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Mark your Calendars: WORLD Is Participating in East Bay Gives!

MAY 3, 2016: EAST BAY GIVES! Help WORLD make its $10,000 goal by donating on May 3rd, 2016 during East Bay Gives, which is a 24-hour fundraising event. During this day of giving, there is one hour we could really use your help! Between 6-7PM, there is a prize of $3,500 to be won by […]

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National Transgender HIV Testing Day – April 18, 2016

Written by: Janelle Luster, Peer Advocate April 18, 2016 – National Transgender HIV Testing Day “The transgender community has gotten a lot of recognition over the past couple of years, both good and bad. We have what some may consider elites and others who have been trapped and taunted by stigma. People are still whispering […]

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Natl. Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Reflection, Protection, & Communication

Written by: Casey Zirbel Reflection, Protection, & Communication “Today is National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; I have been reflecting a great deal in preparation of this day, wondering how to relay its significance, as well as how to best convey what I have learned to other young people. There are many HIV+ young people around […]

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Support WORLD Superstar Anita in her goal of attending IAC 2016!

Attention Community Members! Please support Anita Schools, a WORLD Superstar and community activist, in her mission to attend the International AIDS Conference this year. Please share and support! Our goal is to raise enough funds to bring  Click HERE to visit our team fundraising page! In her own words: “My name is Anita Schools. I have been […]

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Wilhemina’s War: Fundraiser Screening At The New Parkway Theater!

Please join WORLD at The New Parkway Theater on April 24th to watch a powerful documentary, Wilhemina’s War, about a woman’s struggle to support her family as they deal with the stigma and hurt that comes from an HIV+ diagnosis in the rural South.When: Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT) […]

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WORLD Thanks Douglas Brooks For His Efforts As Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP)

March 25th, 2016 – Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD) gives thanks and much appreciation to Douglas Brooks for leaving a strong legacy as he leaves his position as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS policy (ONAP). As a Black gay man living with HIV, Mr. Brooks was able […]

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