World AIDS Day 2011



Our yearly commemoration of AIDS Day includes our award-winning film series "Faces of AIDS," as well as resources and a round-up of first-rate editorial features on the state of the epidemic.



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Texas HIV/AIDS Advocates Promote Testing on World AIDS Day

AIDS | By Eric Miller | Dec 2
With roughly 65,000 people living with HIV in Texas, local HIV/AIDS service providers and public health officials used World AIDS Day to encourage testing as a means to further combat the epidemic.

AIDS Day 2011: Advancements in HIV

HIV/AIDS | By Andrew Clark | Dec 2
Recent developments in HIV research, from gene therapy to antiretrovirals to long-term remission, continue to provide hope to those living with HIV/AIDS.

Obama: Fight Against AIDS Remains a Global Struggle

POLITICS | By Michael K. Lavers | Dec 1
Speaking at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., on World AIDS Day on Thursday, Dec. 1, President Barack Obama announced an additional $50 million in funding to combat the domestic epidemic.

AIDS Day 2011: HIV-Positive in the Military

HIV/AIDS | By Shaun Knittel | Dec 1
Marcus Tibbets joined the U.S. Navy right out of high school. Since becoming a sailor, his life has changed in many ways. This February, he tested positive for HIV.

AIDS Day 2011: HIV and Dating in the Digital Age

HIV/AIDS | By Megan Barnes | Nov 30
The web has revolutionized the ways gay men connect, even providing sites catered to those who are HIV-positive. But it can also create a second closet of stigma.

CDC: Only 1 in 4 Americans with HIV Have Infection Under Control

AIDS | By Mike Stobbe | Nov 29
Only about 1 in 4 Americans with the AIDS virus have the infection under control with medications, federal health officials said Tuesday.

AIDS Day 2011: Urban Living and HIV

HIV/AIDS | By Scott Stiffler | Nov 24
When it comes to HIV, living in an urban area can be both a boon and a blessing. The access to AIDS service organizations saves lives, but the easy access to casual sex is tied to higher rates of infection.

AIDS Day 2011: Top Five HIV Vaccine Fears

HIV/AIDS | By Zachary Bloom | Nov 23
Zachary Bloom takes a look at the top five fears surrounding the HIV Vaccine trials.

AIDS Day 2011: Sharing Our HIV Stories

HIV/AIDS | By River Huston | Nov 21
River Huston looks at how PLWHA’s share their HIV stories, and who within this first of a series on issues around HIV, leading up to World AIDS Day.

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