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hiv/aids


larry kramer

Larry Kramer died in his Manhatten home yesterday at age 84. His husband David Webster said he died of pneumonia. The best-selling author of Faggots became one of the most …

covidsafe bill bowtell

As social media debate rages on the subject of COVIDsafe, QNews asked Adjunct Professor Bill Bowtell, the architect of Australia’s successful response to the AIDS pandemic his thoughts on the …

lgbtiq history australian lgbtiq history timeline 1902 2000

The Australian LGBTIQ history timeline of the twentieth century begins with male homosexuality prosecuted as a criminal act in every jurisdiction of the newly federated Commonwealth. However, the last 30 …

World AIDS Day 2019

On 1 December every year, people around the world stop to mark World AIDS Day. People from different cultures, faiths and political persuasions all put aside their differences to raise …

quac president peter black HIV transmission rates

QuAC President Peter Black spoke yesterday afternoon with Sarah Howells on ABC Radio’s Afternoons with Katherine Feeney about declining rates of HIV transmission in Australia. New research from the Kirby …

hiv diagnoses kirby institute

Australia recorded the lowest number of HIV diagnoses in 2018 since 2001. The Kirby Institute reports only 835 new cases. However, the figures leave no room for celebration with no …

viva glam mac cosmetics hiv/aids

Originally founded by Frank Angelo and Frank Toskan, MAC Cosmetics markets a wide range of cosmetics.  In 1994, they launched Viva Glam lipsticks. They decided then to dedicate all sales …

Jade Elektra undetectable U=U

Toronto drag queen Jade Elektra brought down the house at the 2019 Toronto AIDS Vigil with her live performance of a Nat King Cole classic. As reported by author and …

cory michael smith in yen tan aids drama film 1985

Reminding us at once how far we’ve come in terms of society’s view on sexuality yet that there is still change to be integrated, writer-director Yen Tan’s 1985 is a …

prep hiv prevention

Australian Steve Spencer has become the seventh person worldwide known to have contracted HIV while taking prevention drug PrEP, out of an estimated 450,000 users around the globe. The medication …

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