The Chicago Department of Public Health has awarded $6 million to 22 community organizations for housing assistance and support services for people living with HIV and AIDS and their families.The grants come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Diseases ranging from polio to cancer to mental illness have inspired playwrights to pick up their pens. But no disease has sparked a continuum of works, a cohesive and evolving and expanding collection of works, like HIV/AIDS.
Prince Coleman watches an online soap opera. The lead characters are entangled in tricky love affairs.
This story line focuses on young gay and bisexual men—men like Coleman. One character tries to guess if his new lover is HIV positive—a dangerous practice.
On World AIDS Day, Worldview looks at Bolivia's nascent effort to raise awareness of the disease. Though the epidemic is growing rapidly around the world, Bolivia has the lowest HIV/AIDS prevalence in the region.
When Bettendorf Place opens in September, it will be one of the only permanent housing facilities for HIV/AIDS patients on Chicago's South Side.Alexian Brothers, a Catholic religious order that focuses on health care, is providing 23 studio apartments for low-income residents in the South Chicago ne
Every Thursday on Global Activism we hear about an individual who's trying to make the world a better place.Today we talk to Phyllis Wezeman, an adjunct professor at the University of Notre Dame and executive director of Malawi Matters, whose mission is to develop culturally-inspired HIV an