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P.J. Moton-Poole: Working to End HIV in the Black Community

The accelerate Initiative supports the health and well-being of Black gay and bisexual men. Photo credit: ViiV Healthcare

* Despite great strides in HIV prevention and care in the past decade, HIV is still a problem in the Black community.  It’s a problem that can’t be ignored.  P.J. Moton-Poole is working to end HIV in the Black Community. The recently released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) HIV Surveillance Report shows that […]

30 Years After HIV Diagnosis, Magic Johnson Opens Up About His Health

Magic Johnson

*Magic Johnson is speaking out about his iconic basketball career and his HIV diagnosis in a joint interview with his wife Cookie. The couple opened up about the impact the diagnosis had on their relationship in an interview with Gayle King that aired Thursday on CBS Mornings. “It was hard because I loved her so […]

My Alternative Lifestyle: The Loves I’ve Lost to AIDS

*Every December 1st, I experience a sadness that makes me realize just how precious life is. As World AIDS Day approaches, I struggle as I recall the number of friends whose lives have been robbed by AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency). It is easier to remember their smiling faces than the courageous battles they fought to […]

Milwaukee Faces ‘Cluster Outbreak’: 125 People Test Positive For Syphilis & HIV

[videowaywire video_id=”33CE125B8790FD4D”] *Over 100 people — including some high school students — have contracted HIV, syphilis or both in one of the largest STI clusters ever discovered in Milwaukee, The Journal Sentinel reports. This dramatic spread of STD’s was identified late last year. It reportedly involves at least 125 people, and three local babies were also born […]