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Safe Ink – Tattooing and HIV Transmission Risk

Editor’s Note: In this guest blog posting, our Temple University communications student intern Cambriae Bates discusses the health risks, including HIV transmission, involved in tattooing. Think about the different ways…

Dining Out for Life 2015 – Celebrating 25 Years of Fellowship, Generosity, and Good Food

With Dining Out for Life once again approaching in a few weeks – on April 30, to be precise – we thought in this milestone 25th anniversary year, we’d offer…

On the Run for ActionAIDS

  Editor’s Note: In this blog post, we introduce guest bloggers AJ Young and Han Meadway, who will be Marathoning for ActionAIDS. They are both training to run their first…

Guest Blog: PENN Clinical Trials Unit – Treating Chronic Inflammation in People with HIV

Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to present this guest blog by Pablo Tebas, MD, the Principal Investigator at the University of Pennsylvania HIV Clinical Trials Unit – a leading research facility…

In the News: Our Own Jay Johnson

Editor’s Note: One of the perks of employment at ActionAIDS is the opportunity to work side by side truly great co-workers. It’s been such a pleasure to get to know…

Glancing Back, Looking Forward: From 2014 to 2015

  With the start of the New Year, we have a lot to look forward to – and that’s largely because of what we accomplished last year that we can…

Health Care Disparities Update: Bisexuality

Editor’s Note: Our guest blogger for this post on bisexuality and health care disparities – a significant issue for HIV prevention efforts – is Lillian Klasen, a 2014 summer intern…

World AIDS Day 2014: Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation

Editor’s Note: To accompany this World AIDS Day posting, we’re including a photo (below) of ActionAIDS staff and volunteers who helped distribute our Philadelphia Gay News World AIDS Day supplements…

It Gets Better – at the Kimmel Center, November 4-8, 2014

Editor’s Note: ActionAIDS is a proud sponsor of “It Gets Better” this week at the Kimmel Center – a one-week residency full of activities, including a youth led panel, a spoken…

ActionAIDS Commences New Strategic Planning Process

Editor’s Note: In this blog posting, our Executive Director, Kevin J. Burns, discusses our currently ongoing Strategic Planning process. In the photo below, Greg Pierman, ActionAIDS Medical Case Manager, presents…

New ActionAIDS Report Examines Client Access to the Internet

ActionAIDS_ Internet_access_client_survey.pdf Editor’s Note: This posting summarizes the results of our recent new media client survey.  The full report, Philadelphia Story: In Search of the Digital Divide, is now available…

ActionAIDS Observance of National HIV and Aging Awareness Day

Editor’s Note: ActionAIDS has long focused on the needs of older adults with or at risk for HIV.  In this guest blog, Terri Clark, Prevention Services Coordinator at ActionAIDS, outlines…