Young, but not so invincible

Today we mark the third annual National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD), an opportunity to raise awareness of and take action against the devastating impact that this epidemic continues to take on our young people.  While today’s youth have never known a world without HIV, many also never experienced the terrifying reality of the epidemic […]

NMAC Applauds Additional Funding to Combat HIV/AIDS Domestically and Abroad

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) Director of Treatment, Education and Mobilization (TEAM) Moises Agosto in response to President Obama’s World AIDS Day remarks, in which he committed an additional $100 million in research funding for HIV as well as $5 billion to combat HIV around the globe. Washington, DC […]

Obamacare’s Growing Pains

Three years ago, I asked you “Are You Ready?” With the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), I understood that our organizations and clients were facing radical change. Little did I know the extent of this change. In addition to getting ready for ACA implementation, in the last two years we’ve also witnessed a […]

PrEP: The Choice of the Next Generation?

Join us for a community dialogue on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and what it means for the future of gay men’s health. Thursday November 7th, 7:30pm (Pacific Time) West Hollywood Library – Community Room 625 San Vicente Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069 (Free parking in lot beside library) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a safe, legal, and effective […]

Come Out Against Stigma

October 11 is National Coming Out Day, an occasion to encourage gay, bisexual and transgender individuals to come out and declare openly who they are and who they love in order to combat the persistent, if diminishing stigma facing the LGBTQ community.  Too many gay men are forced to face the prospect of coming out […]

Obamacare Enrollment is Now Open!

by Ben Carter, NMAC Communications Specialist The arrival and opening of the Healthcare Marketplaces on October 1st, 2013 will be the most important moment in health care history for people living with HIV (PLWH) since the Ryan White Care Act was enacted back in August of 1990. It’s currently estimated that nearly 140,000 PLWHA being served […]