Category: HIV/AIDS

  • March 21, 2019

    Anal Cancer: What You Should Know

    March 21st is Anal Cancer Awareness Day – a cancer that is relatively rare in the general population but is unfortunately much more common in folks who live with HIV, and especially HIV+ men who have sex with men. Due to discrimination and stigma, there is a greater possibility that people at increased risk may […]


  • December 1, 2018

    World AIDS Day 2018

      “We must fix our hearts and minds on a clear image of the day when AIDS is no more. Make no mistake that day will come.” – Michael Callen On World AIDS Day, we remember the words of our namesake, Michael Callen. Today, we believe we are closer to this dream than ever, thanks […]


  • June 14, 2018

    Blood is Blood

    Today is World Blood Donor Day, but the FDA still discriminates against men who have had sex with men in the last 12 months. To bring awareness to the issue, spark conversation and inspire reform, creative agency Mother New York collaborated with Callen-Lorde, artist Stuart Semple and gender fluid retailer The Phluid Project to collect […]


  • June 5, 2018

    HIV Long Term Survivors’ Awareness Day

    With all of the recent advances in HIV treatment and prevention, it can be easy to forget those who have been living with HIV/AIDS before these advances – before the approval for PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) as prevention in 2012; before approval of the first ‘highly active antiretroviral therapy’ (HAART) that began the transformation of HIV […]


  • March 16, 2018

    Callen-Lorde Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Actions to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Curb Hepatitis C

    March 16, 2018 Today Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State would be the first state in the nation to create and implement a plan to eliminate hepatitis C, and demonstrated his commitment to fully implementing the Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic (ETE) Plan by expanding HIV rental assistance to Upstate NY and Long Island. “Callen-Lorde […]


  • November 30, 2017

    U=U: Setbacks and Strides

    On World AIDS Day, we reflect upon the most recent tools – and progress – in the fight against HIV/AIDS. PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis), and most recently, using HIV treatment as a prevention tool, colloquially known as TasP or U=U, have made great strides in decreasing HIV transmission rates, particularly in areas where […]