stands…

Claire Hannum | December 1, 2014 - 2:30 pm

The Most Protective Dress Ever

 Designer Nguyen Minh Tuan wanted to create a dress that would raise awareness about World AIDS Day (which is every December 1, FYI). So she cobbled together more than 700 condoms…

Julie Gerstein | November 30, 2011 - 9:40 am

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

Margiela Sends Message With AIDS Charity Tee

For well over a decade, Martin Margiela has made a point to contribute to AIDS charities and research. This year’s AIDS awareness t-shirt design features Japanese scripture, which reads: “There…

Leonora Epstein | December 1, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Kim Kardashian Is Dead!

OK, Kim Kardashian isn’t really dead, but she is playing dead for charity. Celebrities like Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, and Alicia Keys, along with Kardashian, are going to stop social…

Susannah Breslin | November 29, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Shop And Support World AIDS Day At The Same Time

It’s World AIDS Day, and if you’re not already active in promoting AIDS charities, you can give a bit of extra help by making some specific purchases. This year, brands…

Leonora Epstein | December 1, 2009 - 4:20 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