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That's Life

Ric Parish (left) with volunteer John Sovec

When I tested HIV-positive, my doctor told me that I had less than two years to live.

In 1986, that prognosis was more common than unusual. People all around us were dying. Funerals and memorials were bei...

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California: Camp Is a Lifesaver for Tammy, 15, Born With HIV

Fifteen-year-old Tammy left a short but telling message in an Internet chat room -- "If it wasn't for camp, I would have committed suicide." Tammy, who did not want her last name used, was born with HIV, a virus that she can only discuss with a few c...

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California: Positive Resource Center Names Interim Director

As Positive Resource Center (PRC) continues to search for funding sources, the agency has turned to an outside consultant to see it through to 2003. The agency has named John Lipp as interim executive director. Lipp, who began work May 13, has been h...

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Retreat to the Redwood Forest

Imagine a vast and beautiful forest dedicated forever to those that have lived with HIV/AIDS. A nature retreat and park for relaxation, stress reduction and community support in the midst of the dramatic consequences of HIV.

Welcome and Enjoy

Tan O...

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Joy, Despair as San Francisco HIV Institute Readies to Close

A range of reactions greeted the announcement of the closure of the Institute for HIV Treatment and Research at California Pacific Medical Center's Davies campus. "This is a happy occurrence," said David P. Drennan, director of the research center in...

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APLA West to Open Doors in December

Illustration by Michael Storc

Monday, December 10 is expected to be the first day of business for APLA West, a new venture by AIDS Project Los Angeles that will bring APLA services closer to home for many Los Angeles County residents.

Located at 63...

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About the AIDS Hotline

The California AIDS Hotline, a program of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, provides information about HIV and AIDS, emotional support, and referrals in English, Spanish, and Filipino dialects to all residents of California.

It is staffed by more t...

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Commentary: September 11th and HIV

We witnessed the inconceivable. 1.2 million tons of concrete and steel buckling before our eyes, crushing lives, obliterating dreams, fomenting fear.

We reached out instinctively for those we loved. Needing to touch one another, speak with one anoth...

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APLA News

Deaf People with HIV/AIDS Find Help, Support at APLA Legal Checkups Offered Substance Abuse Group Meets Gym, Chiropractor Services

Stephanie Harris

Deaf People with HIV/AIDS Find Help, Support at APLA

For people with HIV who are deaf or ha...

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That's a Plus: L.A. Shanti Seminar Serves as a Roadmap to People Living With HIV

Contents:

The Emotional Component Strength Through Support Thirteen-year Tradition Teaching Not To Pass It On Finding Your Own Truth The PLUS Menu

They come to learn about HIV, they come for emotional support, and like six thousand people...