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The New York City AIDS Memorial in Greenwich Village is a testament to the lives lost during the AIDS epidemic.

The FDA’s Refusal to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood is Blood-Boiling

October 30, 2019

As blood screening technology and medical treatments for HIV/AIDS continue to improve, the already shaky scientific foundation supporting the FDA regulation grows increasingly less convincing.

Kathryn Berry, FCLC ’11, won the 2012 Miss Manhattan competition and continues to compete in pageants. (Katherine Fotinos/The Observer)

Kathryn Berry: Manhattan, Meet Your Queen

April 18, 2012

By IAN MCKENNA Asst. Online Editor Published: April 18, 2012 Dancer-turned-pageant star Kathr...

Practice Safe Sex: We’re Not All That Invincible

June 1, 2011

Responsible Practices are Necessary with HIV Infections on the Rise By Craig Calefate Photo Editor Published: January 31, 2008 With mention of the term “safe sex,” we are instantly reminded of memories of falling asleep in a useless health class in the beginning of high school. But there is reason to recall the AIDS ...

HIV Rises in Young Gay Males

June 1, 2011

Experts Fear ‘Another Wave of Death’ Among Hispanic and Black Men By Casey Feldman Staff Writer Published: January 31, 2008 FCLC—“Get high. Get stupid. Get AIDS.” So went the commercial that inspired 40-year-old Tom*, an black HIV-positive male from the Bronx, to get an AIDS test in 1996. “I knew I was in ...