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End AIDS. End Stigma.

End AIDS. End Stigma.

I distinctly remember the homophobic bullying I experienced as young person, starting in the 3rd grade, being connected to a narrative that the only future I had in front of me was one in which I contracted HIV, died of AIDS, and burn in hell for all eternity. I was nine years old.

He won't shave until he sees red in San Diego

He won't shave until he sees red in San Diego

You have probably met Edward Jaime at one of many places in Hillcrest. He can be seen working at #1 Fifth Avenue and Flicks but you might not recognize him after next Saturday. That's okay, it's for a good cause. 

Red Dress Party San Diego will become a circus for a good cause

The Red Dress Party San Diego will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier.

The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier will become a circus on Saturday, Sept. 14, complete with a  tent in the 40' tall space. There will be a troupe of circus performers, and even a Ferris Wheel overlooking San Diego Bay!

Every year the Red Dress Party San Diego holds a fundraiser which helps raise money for a number of HIV programs and service providers.

Red Dress Party San Diego launches this weekend

Red Dress Party San Diego 2019, Launch Party at Urban Mo's is Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 2 pm to 5 pm at Urban Mo's.

With the celebration of national Pride month and San Diego’s very own Pride celebration currently in development, we should also draw our attention to parties and charitable events that help those in the community. 

One such event is The Red Dress Party. 

Special Delivery receives grant from Rob Benzon foundation

Additionally, the Foundation helps individuals through local charitable causes serving youth and LGBT communities where specific needs can be identified.

Special Delivery, a free nutrition services nonprofit organization serving people with AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses such as heart disease, cancer and kidney disease in San Diego, has received a grant in the amount of $5,000 from the Rob Benzon Foundation, announced Ruth Henricks, executive director. 

San Diego Gay Men's Chrous reminds you to test at home

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus (SDGMC) just had another successful run with their seasonal hit "Jingle," but their message of awareness lives on in a two-year-old YouTube video promoting an at-home HIV test. 

As we head into the new year, there is no time like the present to revisit this reminder to know your status.

Airmen fired for their HIV statuses file lawsuit

“It’s disgusting that the Trump Administration is sending some men and women in uniform home for the holidays without jobs simply because of their HIV status."

The Trump administration is having to answer for their actions after they discharged two male Air Force personnel for their HIV-statuses.