March 17, 2017 -
The GOP plan to scrap the Affordable Care Act includes a provision barring the nation's leading reproductive health services provider from taking Medicaid payments. That would take an especially heavy toll in the South, which already suffers the nation's highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases, unintended pregnancies and poverty.
June 4, 2012 -
Women With a Vision, a nonprofit that works to address the HIV/AIDS crisis in communities of color, is opening a temporary office in a church today after someone set fire to its offices last month. The attack comes amid escalating terroristic attacks against women's health organizations across the South.
August 6, 2008 -
The 17th International AIDS Conference opened this week in Mexico City, with appeals for the international community not to slow down its fight against a disease that has claimed more than 25 million lives.
December 1, 2005 -
Posted by R. Neal
Today is World AIDS Day, an event started by the U.N.'s World Health Organization in 1988 to raise awareness of the HIV/AIDS crisis. In Nashville, Mary Owens, a/k/a "The Condom Lady", is doing her part: