HIV/AIDS http://wlrn.org en Get Tested For HIV And Win A Vespa http://wlrn.org/post/get-tested-hiv-and-win-vespa <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Aids Healthcare Foundation is hosting a contest to motivate HIV testing in South Florida.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Every day, people can walk in to one of the four <a href="http://outofthecloset.org/win-a-vespa-scooter-at-a-testing-center-in-south-florida/">Out of the Closet thrift stores</a>&nbsp;in Miami-Dade and Broward County, get tested for free and become eligible to win a </span>Vespa<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:39:42 +0000 Constanza Gallardo 34491 at http://wlrn.org Get Tested For HIV And Win A Vespa In Honduras, Fighting HIV/AIDS Through Music And Theater http://wlrn.org/post/fighting-hivaids-music-theater-honduras In the village of Corozal in Honduras, men ready boats for fishing excursions and boys play soccer on a beach lined with thatched huts.<p>On a sandy lot next to the town's main street, two teenage boys begin playing drums while women sing. For centuries, this has been the signature sound of celebration for the Garifuna, an Afro-Caribbean people on the Atlantic coast of Central America. Now this music has an additional purpose: to prevent HIV.<p>As people arrive to hear the drumming, the musicians become actors in a play. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 19:09:32 +0000 Jens Erik Gould 11631 at http://wlrn.org In Honduras, Fighting HIV/AIDS Through Music And Theater Proposed World AIDS Museum In Search Of A Home In Wilton Manors http://wlrn.org/post/proposed-world-aids-museum-search-home-wilton-manors <p>The <a href="http://worldaidsmuseum.com/">World AIDS Museum</a> is in search of a permanent home and it's hoping to set up shop in the Fort Lauderdale area. Organizers have their eye specifically on Wilton Manors, a neighborhood with an active LGBT&nbsp;community. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 8655 at http://wlrn.org Proposed World AIDS Museum In Search Of A Home In Wilton Manors A Poetic Journey After The Quake: HIV/AIDs In Haiti http://wlrn.org/post/poetic-journey-after-quake-hivaids-haiti <p></p><p></p><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">The devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti demolished the country's health care system along with everything else. </span></p><p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">But from the ruins came&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 24px;">Voices of Haiti -- </em>an odyssey in verse that&nbsp;<span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 24px;">grew out of a commission from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to document HIV/AIDS after the quake. The multimedia project, which came to the University of Miami this year, blends&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">Haitian voices to conjure up images of strength, hope and faith.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Patricia Sagastume 6511 at http://wlrn.org A Poetic Journey After The Quake: HIV/AIDs In Haiti Growing Up With HIV http://wlrn.org/post/growing-hiv <p></p><p>At age 21, Jeff has legs like broomsticks under his nylon basketball shorts and his cheeks are hollow. Sitting at a table outside the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine with two friends of about the same age, he looks young and fragile.</p><p>Jeff doesn't like telling people what's wrong. He doesn't like what they say when they learn he was born HIV-positive.</p><p>"They say, 'Oh boy, you gonna die,' " says Jeff, who doesn't want his last name used. "They call it 'die-slow,' you got that 'die-slow.' "</p> Sun, 29 May 2011 22:18:58 +0000 Sammy Mack 9847 at http://wlrn.org Growing Up With HIV