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Becoming LaChaumette. A Journal. 9-28-17. Steve Allen Shumate, my first Cousin.

I only learned his name today. I had been told that Lavoid ‘Sonny’ Shumate had a son that preceeded him in death. That was all I knew though, until today. 640 more words

Death

NEWS ROUNDUP: A.A. Museum Honoring Little Rock Nine, HIV Cure Discovered?...And More

Big News

The National Museum of African American History of Culture is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Little Rock Nine, who became the first Black students to attend Central High School… 469 more words

Nation

B.C. assesses Truvada, an HIV prevention drug that looks 'very promising'

Health experts in B.C. are examining an HIV prevention drug that a Vancouver gay men’s health group wants to see covered provincially.

The drug, called… 458 more words

Health

GOLD AND GUNS IN EDEN Part 3 of 4

A Memoir from Western New Guinea

I flew to the Highlands on a creaking Merpati aircraft with only one other passenger and other seats replaced by large steel drums. 2,119 more words

Nature

Thousands receive letter publicly revealing HIV status on envelope from insurance provider

People living with HIV in the U.S. were shocked to discover their health insurer accidentally left personal and sensitive information about their disease visible on their mail. 251 more words

World

A Reflection on Blood Donation Policy in Canada

Landon J. Getz reflects on the current sexual abstention period within Canada for blood donations by men who have sex with men. 814 more words

Law & Policy

Welcome

Hello everyone! Welcome to this blog, where we will make several posts regarding HIV/AIDS. ┬áHIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is basically a virus that attacks the immune system which consequently reduces the body’s ability to fight infections. 137 more words