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AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The mission of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago is to lead the fight against HIV/AIDS and improve the lives of people affected by the epidemic.

Founded in 1985 by community activists and physicians, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago is a local and national leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. We collaborate with community organizations to develop and improve HIV/AIDS services; fund and coordinate prevention, care, and advocacy projects; and champion effective, compassionate HIV/AIDS policy.

How to Reach AIDS Foundation of Chicago

AIDS Foundation of Chicago
200 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 1.312.922.2322
Fax: 1.312.922.2916
E-mail: afc_general@aidschicago.org
Web: www.aidschicago.org

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Illinois Expands Protections for LGBTQ Older Adults

A new law will take effect in July 2020 that helps ensure the needs of LGBTQ older adults and people living with HIV are recognized and supported across Illinois.

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A Day in the Life of a Case Manager

An interview with Lakethia Conner, a case manager at Chicago House and Social Service Agency, about about what goes into helping the many clients she sees every year.

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Undetectable = Untransmittable -- The Noise, the Joys, and the Nuances

"[L]et's focus on how U=U should impact our delivery of HIV care services to people living with HIV," Jim Pickett writes.

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Five Ways to Take Control of Your Love Life

Learning to talk about sex and navigate HIV helps you take the reins of your sex life and your sexual health.

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What to Say/What Not to Say When Discussing Condomless Sex

Elijah McKinnon consults sex experts "to see what they recommend saying -- as well as what's better left unsaid -- when discussing condomless sex with your next sexual conquest or a person who's in the dark."

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Five Things Providers Said About PrEP at a Family Planning Conference

"Getting PrEP information in front of family planning providers could make a big difference in women's access to the HIV prevention tool," Sara Semelka and Pamela Tassin write.

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Personal Stories

'Que No Estas Solo': Beto Comes Out as an Undocumented Person Living With HIV

"After a few years of sharing my story with people, I started to change the way I was dealing with my own status," Gilberto Soberanis writes. "I don't know exactly when it happened, but suddenly I stopped thinking of HIV and started living. Now I liv...

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AIDS 2012: A Protest in Photos

Here are some photos from Tuesday's We Can End AIDS march. AFC photos: Gregory Trotter.

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Personal Stories

From the Sports Desk: Chasing an End to AIDS

Living with HIV is sometimes described as a rollercoaster but for me it's more like a marathon or several of them.

Running has been my constant companion, even before my HIV diagnosis in 1994. Back then, my typical run was shorter -- my impatience g...

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Personal Stories

Surviving Addiction, an Advocate Finds Her Voice

"Melanie Paul is a bright, professional and committed supported housing services coordinator for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago," Gregory Trotter writes. "But her path getting to today has been more tortured and precipitous than any Himalayan trek, t...