Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS

Exciting News About our HIV Outreach

New York City’s AIDS case rate is three times that of the national average. HIV is the third leading cause of death for New York City residents aged 35 to 54. One in five Americans living with HIV today doesn’t even realize it. As you well know, HIV/AIDS education, testing, and outreach are a big […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the stories we were paying attention to last week: December 1 was World AIDS Day, and PPNYC provided free testing in Washington Square park. Foster Kamer over at the Village Voice wrote about it. Voice of America did a story on our testing on World AIDS Day. Univision Channel 41 […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to in the last week: Welcome back from Thanksgiving! Have any difficult conversations over the holiday? Let us know how they went! Speaking of Thanksgiving, our Thanksgiving Talking Guide was picked up on RH Reality Check. As you know, the NY City Council has been holding hearings on legislation […]

What you should have read, but might have missed.

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been following: Our Town ran another piece on our “We’re Going to the Principal’s Office” campaign. As did the West Side Spirit. PPFA’s own Dr. Vanessa Cullins is quoted in Albany Times Union about RHA. A great IPV blog picked up our teen advocates’ skit on IPV. […]

Awesome feature on our Project Street Beat

Good Morning! Do you know about PPNYC’s Project Street Beat? They’re an amazing program that does street-based outreach to at-risk populations that, as they put it, “live and/or work on the street.” Well Time Out New York just ran a fantastic feature on the program. They came along with us for a night and got […]

Today is World AIDS Day.

December 1 is World AIDS Day. Did you know? New York City is at the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS crisis: According to the New York City Department of Health, New York City’s HIV rates are more than triple those for the rest of the country. According to the CDC, a third of new AIDS cases […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few things we were reading last week: PPNYCer Haydee Morales has an op ed in El Diario about National Latino Aids Awareness Day. The Huffington Post highlights the story of a rape survivor who goes to Planned Parenthood for annual exams because her insurance company denied her coverage. TIME.com looks at the […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here’s what we were paying attention to over the past week: NY Daily News bloggersElizabeth Benjamin, and Brawl for the Hall plugged the PPNYC Action Fund‘s Voter Guide. As did the web site The Awl. Eleanor Clift has a great piece on women’s health and health care reform in Newsweek. Ruth Marcus, from the Washington […]

What You Should Have Read, But Might Have Missed Last Week.

Here are a few important headlines from last week: NY Daily News has a piece about a Queens shelter refusing to accept those with HIV/AIDS. CNN.com rebuts the Family Research Council’s misleading ad attacking Planned Parenthood and health care reform. So does Salon. and The American Prospect. US News has an article on the Ryan-DeLauro […]

I Love This New H&M Campaign

Check this out! Cheap-chic retailer H&M has collaborated with Designers Against AIDS to launch the second annual Fashion Against AIDS collection, with twenty five percent of the sales prices going to HIV/AIDS awareness projects. Cyndi Lauper (pictured), Yoko Ono, Dita Von Teese, N.E.R.D., Moby, and Katy Perry are among the stars who’re collaborating on the […]