Walgreens HIV/AIDS Castro Spirit Historical Plaque

Walgreens at 498 Castro Street is an important locale the history of the AIDS epidemic. In October of 1981 nurse Bobbi Campbell posted a homemade flyer with photos of his KS lesions and the words “GAY CANCER” in the window of Star Pharmacy. Campbell was alerting the community about a mysterious illness affecting gay men


Exciting Things Happening on National HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day!

Last year on National HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day, our pals at the HIV Story Project set up the Generations HIV Interactive Video Storytelling Booth at the AIDS Survivors’ Summit at the LGBT Center to record video testimonials about long-term survivors experiences with HIV/AIDS. Many of you have asked me what was happening with all

Second National Awareness Day Coming Up June 5

The early press release is written. I’ve just sent an email to the folks at AIDS.gov to have the day added to the official awareness day site. It is time to begin planning events in your cities. They can be big or small but let’s find ways to honor and highlight the unique and profound

LKA Research

The Complexities of Survival

For those who didn’t live through the worst years of the AIDS epidemic it is be hard to understand the complexities of survival. It doesn’t seem logical that the realization that you going to live can cause more upheavals than learning you are going to die. It doesn’t make sense unless you lived through it.

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