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Surviving HIV, facing Hepatitis C

As liver disease surpasses virus that causes AIDS as a killer, it should be a wake-up call for LGBT people to get tested, educated about risks After the emergence of HIV/AIDS and the devastation it caused in the 1980s, the...

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Alden Clanahan to be honored by DIFFA

DIFFA’s 2012 collection, called Smoking Haute, returns to theHilton Anatole on March 31. But the theme is already being tweaked ever-so-slightly following the unexpected death of fashion leader Alden Clanahan.

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Local Briefs • 02.17.12

Toast to Life set for Feb. 25 The 14th annual Toast to Life Gala — fundraiser for Resource Center Dallas’ programs and services that make life better for people living with HIV/AIDS — is set for Feb. 25 The event, “Lights,...

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Resource Center honors volunteers

Leon Catlett receives top honor posthumously at annual dinner From Staff Reports editor@dallasvoice.com More than 1,090 people gave more than 49,100 hours of their time and talents valued at more than $1.05 million to Resource...

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GDMAF forms new alliance with AIDS Arms

David Hearn, board president for the Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund, announced that AIDS Arms will take over GDMAF’s administrative responsibilities. That leaves the board more time to concentrate on fundraising. GDMAF...

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Conference on addiction this week in Dallas

The Texas Association of Addiction Professionals presents NOVA 2012 on Jan. 19 and 20, covering topics of alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, sex addiction, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections and treatment...

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Deaths • 01.13.12

Deaths Perry “Bubba” Henderson, 46, died Jan. 2 in Mesquite, where he had lived most of his life. Born March 13, 1965, in Tyler to Perry Lee and Vassie D. (Owens) Henderson, he was known as a gentle bear of a man with a kind and...

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Top 10: N. Texas helped mark AIDS anniversary

No. 5 In 2011, the world marked three decades of AIDS. It was June 5, 1981, that the Centers for Disease Control first reported on five cases in which otherwise healthy young men, all gay, had been treated for pneumocystis...

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A win-win arrangement

The generosity of Bert Gallagher and Hudson Ferus Vodka is paying off for the new company and for the LGBT community Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Gay Realtor Brian Bleeker knows how difficult it can be to...

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What’s next for HIV/AIDS services?

With drastic budget cuts looming, federally-funded HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and education programs could be lost completely Phyllis Guest Taking Notes On Dec. 15, four HIV/AIDS policy, planning and treatment groups offered...

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RCD opens new dental suite

United Way provided funding for construction, staffing of new suite being named in honor of Bret Camp Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Resource Center Dallas was set to dedicate a complete new suite in its...

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AOC to host new Magic Johnson HIV/AIDs clinic

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...

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Knowledge is power

A generation of young people have never known a world without AIDS, but their complacency means new infections continue People who weren’t yet born when AIDS first emerged are today most at risk for becoming HIV positive — an...

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The Rachofskys make Poz magazine’s 100 list

The December issue of Poz reveals the Poz 100 list featuring those who have made a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Dallas made the list through the work of Cindy and Howard Rachofsky and their Two X Two for AIDS and...

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Photographer Steven Hill holds toy drive Saturday

Steven D. Hill has children on the brain. As we noted when we profiled him this summer, the talented photographer and fashionista loves helping young people — as he did in an exhibit last August that benefited Vogel Alcove, an...

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Big changes ahead for ASOs

AIDS agencies have to look for ways to branch out if they want to survive and thrive under health care reform Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com An estimated 1.2 million people in the United States are living...

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Give thanks, give help

AIN is a small agency with a small budget — and they need all the volunteers they can get With just over two weeks left before Thanksgiving, each of us has plenty of time to decide what we are going to give thanks for. And...

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A Sister’s Gift honors volunteers

Brunch recognizes the efforts of women volunteering in HIV/AIDS community DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Sheri Crandall serves dinner at Ewing House once a month, and has been for six years. She is one of...

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