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1982:  While Gay Men Lay Dying The Reagan White House Laughed At AIDS

1982: While Gay Men Lay Dying The Reagan White House Laughed At AIDS

Share this: David Mixner posted a transcript today of the first time that AIDS was mentioned in the White House during a press briefing.  If you want to know the barriers people with HIV/AIDS faced in the early 1980′s just read this transcript...
Pat Robertson Responds: I Only Said That Because Gays Were Trying To Infect Me With AIDS

Pat Robertson Responds: I Only Said That Because Gays Were Trying To Infect Me With AIDS

Share this: “I was asked by a viewer whether she had a right to leave her church because she had been asked to transport an elderly man who had AIDS and about whose condition she had not been informed. My advice was that the risk of contagion in...
Elizabeth Warren and 86 Members of Congress Demand an End to the FDA’s Gay Blood Donor Ban

Elizabeth Warren and 86 Members of Congress Demand an End to the FDA’s Gay Blood Donor Ban

Share this: Led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and a group of 87 members of Congress sent a letter has sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’ demanding that they lift the ban on  blood donors who are “men who have had sex with...
An Honest, Open Reaction to Learning That My Partner was HIV+

An Honest, Open Reaction to Learning That My Partner was HIV+

Share this: I do not, by any stretch of the imagination, think that I had the perfect reaction, and this is certainly not a ‘How to…’ sort of post. Rather, as the title explains, it is the unedited diary entry that I wrote the day that an ex...
Cynthia Nixon Talks About HIV/AIDS

Cynthia Nixon Talks About HIV/AIDS

Share this: Sex in the City star Cynthia Nixon has been a strong activist since coming out several years. In particular, Nixon has put a lot of time and dedication into providing education and prevention of the spread of HIV/AIDS as well as talking  about...
How We All Need To Evolve About HIV/AIDS

How We All Need To Evolve About HIV/AIDS

Share this: Several weeks ago I was asked to do an Op-Ed on whether an HIV negative man should date someone who is positive. Being completely honest, I was nervous. Not because the subject matter of discussing HIV/AIDS makes me nervous, but for fear...
Catholic League President Bill Donohue: The Gays Blame Everyone Else For AIDS But Themselves

Catholic League President Bill Donohue: The Gays Blame Everyone Else For AIDS But Themselves

Share this: “The most common effect of amorality,  they said, is narcissism. Narcissism is the only word that adequately  explains the reaction of gays to AIDS: it was everyone’s fault but  theirs. If anyone has any doubt about this, he should...
HIV Rates Still On The Rise For Gay Men; What More Can Be Done?

HIV Rates Still On The Rise For Gay Men; What More Can Be Done?

Share this: According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the number of HIV cases among gay men is still on the increase in their recent study. The CDC wisely uses terminology as Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) noting that not all of these men report...
President Barack Obama Issues 2012 World AIDS Day Statement

President Barack Obama Issues 2012 World AIDS Day Statement

Share this: “Today, we reflect on the strides we have taken toward overcoming HIV/AIDS, honor those who have made our progress possible, and keep in our thoughts all those who have known the devastating consequences of this illness. The road toward...
More Anti-Gay Laws; Nigeria To “Jail All Gays” If Bill Passes

More Anti-Gay Laws; Nigeria To “Jail All Gays” If Bill Passes

Share this: Following the anti-gay footsteps of Uganda, now comes news that the African Nation of Nigeria has proposed a similar law. The bill introduced to Nigerian lawmakers stating that anyone found guilty of homosexual activities/behavior will be...
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