NMAC Applauds Proposed Recommendations for HIV Screening

The following is a statement from the National Minority AIDS Council Director of Legislative & Public Affairs Kali Lindsey: Washington, DC – “The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is extremely pleased by the draft recommendations released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) urging that all individuals between the ages of 15 and 64 be tested for […]

NMAC Congratulates President Obama on Re-election

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Director of Legislative & Public Affairs Kali Lindsey: Washington, DC – “The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) congratulates President Obama on his re-election.  Over the last four years, the president has proven himself to be a reliable ally in the fight against HIV/AIDS.  From his release […]

Vote Tuesday! Make Sure the HIV/AIDS Community Is Heard!

First, let me say that the thoughts and prayers of everyone here at NMAC are with those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Our own offices suffered some fairly significant water damage from the storm, but we were extremely lucky that our area was not more heavily impacted. We wish everyone a safe and speedy recovery. While […]

Sequestration Will Cut $659 Million from Domestic HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis Programs

Lifesaving AIDS treatment access eliminated for over 15,000; thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS lose housing support and risk homelessness; more Americans at risk for hepatitis infection. The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), and the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) Urge Congress and the […]

NMAC Marks National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Urges Latinos to Empower Themselves, Help End the Epidemic Washington, DC – Today is the tenth annual National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD).  Established in 2003, NLAAD falls on the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month each year and is a grassroots social media campaign aimed at raising awareness of the impact that HIV and AIDS […]

For Many Gay Men, We Must Come Out Twice

The following is a statement from the National Minority AIDS Council Director of Legislative & Public Affairs Kali Lindsey: Washington, DC – “Each year, on October 11, the LGBT community marks the anniversary of the 1987 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, by celebrating National Coming Out Day.  As a black gay man, […]

HIV Leaders Unveil Historic Declaration to End HIV/AIDS in America

Outlines values and principles that should guide work to end the epidemic Washington, DC – Today, leaders from the national HIV/AIDS movement unveiled the Declaration to End HIV/AIDS in America.  In a signing ceremony at the first ever Summit to End HIV/AIDS in America, being held in conjunction with the 16th annual United States Conference […]

NMAC Marks National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Director of Legislative & Public Affairs Kali Lindsey: Washington, DC – “Today, the National Minority AIDS Council joins the entire HIV/AIDS community in commemorating National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  For too many young gay and bisexual men, HIV infection has become a rite of passage […]