Henry Santos attends People En Espanol's 50 Most Beautiful 2013
EXCLUSIVE: Henry Santos Talks Latinos & the Stigma Surrounding HIV
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/17/2014 - 15:15

Mi gente, it's time to raise HIV awareness and decrease the stigma in our community!


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Latinos & AIDS: 9 Facts You Need To Know
Latinos & AIDS: 9 Facts You Need To Know
By Helen Ubinas | 12/01/2013 - 10:00

The fight against AIDS is far from over for Latinos, but patients are living longer and creating awareness of the disease. Here are the 9 facts you NEED to know: 


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Juanes at the 2013 Grammy Awards
WATCH: Juanes Takes On HIV Awareness for the Young Latino Community
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 10:12

Latinos account for approximately 21 percent of all new HIV infection cases in the U.S. According to statistical reports by the Centers for Disease Control, that's nearly three times the rate of infection for whites. Juanes has now taken this statistic and decided to run with in order to help build awareness for the young Latino community.


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More Advanced HIV Vaccine
Latina HIV Rate Four Times Higher Than White Non-Hispanic Women, A Cure May Be In Sight
By Sugey Palomares | 04/04/2013 - 10:36

Researchers at Duke University believe they have the answer to developing an AIDS vaccine that generates powerful antibodies, which can fight the HIV virus. The new study could help scientists determine which proteins to use in vaccines to induce antibodies that prevent the spread of HIV infection.


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AIDS Awareness Red Ribbon
Latinos & AIDS - What You Need to Know
By Samantha Leal | 10/15/2012 - 18:00

October 15 marks National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. The NLAAD campaign works annually at building capacity for non-profit organizations and health departments in order to reach the Latino community, promote HIV testing and provide HIV prevention and access to care. 

Our community is seriously affected by the HIV epidemic. Consider this: 


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Mondo Guerra for I Design
Mondo Guerra on the Next Season of 'Project Runway' & HIV Awareness
By Samantha Leal | 07/18/2012 - 16:00

Project Runway All-Star and designer Mondo Guerra has championed HIV awareness ever since season eight of the show, when he went public with his HIV positive status. We chatted with the Mexican-American designer about his new campaign, season 10 of Project Runway and what Heidi Klum is really like off-camera. 

Tell us a bit about your HIV-awareness campaign - what's the message?


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World AIDS Day 2011: Living with HIV
World AIDS Day 2011: Living with HIV
By Maria Mejia | 12/01/2011 - 13:50

I got HIV at the age of 16 from my first boyfriend, who went by his gang name, Flyskee. Although I grew up with a wonderful mother, I was emotionally abused by my father and sexually abused by an uncle, which caused me to run away by the time I was 13. It was then that I met Flyskee. He became my family. At the time, I didn’t know that he was an IV drug user—but I also never thought HIV could happen to me. Back then, so many of us thought it was a homosexual
disease that only affected men.


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World AIDS Day 2011: Only 28% of HIV+ Have Disease In Control
World AIDS Day 2011: Only 28% of HIV+ Have Disease In Control
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/01/2011 - 11:22

As World AIDS Day is observed globally today, the question is more important than ever: Have you been tested?

That’s because most people infected with HIV do not have the disease under control, according to a new Center for Disease Control report released this week. Only 28 percent of those that have HIV are virally suppressed, the report, titled Vital Signs: HIV Prevention Through Care and Treatment reveals.


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Gisele Teams Up With Bono, Scarlett Johansson for (Product) RED
By Mariela Rosario | 01/22/2009 - 14:30

Giselle Bündchen has agreed to team up with Bono, Scarlett Johannson and (Product) RED for a special feature in an upcoming issue of Elle magazine to raise money to help fight HIV and AIDS in Africa.


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