In 2012, an estimated 2.3 million individuals worldwide were newly infected with HIV, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Many have prayed to see the day a cure is found – and those prayers may soon be answered. Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia have found a way to destroy HIV and AIDs by operating on the DNA system. Professor and […]

Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox showed up and showed out the amfAR Inspiration Gala in New York last night. The event, which brought the stars together dressed in their best, also raises funds for the organization’s AIDS research programs. While the amfAR Gala was first launched to honor men’s fashion and style, the ladies came dressed to impress […]

So this happened. A Portland, Ore. ice cream shop was robbed by a man holding a syringe he claimed was full of AIDS. According to the Huffington Post: It happened Tuesday night at a Baskin-Robbins in downtown Portland. Katharine Pepin, who was working there that evening, told police that a man in brightly colored clothing […]

Ryan Lewis revealed a personal secret as part of an announcement regarding the new nonprofit he created with buddy Macklemore — his mother, Julie Lewis, has been HIV positive for 30 years. The nonprofit, 30/30 Project, was created to provide access to affordable health care worldwide. “A huge part of what’s made me who I am, […]

A 9-month-old baby born in California with the HIV virus may have been cured, U.S. medical researchers said on Wednesday. The baby, who has not been identified, may have been cured as a result of treatments that doctors began just four hours after her birth. The child is still receiving a three-drug cocktail of anti-AIDS treatments and […]

The father of a 6-month-old girl is under fire after posting a picture on Facebook of the baby holding a rifle at a Connecticut gun store, just 20 miles from the scene of the Sandy Hook massacre. The father, Christopher Duffy, purchased the rifle baby Genevieve was holding on Tuesday from Woodbridge Firearms. In response […]

This month (February 7th) marked the sixteenth annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD).  HIV/AIDS, once considered a “gay white man” disease, is still consistently on the rise in black American communities across the US. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports “of all racial/ethnic groups in the US, blacks have […]

Controversy erupted when needle exchange programs were first implemented to stop the spread of disease. Giving away free and clean syringes to heroin users seemed absolutely ridiculous to many but is now pretty much universally accepted and the same path may now be taken for crack pipes. Apparently some folks in the San Francisco area have […]

Back in October, a former student of Lindenwood University in Missouri was accused of knowingly exposing at least 30 of his sexual partners to HIV. Now, authorities are looking through 32 videos of Michael Johnson engaging in unprotected sex — videos that he apparently filmed in secret over a period of four months. Police believe none […]

The shooting suspect in the November LAX shooting that killed one TSA agent and injured three others pleaded not guilty to 11 federal charges, charges that could bring him the death penalty. The decision on whether the government will seek the ultimate penalty against Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, will take a long time and will ultimately […]

After the reveal of their sexy Vogue Paris cover late last week, the world’s most stylish couple is back at it again, and this time, they have the boys in tow. Last night, the Beckham clan stepped out to celebrate the red carpet premiere of The Class of ’92, a documentary that chronicles the rise […]