Does the global HIV response understand sex?

MELBOURNE, 28 August 2014 (IRIN) – Stigma, squeamishness and misunderstanding of anal sex is leading to research gaps and inaccurate information about the risks of this common sexual behaviour, and hindering effective HIV/AIDS prevention strategies, experts say. A move towards “sex positive” approaches could enhance social acceptance and increase protection. “If we look at historical […]

Is HIV going viral?

By Ana P. Santos MANILA, Philippines – The exponential rise in HIV cases in the country may be traced back to social media and use of injecting drugs. This is according to Dr Eric Tayag, head of the Department of Health National Epidemiology Center (DOH-NEC) who gave a report Friday on the status of HIV […]

Women's Health Dec 2009: Action Figure Joy Lynn Alegarbes

Spreading the Word This feisty Filipina is at the forefront of educating people about condom use in the fight against AIDS. Name: Joy Lynn Alegarbes Age: 30 Homebase: New York City, New York Why she’s an action figure: Joy Lynn is a sexual health advocate and the director of global operations for The Condom Project […]

HIV/AIDS Awareness Advocates Task Force Pride: "The right to sexual orientation and gender"

                                                                                                       Task Force Pride: The right to sexual orientation and gender Queer Silver, Membership Committee Dee Mendoza, Marketing Officer Naomi, Public Relations Officer  Every year the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) community take to the streets for Pride March for two reasons: to continue rallying for their human rights of and to celebrate LGBT life […]

HIV/AIDS Awareness Advocates Task Force Pride: "The right to sexual orientation and gender"

                                                                                                       Task Force Pride: The right to sexual orientation and gender Queer Silver, Membership Committee Dee Mendoza, Marketing Officer Naomi, Public Relations Officer  Every year the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) community take to the streets for Pride March for two reasons: to continue rallying for their human rights of and to celebrate LGBT life […]