Smollett shared that although many people believe that contracting HIV/AIDS is a thing of the past, the issue is alive and well and it is affecting the lives of millions of people.
A 33-year-old Houston, Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of child sex assault, including infecting a toddler with HIV, and impregnating a teen, according to KTLA 5.
Justin Posey, 17, accused of transmitting HIV to a 13-year-old girl, was indicted Wednesday on third-degree rape charges, reports The Advocate.
Statistics from the CDC indicate that in the last ten years, "from 2005 to 2014, the number of new HIV diagnoses among African American gay and bisexual men increased 22%. But that number stabilized in recent years, increasing less than 1% between 2010 and 2014."
About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.
During his final State of the Union address last month to a joint session of Congress in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama said that the U.S. is on track to eliminate new HIV/AIDS transmissions by 2020.
As the world recovers from the terrorist attacks that took place in Paris last week, ISIS is already posing new threats. The terror group released a new video Monday that indicates they are looking to plot an attack on Washington D.C.
The son of late rapper Eazy-E has reason to believe his father was murdered by Suge Knight.
Michael L Johnson, 23, a former wrestler at Lindenwood University in Missouri, faces 60 years in prison after a jury determined on Friday that he knowingly exposed and transmitted HIV to partners who had no idea he carried the virus, STL Today reports. SEE ALSO: Rumor Control: Reports of Man Spreading HIV Intentionally Are A […]
Indiana state health officials confirmed the recent HIV epidemic in Scott County is worsening, the New York Times reports. With reports of up to 130 cases in what has become the largest such outbreak in the southeastern portion of the state, officials say that the skyrocketing of these cases are linked to injections of the powerful painkiller […]
Just days after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency in his state due to an HIV outbreak, it was revealed the county at the center of the explosion has been without a testing center since early 2013, reports the Huffington Post. The clinic in Scott County and four other Planned Parenthood facilities in the […]
South Indiana is under major pressure to create a medical safety blanket after it was revealed Gov. Mike Pence would declare a health emergency over the growing cases of HIV in the area. Excessive amounts of drug use have aided the increase in HIV and AIDS viruses, according to the Indy Star. Oxymorphone – or Opana – has […]
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