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 >>
Looking to ward off burning, warts, or other troubling developments down in the nether regions? Well, now there's an app for that. Thanks to the city's Department of Public Health, you can use your cell phone. STD411 -- available for download on iPhones -- will ale ... 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 >>
Infiltrator goes to a teen abstinence educators' conference -- and gets laid!
What nasty business is behind the biggest donation to the new gay and lesbian center?
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The Party After the Party: What to Do With the "Y2K Dividend"
Gay-bashing survivor applies for political asylum
More HIV-infected gay men are choosing unprotected sex with infected partners; questions about the dangers go begging
How ACT UP San Francisco spreads spit, fake blood, used cat litter, and potentially deadly misinformation through the AIDS community
The promise of a new treatment has opened a painful divide
An existing drug offers hope for AIDS wasting syndrome -- if you can get it
Some people with HIV don't get sick for years and years and years. Their lives might contain the clues for the cure.
Michael Petrelis has entered the AIDS debate once again
Homeless gay youths in San Francisco run an extraordinary risk of HIV infection, according to city statistics. On the street, safety is a matter of economics -- and hope.
What you should know about illin' in the city
Hepatitis B is the Rodney Dangerfield of diseases: It just can't get respect. But it sure can kill you.
The enforcement of drug laws should be less hurtful than the dangers inherent indrug use itself, say the "harm reductionists" at Prevention Point, who practice what they preach by distributing 1.5 million needles to the city's drug users
AIDS dissidents Peter Duesberg and Bryan Ellison find new enemies: each other