A new study published last month reported findings that show a link between bacterial vaginosis and higher HIV transmission rates. Specifically, women are at a greater risk of contracting HIV and become three times more likely to pass it on to male partners if they have bacterial vaginosis, which is ... More >>
iTriage, a mobile app that provides users with medical information, including symptom checklists, prescription information, and local doctors, has added a feature that gives users information on HIV specialists in their area. The app company worked closely with the American Academy of HIV Medi ... More >>
Yo, where's the Asian Healthy Penis? The San Francisco Department of Public Health is known for being particularly hip and inventive with its STD-prevention campaigns targeting gay men. Based on the progressive campaigning the DPH has conducted in the past, including the Healthy Penis campaign (h ... More >>
Dominique Strauss-KahnEvery once in a while, San Francisco politicians surprise you. The city's Board of Supervisors is justly acknowledged for its symbolic gestures at the local level -- banning plastic bags, expressing support for cop killers, and the like. But the span of officialdom's tut-tut ... More >>
And the thief still doesn't know his statusClearly, someone couldn't wait any longer to know their HIV status, and thought the quickest way to get results was to rip off a bunch of test kits from a Bay Area company. At about 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday police were called to investigate some medical su ... More >>
Chris RobertsViva Ammiano!Reiterates His Demand to Governor: "Kiss My Gay Ass!"Leave all the "whore" talk to Jerry Brown. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, always reliable for a comedic zinger, prefers the Spanish equivalent: "puta."We've written about Ammiano's humorous attempts ... More >>
Sadly, New Leaf is being turned overExploding costs of health care benefits and leases will force New Leaf -- a 35-year-old San Francisco center serving the LGBT community with mental health, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS services -- to close in October. The center's board of directors announced ... More >>
Tired of hiding the truth, she transitioned into a male sex worker. Hes been in a struggle with societal norms and himself ever since.
The HIV prevention programs at the STOP AIDS Project will be the beneficiaries of the 8th Annual Dining Out for Life program on April 30. On selected meals that day, the participating restaurants will donate 25% of your food bill (and, in some, cases, alcohol) to the STOP AIDS Project. Local esta ... More >>
If Bevan Dufty were the frontman for a Hair Club for Men billboard, we'd assume he's bald. So what are we supposed to think when we see the District 8 supervisor as the poster boy for an HIV pill? Not since Gavin Newsom and Fiona Ma -- the Prom King and Queen of San Francisco politics -- appeared t ... More >>
Week of Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Take a cruise with a real Rosie
And ... Action
The National AIDS Memorial Grove
Golden Gate Park, Middle Drive East & Bowling Green Drive
What nasty business is behind the biggest donation to the new gay and lesbian center?
Heavy Fire; The Same Old Story; Savage Attack
Letters from January 24, 2001
The Party After the Party: What to Do With the "Y2K Dividend"
An existing drug offers hope for AIDS wasting syndrome -- if you can get it
Needle-exchange pioneer John Watters' interrupted journey
National group soaks donors for telemarketing scheme as Republicans seize Capitol Hill