Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke talks about the importance of safe sex. When New York-based prophylactics company b Condoms approached me about doing a safe-se ... More >>
It's not Saturday night, but apparently the time is right for fighting between Elton John and Gov. Rick Scott. In his upcoming memoir, Sir Elton criticizes the unpopular pol for attempting to cut funds to Florida's AIDS Drug Assistance Program. Elton even wrote a letter to the governor, and the ... More >>
The American porn industry has voluntarily shut itself down after a male performer working in Florida tested positive for HIV. Yesterday, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which fights for the use of condoms in adult movies, issued a press release claiming the performer worked for Brazzers.com ... More >>
As the HIV/AIDS epidemic enters its fourth decade, powerful antiretroviral drugs give patients hope at living long and relatively normal lives, but those drugs come with a hefty price tag and many patients rely on government assistance programs to obtain them. Florida's AIDS Drugs Assistance Prog ... More >>
Roughly a week before Florida was set to exhaust all funding for its life-saving AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), non-profit pharmacy Welvista has agreed to help the cash-strapped state by providing poor Floridians with free anti-retroviral medications.As we wrote last week, the funding snafu ... More >>
Anti-retrivorals are particularly hard to get in Florida, says Human Rights WatchIn a report on HIV released this morning, Human Rights Watch criticizes Florida and other southern states for neglecting the epidemic and, in some cases, fueling the deadly disease.The report, "Southern Exposure: Hum ... More >>
Florida budget cuts are putting AIDS pills out of reachA new statewide waiting list for antiretroviral drugs is putting thousands of Florida's poorest AIDS patients in serious danger, according to a top doctor at the University of Miami.The list is particularly devastating for Miami-Dade minoriti ... More >>
More than 90,000 Floridians are living with HIV/AIDS, especially here in Miami-Dade, where one in every 98 Hispanic men, one in every 60 non-Hispanic white men, and one in every 29 African-American men are living with the disease. Luckily, HIV isn't necessarily an automatic deat ... More >>
The Herald has done a pretty good job of outlining the results of Man Up: The Crisis of HIV/AIDS Among Florida's Men, by the Florida Department of Health, but the numbers are pretty shocking and worth repeating. And yeah, if you haven't been tested lately, maybe you make an appointment.1 out of ... More >>
A leading research lab in Port St. Lucie thinks it might have made a potential breakthrough in the treatment and eradication of HIV. Current medications suppress the virus to undetectable levels in patients' bodies, allowing them to live relatively normal, long lives. However, the crafty little ... More >>
Every week at Jackson Memorial Hospital, teens and young adults who were either born with HIV or infected at a young age meet. They call themselves the Kool-Aid Kids. They've defied the odds and lived to a time when HIV is a manageable, albeit chronic, disease. CNN recently profiled them, and today ... More >>
A quick followup of sorts to our post Monday highlighting the Obama administration's inaction on HIV/AIDS during his first 100 days in office. Yesterday it was announced the president has chosen Dr. Eric Goosby to head PEPFAR. Goosby served in the Clinton administration as deputy director of the Nat ... More >>
Wednesday will mark the culmination of President Obama's first 100 days in office, and he's done a lot: passed a massive stimulus package, ordered the closure of Gitmo, made a momentous change in travel policy to Cuba, had some pirates shot, and got a dog named Bo. Though, one area where he's moved ... More >>
When Magic Johnson speaks, we all should listen
Urban legend or reality, The Bugchasers seeks a spotlight
MCDC brings real issues to the stage
It wasn't part of the school curriculum, and for one girl who is HIV-positive, it was a bad idea
The new South Beach lifestyle: Same as the old South Beach lifestyle
The continuing war on HIV/AIDS
The politics of AIDS funding in black Miami
Even if this anabolic steroid is only a support drug in the war on HIV, why take it off the market?
The Center for Positive Connections
A teenager born with HIV was never told of her status until it was too late. How this happened, and why, is now a matter of national debate.
Food for Life Network
Saying Grace over Life's Food
They're poor, black, and HIV-positive. Their product? The AIDS medications intended to cure them.
That's the motto among gay men in Miami Beach who have fueled a rage for illegal steroids -- health considerations be damned
Health Crisis Network's stunning financial meltdown has spurred an outpouring of concern and a raft of rumors
Once a uniquely innovative clinic devoted to HIV and AIDS patients, Miami Beach's Stratogen Health surrenders to the corporate buyout
AIDS activist Rhaynetta Cheatham finally succumbs to the illness
Even through her own struggle with the disease, Rhaynetta Cheatham has worked tirelessly to bring AIDS awareness where it's most needed: Miami's black community
The county's AIDS umbrella group draws fire from a Metro official -- and loses its executive director
A UM nurse told a patient about a positive preliminary HIV test result -- and that was the last thing she did
In the battle against AIDS, some people say shouting is more effective than talking. And if you don't agree, watch out!
If you believe your lover infected you with the AIDS virus, what's to stop you from telling the world?
If it's about John Doe having AIDS, you'd better not talk. You're probably not supposed to know in the first place.