June 29, 2012
Comments Off on AIDS Memorial Quilt at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival
By Dr. Gail Barouh In the mid 1980’s a group of San Francisco AIDS activists came up with the idea for the AIDS memorial quilt as a creative way of documenting and memorializing the lives of those lost to AIDS … Continue reading
June 22, 2012
Comments Off on LIAAC Turns National HIV Testing Day Into HIV Testing Week!
By Dr. Gail Barouh National HIV Testing Day (June 27) is an annual campaign dedicated to raise awareness of the importance of knowing one’s HIV status and to encourage people to get tested. LIAAC supports National HIV Testing Day by … Continue reading
June 19, 2012
Comments Off on June is LGBT Pride Month!
By Dr. Gail Barouh June is LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Pride Month. It pays homage to the 1969 Greenwich Village riots at the Stonewall Inn, where gay rights proponents fought against armed New York City police over discrimination. … Continue reading
June 13, 2012
Comments Off on Blood Donor Day Celebration- Still Not For Everyone
By Dr. Gail Barouh The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that June 14, 2012 is World Blood Donor Day, and there are events world wide to celebrate and raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products. The … Continue reading
June 8, 2012
Comments Off on Living With HIV- Our Client’s Stories
By Jordana Rutigliano “It’s part of life…some people get it, and some don’t. But we still live. It’s not who we are,” says Lydia, a 44 year old Hispanic woman. The rest of the group nods and mumbles in agreement. … Continue reading
June 6, 2012
Comments Off on Welcome to LIAAC’s Newly Designed Blog!
By Dr. Gail Barouh Not only have we re-designed our Blog, but we are also recommitting ourselves to blogging. This is just another education outreach service we offer to the community. LIAAC’s new blog will be a place where you … Continue reading