Tag Archives: AIDS

May 31

AIDS LifeCycle 2015

Today is the first day of AIDS LifeCycle (ALC). This is my first time, in several years, that I haven’t participated in the ride. ALC participants make a bold statement that there is much work to be done in the fight against HIV/AIDS. AIDS LifeCycle is a fully supported, 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los […]

December 03

“Dirty 30”: A New Docu-Series About HIV

DIRTY 30 is a 10 part docu­-series about HIV premiering on YouTube this World AIDS Day 2014. The series has stepped up and filmed in the streets, boroughs, townships, and cities around the world to show the faces and experiences of HIV, 30 years after it’s discovery. Below is the Episode Schedule: 12.1.14 WORLD AIDS […]

December 02

The Photo That Changed the Face of AIDS

On World’s AIDS Day, LIFE shared the story behind one of the most harrowing and controversial photographs to emerge from the global pandemic. The image shows Kirby, near death, a vacant look in his face, and his father holding his son’s head in a moment of grief. Other members of Kirby’s immediate family are seated […]

December 01

World AIDS Day 2014

Rarely do I use Bluxome Street Post for my personal causes. There are a few I feel very passionately about though… World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to […]

October 29

Flashback: “1983 – Having Claimed 558 Lives, AIDS Finally Made It to the Front Page”

“The greatest regret of my career is that I didn’t try to do more to improve our coverage of AIDS.”@DavidWDunlap: nyti.ms/1tLOWGx A prominent New York Times reporter takes a look back on the fight against HIV / AIDS. David W. Dunlap has worked at The Times for 39 years. He recalls the early news coverage of AIDS and […]

September 30

Origins of AIDS Traced Back to Central African City of Kinshasa

Every year I ride in AIDS Lifecycle. ALC is a 545 mile ride from SF to LA raising resources and awareness to fight HIV /AIDS. I have had too many friends who are living with the disease and many of them contracted it before the age of 30. This article caught my eye about the […]

June 02

#FightHIV

Chevron has been battling AIDS for more than 25 years. The company challenged independent filmmakers to create videos about why they believe AIDS is going to lose. The results are touching and inspiring. This video made it in the top 10 of all videos created worldwide. AIDS is strong, but together we are stronger.

#FightHIV – Together We Can Win

AIDS loses when we all know how it spreads and how to stop it. Use Twitter and Facebook to share these key facts. Every 9.5 minutes, someone in the U.S. becomes infected with #HIV. 1/5 don’t know. Get tested. #AIDSWillLose Click to access hiv_prev_us.pdf 1/2 of 34 million ppl living with #HIV are women and […]

An AIDS Free Generation by 2015

As I prepare to kickoff the fundraising and training for my second AIDS LifeCycle, I am reminded of what Liz Taylor once said: “It is bad enough that people are dying of AIDS, but no one should die of ignorance.” AIDS is more than a syndrome, it is the wicked witch, the evil queen, the […]