Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

THIS IS WHY WE WALK - AIDS WALK ORANGE COUNTY AT 30

THIS IS WHY WE WALK – AIDS WALK ORANGE COUNTY AT 30

[ 0 ] May 5, 2016

by tim parks – Saturday, May 14 marks the 30th anniversary of AIDS Walk Orange County and with that milestone comes reflection on why we still walk. The face of HIV/AIDS has changed over the last three decades from a certain death sentence in the early days of the disease, to something that has in […]

WE NEED MORE COMPASSION ALONG WITH PrEP

WE NEED MORE COMPASSION ALONG WITH PrEP

[ 0 ] February 8, 2016

SEXUALITY: by dr. chris donaghue, phd, lcsw, cst –  The foothold of sexual shame and stigma run so deep that they are easily unearthed, even with the creation of a new medication that promises to end the HIV epidemic. As a critical psychologist, who is aware of the pitfalls and damage of Western medicine and […]

GETTIN’ RITZY AND FUNDRAISING IN STYLE

GETTIN’ RITZY AND FUNDRAISING IN STYLE

[ 0 ] January 10, 2016

by ken knox –  Orange County’s Aids Services Foundation Jazzes Up Its Annual Gala For An Evening Of 1920s-Inspired Festivities. For its thirtieth annual fundraising gala, the Aids Services Foundation of Orange County is going back in time: to the 1920s to be exact. Those who attend the event (previously known as Splash and the […]

FDA Eases Restrictions on Blood Donations From Gay Men

FDA Eases Restrictions on Blood Donations From Gay Men

[ 0 ] December 21, 2015

  Federal health officials are lifting the nation’s 32-year-old lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, but major restrictions will remain on who can donate. Medical groups and gay activists have long said the ban could no longer be justified, based on modern testing methods. The Food and Drug Administration said Monday […]

Long Beach AIDS Ride 2015

Long Beach AIDS Ride 2015

[ 0 ] November 11, 2015

Join The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach and St. Mary Medical Center’s CARE Program in the 3rd Annual Long Beach AIDS Ride on Sunday, November 15. Register for our bicycling event that has something for everyone and raises funds towards HIV/AIDS services in Long Beach. Participate in a simple 8 mile family fun ride down Long […]

Olympic Freestyle Skier Comes Out, Says Sochi Wasn't Right Time

Olympic Freestyle Skier Comes Out, Says Sochi Wasn’t Right Time

[ 0 ] October 22, 2015

Via Edge Media Network –  When Gus Kenworthy would let his mind wander into how his perfect Olympics might play out, he pictured a certain scene. He’d land his best tricks on his final run, win a medal and then – the capper – jump into the stands, ski boots and all, to share a […]

AHF Commends SCRUFF Mobile Dating App For Free STD Testing Ads

AHF Commends SCRUFF Mobile Dating App For Free STD Testing Ads

[ 0 ] October 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES (October 22, 2015) –  Following the explosion of international media attention on a provocative Los Angeles billboard campaign launched in September by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) to draw attention to the risk of mobile dating app users contracting STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia, the organization applauded SCRUFF, one of the largest location-based dating […]

British Study Shows Majority of Gay and Bi Men Abandoning Condoms

British Study Shows Majority of Gay and Bi Men Abandoning Condoms

[ 0 ] October 12, 2015

Are gay and bi men giving up on safe sex? According to a new study, they may be. A recent survey on sex and relationships conducted by British publication FS Magazine showed that of the 3,100 men who were asked, a whopping 72 percent didn’t use a condom the last time they had anal sex. […]

O.C. RIDE FOR AIDS

O.C. RIDE FOR AIDS

[ 0 ] September 14, 2015

On Saturday, October 24, it’s once again time to put the pedal to the metal—or in this case, pedal to shoe—for Orange County’s life-saving bike ride! Each year, the many participating riders take on the task of raising funds for the AIDS Services Foundation by taking on the other task, of pedaling through some of Orange […]

World Champion Bodybuilder Comes Out as Trans

World Champion Bodybuilder Comes Out as Trans

[ 0 ] July 28, 2015

via Edge Media Network A world champion, record-holding bodybuilder came out as a transgender woman this week. Jane Marie Krock, 42, calls herself a “transgender/genderfluid Alpha male/girly girl Lesbian in a male body” on her Instagram account, OutSports reports. Though she’s been posting selfies for the past year, she recently confirmed her transition to fans […]

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