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. Today, Luke responds to a BET columnist's criticisms. Two days ago, Cord Jefferson, a young columnist for BET Networks looking to build a name ... More >>
What time is it? Booty Time! What time is it? Booty, booty time! But you better wrap it up before you have some fun, according to Miami hip-hop icon, community activist, and alternative weekly columnist Luther Campbell. As part of an endorsement deal with New York-based b Condoms, Uncle Luke is gi ... More >>
When Charles Martin took over the South Beach AIDS Project (SoBAP) in 2005, he revamped the nonprofit's outdated image by reaching out to young, gay blacks and Hispanics. He traveled to conferences around the world and pulled in state and federal grants to combat HIV.But in the past year, Martin and ... More >>
The Susan G. Komen Foundation's decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood has set off a firestorm of debate across the country. Some Komen chapters have rebelled and several top Komen executives have already resigned in protest. So it's no surprise that in Miami -- where we don't even have ... More >>
Elton John in an ad for a MAC lipstick that benefits AIDS charities. Singer Elton John is just the latest in a long line of critics who have a bone to pick with Florida governor Rick Scott. Through his Elton John AIDS Foundation, the singer wrote a letter to Scott urging the governor not to make ... More >>
Finding out oral sex may lead to higher incidences of certain types of cancer is like finding out puppies may give you a stroke or rainbows can blind you. It is just horrible. Yet, that's exactly what a new study suggests. The study links the up-tick in certain types of head and neck cancers to t ... More >>
"I refuse to let HIV erase my generation," Herb Sosa said last night, and then shook his head. "This is not our story." The president of Unity Coalition, a gay Latino civil rights initiative, spoke yesterday in honor of World AIDS Day. And if you were on Lincoln Road around 6 p.m., you might hav ... More >>
When things dry up in the bedroom, our first instinct is often to blame it on our lover. Too boring, too monotonous, too too too used to the same ol' sex game. While the desert between your legs could be psychological, it turns out that you should visit a doctor before dumping your guy becaus ... More >>
Postpone that TV dinner you had planned for this evening--it's time to call and make reservations at your favorite upscale restaurant.Tonight is "Dine Out and Save Lives" night, sponsored by Care Resource, South Florida's largest and oldest HIV/AIDS community health provider. Here's how it works: go ... More >>
Tell your mate before it's too late.
NYC artist Gregory de la Haba, who has two young sons, spent five years creating a life-size sculpture of a horse with a two-foot-long schlong, about to mount a mare with a motherin' vagina. When he chartered a truck that carried a picture of the sculpture to drive around Wynwood las ... More >>
Today is World AIDS day, and the single most important thing everyone can do personally is get tested regularly and play safe. The good news about HIV in America in 2008 is that if detected early most people can still look forward to a long, full life. The expected life span is nearing normal, and t ... More >>
Clean as a whistle! Scarlett Johansson recently admitted to Allure magazine that she does it twice a year: "I'm not promiscuous," she said. "I get tested for HIV twice a year.... One has to be socially aware. It's part of being a decent human to be tested for STDs." I have to admit that my ... More >>
What Eve Ensler has to say about vaginas
The Mantra Alliance Concert and AIDS Benefit
After a lifetime of battling poverty, unemployment, and HIV, Vivian Rolon is dead at age 44
Poor, unemployed, stricken with AIDS, and at the mercy of government bureaucrats. No wonder Vivian Rolon's life is hell.
February 18 - 24, 1999
December 10 - 16, 1998
After four years and $2.5 million, Sugar Hill's housing for AIDS patients still isn't finished
Hounded by budget crises, unflattering audits, and general gripes about management, the Economic Opportunity Family Health Center circles the wagons
AIDS researcher of high repute. Proprietor of a glamorous Miami Beach spa. Target of a federal criminal probe. The many sides of Dr. Lionel Resnick.