Volunteers needed for HIV vaccine trial

Posted on 12 Jan 2012 at 4:56pm

Researchers looking for men, trans women who have sex with men to participate in study DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com UT Southwestern continues recruiting volunteers to participate in a vaccine trial that has been in progress for more than a year. The Phase II trial is taking place at almost two dozen sites across [...]

Planning, preparation can make the holidays much more jolly for all

Posted on 08 Dec 2011 at 6:29pm

LGBTs often deal with stress, depression during the holiday season due to family issues DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Many people have such high expectations for the holidays that they get depressed when those expectations aren’t met. And in the LGBT community, dealing with family issues is often painful. Counselor Candy Marcum said that [...]

AOC to host new Magic Johnson HIV/AIDs clinic

Posted on 08 Dec 2011 at 6:23pm

Gould expects new clinic to open in April, giving HIV/AIDS patients in Tarrant County more options for care Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — Officials at AIDS Outreach Center of Tarrant County and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, headquartered in Los Angeles, announced on World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, that basketball legend and [...]

Not just a ‘female problem’

Posted on 13 Oct 2011 at 5:00pm

Research shows that as many as 15 percent of gay, bi men have eating disorders, but most who do won’t seek treatment Catherine Nordon  |  Contributing Writer editor@dallasvoice.com I have grown uncomfortably comfortable in the high rise lobby chair. Having spent months and months over the course of two years sitting in the same dull [...]

WPATH symposium set for September

Posted on 11 Aug 2011 at 7:49pm

Feleshia Porter Local therapist Feleshia Porter says she looks forward to attending conference for professionals in gender studies DRACONIS VON TRAPP | Intern intern@dallasvoice.com The World Professional Association for Transgender Health will hold its biennial symposium in Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 24–28. The conference meets in a different spot every two years — it even came [...]

South Dallas AIDS Walk holds kick-off party at Anatole

Posted on 11 Aug 2011 at 7:46pm

AIN and DFW Pride Movement will also benefit from the Anthony Chisom AIDS Foundation’s 2nd annual event, scheduled for March 2012 DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com The Anthony Chisom AIDS Foundation named AIDS Interfaith Network and the DFW Pride Movement as additional beneficiaries for the 2012 South Dallas AIDS Walk set for next spring. [...]

Clinic passes city inspection

Posted on 11 Aug 2011 at 7:43pm

CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY | AIDS Arms Executive Director Raeline Nobles, left, and IT Manager Cory Claflin look at the blueprints as they inspect the finish-out work at the new Oak Cliff clinic on Sunset Street. (David Taffet/Dallas Voice) AIDS Arms begins staffing new clinic and plans September opening DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com City [...]

AIDS Arms taps Voskuhl as new medical director

Posted on 28 Jul 2011 at 8:40pm

Dr. Gene Voskuhl HIV specialist says he is leaving private practice to follow his passion DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Dr. Gene Voskuhl will become the new medical director of AIDS Arms effective Aug. 22, a job change Voskuhl said this week is “one heck of an opportunity.” AIDS Arms’ former medical director, Dr. [...]

PHOTOS: AIDS Arms clinic begins to take shape

Posted on 11 Jul 2011 at 1:58pm

AIDS Arms Executive Director Raeline Nobles sent the latest pictures of construction of the new clinic in Oak Cliff. “It’s starting to look like something real — with walls!” said Nobles. The clinic should be completed before the end of the summer. The new clinic’s main reception area as of June 21. The main staff [...]

AIDS at 30: Major ASO fundraisers

Posted on 01 Jul 2011 at 10:06am

Some of the major events that fund the AIDS Service organizations: Lone Star Ride Date: Sept. 24-25, 2011 Benefits: AIDS Outreach Center, AIDS Services Dallas, Resource Center Dallas What it is: 175-mile two-day bike ride Hearts and Heroes Date: Oct. 1, 2011 Benefits: Heath Services of North Texas What it is: Honors people and organi9zations [...]