Posts Tagged ‘aids’

After DOMA

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

The LGBT movement shifts its focus beyond marriage Vinny Allegrini shuffles slowly into the diner down the block from his West Village apartment, his gaunt legs shaking as he sits down cautiously. Vinny is followed closely by his husband of almost 20 years, Mark de Solla Price, who keeps a close eye on his partner. [&hellip
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AIDS Activists Climb Flagpoles At City Hall

Written by aadler on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

IMG_0859 copy By Aaron Adler Two members of Housing Works, a New York-based healthcare and AIDS advocate group, climbed two 40 foot flagpoles at the southern end of City Hall Park in lower Manhattan on Wednesday around 10:45 a.m. The activists, wearing helmets and climbing gear, unfurled a 30 foot banner that read “HOUSING IS HEALTHCARE: HOUSE [&hellip
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The New Face of HIV/AIDS

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News

Downtown doctors fight a growing trend of new HIV infections in minority communities. By Penny Gray Back in the mid-1990s, when Dr. Tony Urbina was completing his residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village, he witnessed a major turning point in HIV/AIDS care. At the time, medication cocktails were just being introduced to the [&hellip
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Susie Lupert

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

Vice President at Housing Works By Penny Gray Avice president at nonprofit Housing Works, Susie Lupert talks to us about the Housing Works Bookstore Café at 126 Crosby St., as well as the other business ventures that Housing Works has going in its fight to end homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, lifesaving services and [&hellip
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HIV on the Rise Among Seniors

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People over 50 get tested as often for the killer disease By Fred Cicetti Q. I’m a 65-year-old man who is dating a 58-year-old woman. Recently, my grandson, who is rather outspoken, asked me if I was protecting myself against AIDS. At the time, I thought the question was ridiculous, but now I’m wondering. A. [&hellip
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HIV/AIDS RESOLUTION

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Rep. Jerrold Nadler joined representatives from both chambers of Congress to introduce a resolution calling for quality housing for people living with HIV/AIDS. “We need to expand access to prevention, care, treatment and support for people living with HIV, and housing is an important component of those efforts,” Clinton said. [&hellip
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