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Lambda Legal releases its helpful "Know Your Rights: HIV" hub

Today, Lambda Legal released their latest version of “Know Your Rights: HIV” section in their information hub.

This guide helps people understand what their legal rights are, how to deal with discrimination and how to protect themselves from others who may be violating their rights.

#AIDSWalkSD update: Help us hit it!

Help Us Reach the Half Million Dollar Mark

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New Tom of Finland ONE condoms to be featured at The Folsom Street Fair

The Folsom Street Fair will take place in San Francisco on Sunday, September 27. The popular event is a celebration of the leather and fetish segments of the LGBT community. The street scene is touted as being “The World’s Biggest Leather Event.”

This year’s celebration will also include a very special guest, Touko Laaksonen, better known as Tom of Finland. Although the artist died in 1991, his images are still some of the most recognized in the gay community, especially the leather sector.

#AIDSWalkSD update: Mark's 23rd time

Mark Padgett is Walking in AIDS Walk for the 23rd Time – Will You Join Him?

On Saturday, Sept. 26, Mark Padgett will lace up his shoes for his 23rd AIDS Walk & Run San Diego and he is grateful for the chance to play his part in the fight to end new cases of HIV/AIDS.

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The most magical night in San Diego will be red: The Red Dress Party

Once upon a time there was a young man who moved from Portland, Oregon, to San Diego. His name is Steven Shyne and like most people who live here, he loved the sun, the food and most of all, the community.

But, there was something missing; an event that would bring the city together for a night of celebration and good times, but also bring awareness to the villain that still threatens the kingdom: HIV/AIDS.

#AIDSWalkSD update: Rich & The Extra Mile

Join AIDS Walk & Run San Diego’s top fundraisers -- like our own Rich Valdez -- and you, too, can don a fabulous gold crown on Saturday, Sept. 26!

All participants who raise $1,000 or more for AIDS Walk become members of our “Extra Mile Club.” In addition to those lovely crowns, Extra Milers also get access to express registration, coffee and treats on the day of the event and a special invitation to our post-Walk thank you brunch cruise on Saturday, Nov. 7.

#AIDSWalkSD update: Jarrod & The Detour Salon Team

Jarrod Harms decided he wanted to be even more involved in the community this year, so he asked his staff at Detour Salon if they would be interested in forming a team for AIDS Walk & Run San Diego. The answer was a resounding yes!

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The AHF grows tired of clarifying themselves over PrEP, but they do once again

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has come under some criticism by the media and other organizations which claim the foundation is strongly opposed to the use of PrEP, a drug which when taken daily keeps HIV negative people from becoming infected.

In a recent ad, the AHF is shown in a bad light, seemingly arguing that they do not endorse the use of PrEP.

The AHF is slamming reporters and critics, saying the organization is getting an unfair representation about their stance on PrEP, because the media is quick to make inferential leaps.

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Though not a death sentence, HIV/AIDS still holds a powerful stigma

Indiana was hit with an outbreak of HIV/AIDS this spring, and it got a lot of attention because it is so exceptional.

Our perception of HIV/AIDS has changed since the disease emerged in the early 1980s. There are all kinds of treatments and resources — things that simply didn't exist when the epidemic began.

Being Alive San Diego needs your support!

SAN DIEGO, California -- Being Alive, one of the longest running HIV/AIDS support and services organizations in San Diego, recently moved from its longtime home on Centre Street to 3940 Fourth Ave., in the heart of Hillcrest.