Notes for a Young Activist: A Blog Entry by Aless Piper (October 28, 2011)
"What I want you to know most of all is we are out there. It's not easy, and sometimes it takes a really long time to "get better," but we need you. We need your passion, we need your voice, we need your ideas."
Catching Up With Janine Brignola: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (October 25, 2011)
"Janine has spent the last five years since she was diagnosed learning what she could about HIV itself, the stigma attached to the disease, and how HIV affects the lives of those living with the disease in America as well as abroad."
Walk, Talk and KLEAN: A Blog Entry by Sherri Beachfront Lewis (October 25, 2011)
"Long before there were HIV medications or information or laws to help protect HIV-positive people from the enormous stigma of AIDS in the '80s, it has been my experience that the hope and help and friendships I found in 12-step meetings saved my life -- first from addiction, then to living with HIV."
Meet Miracle Mike Hennessey: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (August 16, 2011)
"Mike is a writer, actor, comedian and children's entertainer. He moved to Los Angeles in 1993 from Boston after he was told in August of 1990 that he had potentially 7 to 9 years to live when he was diagnosed with HIV. He thought, 'Since I'm going to die anyway, I might as well do it on stage.'"
HIV Profile: Ryan White -- A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith (July 20, 2011)
"In December 1984, when he was 13, White contracted pneumonia and had surgery to remove part of his left lung. After two hours of surgery, his doctors told his parents that he had contracted the incurable disease of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or AIDS, through his Factor VIII blood transfusions."
Should AIDS Activists and Pharma Just Get Along? A Video Blog by Mark S. King (July 5, 2011)
"At least through this video, I get an opportunity to discuss some pressing concerns not covered in the [pharma] community meeting. I question some basic assumptions, such as whether our hard work on the ADAP crisis is pulling attention and resources from the 'big picture' of pharma drug pricing and generics, and I offer an indictment of our U.S. health care system for good measure."
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