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|HIV/AIDS activist Rae Lewis-Thornton on her new memoir, 'Unprotected'|
Emmy-winning HIV/AIDS activist, author, minister, political organizer, motivational speaker, life coach, jewelry designer and social media figure Rae Clara Lewis-Thornton's recently released book, Unprotected: A Memoir, is already a pre-release ...
|PASSAGES Dr. David Ostrow dies at 74|
Longtime researcher Dr. David Gene Ostrow, of Chicago, died unexpectedly on Feb. 16 at home. He was 74. The cause of death was end-stage renal disease, according to the Tribute Archive website. Ostrow was born on ...
|LGBTQ Religious Archives Network holds 'AIDS, Activism and American Christianity' webinar|
LGBTQ Religious Archives Network (LGBTQ-RAN) held an "AIDS, Activism and American Christianity: A Conversation" virtual webinar on May 5. The event focused on Christian activism during the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the 1980s and ...
|Running squad 'Team to End AIDS' calls for participants to raise funds |
-- From a press release - (Chicago, IL) Over the last 19 years, TEAM TO ENDS AIDS (T2)—the only HIV charity fundraising marathon team in the Midwest—has raised more than $13 million for HIV/AIDS awareness and direct support for those living with ...
|Book-signing for HIV/AIDS activist's 'Unprotected: A Memoir' on May 21|
-- From a press release - "I had been torn apart by the doings of others and blamed myself for surviving to the best of my ability. It would literally take decades for me to understand that I was the product of what happened to me." Emmy ...
|Gerber/Hart announces change in leadership|
Wil Brant is no longer executive director of Gerber/Hart Library and Archives. According to an open letter from board co-chairs James Conley and Kevin Nunley as well as Board Treasurer Becky Chmielewski, Brant "served in this ...
|NATIONAL Campus Pride, HIV and the military, IVF suit, Billie Jean King|
Campus Pridealong with 36 other national/regional organizations such as GLSEN, PFLAG National and TransAthlete.comrequested that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) incorporate non-binary students into ...
|Indiana Univ. to host inaugural national HIV conference|
Indiana University (IU) will host the first IU National HIV Conference, "Stepping into the 5th Decade: Evolving Our Response to HIV," June 8-11 in Indianapolis. Hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity ...
|'It Was Vulgar and It Was Beautiful' explores art collective's part in HIV/AIDS activism|
In Jack Lowery's book, It Was Vulgar and It Was Beautiful: How AIDS Activists Used Art to Fight a Pandemic, the historian shares how the art collective Gran Fury utilized community-made propaganda to address the HIV/AIDS ...
|ONE Archives running exhibit of vintage LGBTQ+ activist posters|
Los Angeles-based ONE Archives Foundation announced "Days of Rage, a web-based multimedia exhibit featuring newly digitized LGBTQ+ activist posters from the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries. The exhibit, which has launched ...
|National Black Justice Coalition honors National Transgender HIV Testing Day |
-- From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC Today, April 18th, is National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD). On this day, local, state, federal, and national organizations unite to recognize the importance of routine HIV ...
|Gerber/Hart Library and Archives holds 40th-anniversary event at Sidetrack|
Gerber/Hart Library and Archives (Gerber/Hart) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a "40 & Fabulous! The Gerber/Hart Spring Soiree" benefit April 7the birthday of one of the library's namesakes, Pearl Hartat ...
|Legislation to increase critical access to HIV prevention meds passes Illinois House |
-- From a press release - SPRINGFIELD — On April 7, HB4430Increasing Access to PrEP and PEP sponsored by State Representative Kelly M. Cassidypassed the Illinois House on concurrence with a vote of 72-30. This bill ...
|TPAN named beneficiary of Pride Night at Blackhawks game April 12|
-- From a press release - Chicago, IL - TPAN, Chicago's own nonprofit that is in its 35th year of serving people living with HIV has been selected as the beneficiary of Pride Night at the April 12 Blackhawks game against the ...
|Federal court strikes down Pentagon's restrictions on military service of people Living with HIV as unconstitutional|
-- From a press release - "The court ruled that the Pentagon's policies regarding service members with HIV are not only outdated, but unlawful, arbitrary and capricious, and unconstitutional . . . one of the strongest judicial rulings in over two decades ...