Posts Tagged ‘HIV’

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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Housing Works: Good Bargains for a Good Cause

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

USMC-05518 By Laura Shanahan How would you like a tall, elegant, black-glazed ceramic mug with an outsized curvy handle for only two bucks? Pretty darn good deal, eh? How about if I told you the mug had “CPW Dentistry,” along with the business’s phone number imprinted in white? Would that be a deal-breaker—or up the ante [&hellip
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Tracking Duane’s Career

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

-Compiled by Adel Manoukian It’s impossible to fully summarize Tom Duane’s political career, which has spanned over 23 years, but we’ve identified some of the most notable moments along the way. 1989- After working as a Wall Street broker, among other professions, Tom Duane starts to volunteer for his local community board and eventually starts [&hellip
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HIV on the Rise Among Seniors

Written by admin on . Posted in Seniors, Special Sections

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

The chairs of the State Legislature’s health committees, State Sen. Tom Duane and Assembly Member Richard Gottfried, introduced legislation that aims to expand the number of New Yorkers getting tested for HIV. The legislation, which Duane has been crafting for two years, would require HIV testing to be offered in all public facilities to people [&hellip
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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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