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How Do People Get AIDS

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National Association of People With AIDS

Guiding Principles From the National Association of People With AIDS for the 2005 Reauthorization of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act

The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) advocates on behalf of all people with HIV/AIDS. In 2005, NAPWA is championing efforts to improve access to high quality and comprehensive HIV/AIDS healthcare and social services through the Ryan... Read more »
TheBody.com

The People of AIDS 2008: Coverage of the XVII International AIDS Conference

Photojournal Stay tuned for TheBody.com's extraordinary Photojournal, which will give you a close-up look at the people, protests and oddities that make the XVII International AIDS Conference such an incredible experience. View photos >>... Read more »
AIDS Poetry Project

AIDS Workbook 2: New Poems by Young People About AIDS

What is the AIDS Poetry Project? The AIDS Poetry Project is a not-for-profit project founded by HIV-positive poet, mother and activist, Sandra Vreeland (1958-1996), winner of Mother's Voices' 1995 Extraordinary Voices award and author of The Sky... Read more »
Ask the Experts

People with aids

Are there any laws that protect people with aids? If so, what are they?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
The Americans with Disabilities Act provides protection against discrimination for persons with HIV.... Read more »

Should people who have AIDS be tagged?

Hello,Recently I got the assignment to make a research on people`s opinion on the following topic:"Should people who have AIDS be tagged",so I would like to hear a proficient opinion and arguements on that topic. Please,if you could help...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Tagged? Tagged with what? Do you mean "identified", as in "for everyone to see"? For what purpose? What would change? And for whom would it change? And if you were HIV-positive, how great an idea do you think this would be? Some... Read more »

Is it ok for someone to tell people you have aids if you have not given them permission?

I have a friend that has notified several people in a club that we are a part of that I have Aids....We see the same Dr..She is in a fight with my boyfriend so to get back at him she has now run around and disclosed my status to a club we are apart...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Although I would consider your "friend" to be a scumbag, you have no legal recourse. Perhaps you can have a heart-to-heart talk with Chatty-Cathy blabbermouth advising her that disclosing your status is uncool and if she doesn't... Read more »

Which are the best hospitals for treating people with AIDS?

Hi rick,Is there someplace your aware of that we can call or find on the internet where we can see the rankings of AIDS hospitals around the country or regionally to help one choose the best place for treatment within their area?thanks so much...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. I have not found any listing for the "best" hospitals treating people with HIV/AIDS. The closest hospital ranking I found was a report in US News and World Report (dated July 28, 1997) entitled,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Looking for gay people with AIDS for documentary

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,
I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear your honest portrayals of what life is like for you. I do not want to... Read more »

Looking for gay people with AIDS for documentary

Posted by Anonymous
Hello,
I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear your honest portrayals of what life is like for you. I do not want to... Read more »

TA PWA (TEL AVIV PEOPLE WITH AIDS)

Posted by Jet
I AM AN HIV POS MAN LIVING IN TEL AVIV ISRAEL.
I FIND IT VERY DIFFICULT TO FIND PEOPLE IN MY SITUATION.
STIGMA HAS MADE IT SO BUT COME ON LETS MEET.
ANY SITES TO VISIT IN iSRAEL?ANYONE WANNA JOIN SO WE MAKE A GROUP WITH THE NAME ABOVE HELP OURSELVES... Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am curious to the number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Then later on it states that about 400,000 people have died. Are those... Read more »