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Local Catholics disappointed in Pope

Local Catholics disappointed in Pope

Victoria Brownworth    December 6, 2018

Pope Francis, once seen as opening the door to gay priests with a 2013 statement to the press, seems to have changed his mind. When asked about gay priests then, Francis...

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The warriors fighting AIDS

Mark Segal    December 6, 2018

Last week for World AIDS Day, Penn Medicine honored me with its Red Ribbon Pioneer Award. Truth is, it really hadn’t dawned on me, why me?  When notified about it...

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Decency without the upbringing

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Decency without the upbringing

Johnathan Gilmore    December 6, 2018

Given my current back injury rendering me unable to go to the gym, I find myself diving deep into this topic of decency without the upbringing. A recent meme with a...

George H. W. Bush remembered

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George H. W. Bush remembered

Victoria Brownworth    December 6, 2018

George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died on Nov. 30, just hours before the start of World AIDS Day. He was 94. Bush is being viewed...

Conversion therapy hurts trans women too: A trans survivor speaks out

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Conversion therapy hurts trans women too: A trans survivor speaks out

Robyn Ryan    December 6, 2018

I was racing my motorcycle down I-95 in Pennsylvania in the summer of 2007 as words and statements from years of conversion therapy repeated in my thoughts. Sinner. Sexual deviant...

Rehoboth’s candlelight walk for World AIDS Day

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Rehoboth’s candlelight walk for World AIDS Day

Fay Jacobs    November 29, 2018

It’s been 30 years since World AIDS Day was founded at the 1988 World Summit of Ministers of Health for AIDS Prevention. For 2018 World AIDS Day, the educational theme...

The top 4 things to know about HIV prevention

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The top 4 things to know about HIV prevention

Terri Clark, Tyrik Dean and Erik Soto    November 29, 2018

Action Wellness, along with community providers including COLOURS, Bebashi, Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia FIGHT, Health Center #1, Kensington Hospital and Ambulatory Health Services have been working to get the word out...

World AIDS Day: A reporter looks back

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World AIDS Day: A reporter looks back

Victoria Brownworth    November 29, 2018

Living with AIDS. When I became the first female journalist writing about HIV/AIDS 35 years ago, that phrase was unimaginable. Now, on World AIDS Day 2018, the disease that once decimated my...

Aging with HIV

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Aging with HIV

Heshie Zinman and David Griffith    November 29, 2018

Those in our communities who were diagnosed in the 1980s and early 1990s were essentially given a terminal diagnosis and told that their HIV would kill them. Many in our...

Why is PrEP not as accessible as it should be?

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Why is PrEP not as accessible as it should be?

Gary L. Day    November 29, 2018

In 2012, a potentially revolutionary medical treatment was introduced that held the promise of wiping out HIV in America. Now, more than six years later, that promise remains unfulfilled. The...

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