Month – April 2011

New Group Created to Enable Interagency HIV Research in Florida

 

Orlando, FL - The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) Bureau of HIV/AIDS, The AIDS Institute, and partners from the University of Miami have formed the Florida Consortium for HIV Research (FCHR).  An inaugural planning forum was convened on February 24 at the Orange County Health Department in Orlando.  Present at the all-day meeting were more than 60 HIV researchers and other public health personnel … Read the rest

MASSIVE PROPOSED CUTS TO HIV/AIDS PROGRAMS REJECTED

AIDS Drug Program Receives $48 million Increase

Washington, DC - “We congratulate the Congress and the Obama Administration for rejecting many of the massive cuts to domestic and global HIV/AIDS programs that were initially proposed by Republicans in the House of Representatives. While most of these programs will experience some reductions, they will be spared from the reckless cuts which would have had serious long… Read the rest

AUTHOR DONATES 10% OF PROFITS OF NEWEST NOVEL TO PFLAG NEW ORLEANS TO HIGHLIGHT NEEDS OF GAY YOUTH

In “A Time Before Us,” the follow-up to “A Time Before Me” and “Falling Into Me,” author Michael Holloway Perronne explores how family is determined not by the blood that flows through us but by the love in our hearts in post-Katrina New Orleans. In response of the tragic trend of recent gay youth suicides, Perronne will donate 10% of the profits in 2011 of… Read the rest

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