UCLA Professor & HIV/AIDS Activist Fights Stigma in and out of Classroom

Long before there was a Pediatric AIDS Coalition at UCLA, there was a passionate professor who was bringing awareness to the cause through a class called MAKE ART/STOP AIDS in UCLA’s World Arts and Cultures Department (WAC). The exhibition created by the class was displayed in the Fowler Museum of Cultural History in 2006, teaching … Continue reading UCLA Professor & HIV/AIDS Activist Fights Stigma in and out of Classroom

26 Important Dates in the History of the AIDS Epidemic

World AIDS Day was founded in 1988 and was the first-ever global health day — laying the crucial groundwork for a nationwide fight to combat HIV/AIDS. Since then, December 1st has symbolized a day for people across the globe to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate … Continue reading 26 Important Dates in the History of the AIDS Epidemic

Know the Facts: 10 Things to Know About HIV/AIDS

Source: Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation 1. The AIDS epidemic is not over. Today, HIV/AIDS is rarely discussed in the media. While the swell of HIV/AIDS has slowed due to medical advancements and advocacy, there is still not a cure for AIDS and the epidemic is still a major focus among members of the global health community. … Continue reading Know the Facts: 10 Things to Know About HIV/AIDS