10th Annual Iris House AIDS Summit

Translation  On Monday, May 4th, Iris House held its Tenth Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit, a full day of panels, presentations and workshops to educate and inspire attendees about current trends, challenges and successful programs in waging the war on AIDS. This year’s theme, “AIDS 2020: Keeping the Vision on Women,” amplified […]

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Welcomes Congresswoman Robin Kelly to the East Bay

Translation Oakland, CA – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee welcomes Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Illinois), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Brain Trust, to the East Bay to visit Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Disease WORLD (WORLD), a nonprofit organization that provides support to women living with HIV. “It is an honor to have Congresswoman […]

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Well Beyond HIV

Translation Sylvia Britt, 51 and HIV-positive for many years, is peer advocate for WORLD, an organization that helps HIV-positive women. Sylvia Britt was lying alone in a hospital bed, exhausted and ill from a long bout of pneumonia, when she learned she was HIV-positive. Someone from the hospital — she can’t recall who it was […]

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Understanding the Female Face of the HIV Epidemic

TranslationKellee Terrell, BET News While men continue to account for the majority of new HIV infections in the U.S. each year, women cannot be forgotten when it comes to addressing the epidemic. This is especially relevant to African-American women who make up 13 percent of the female population, but almost 75 percent of new HIV […]

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Well Beyond HIV: Celebrating People Over 50 Living with HIV

TranslationJoin us at the San Francisco LGBT Community Center – Rainbow Room, April 23-25 for our Well Beyond HIV exhibit featuring portraits and testimonials of people aging with HIV. The Well Beyond HIV campaign celebrates the lives of older adults living with HIV. As the population of older Americans living with HIV/AIDS grows, the daily […]

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What’s New at WORLD: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

TranslationMarch 10th marked National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. For this monumental day for women and girls across the country, WORLD teamed up with AIDS Healthcare Foundation and community partners Cal-PEP and Allen Temple to Talk About SEX.                    Let’s Talk About SEX: An Intergenerational Dialogue, brought […]

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