HIV Survival

HIV Survival

by Sergey Grankin This blog entry was a result of a community collaboration with Spokane AIDS Network. Contracting HIV will change your life. Initially the shock, stigma and fear play a huge role, but the reality is quite different. For Lelani, a drag performer in...

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End AIDS Washington at Spokane Pride

End AIDS Washington at Spokane Pride

The End AIDS message was out in force at Spokane Pride. From the parade to the crowds it was impossible to miss the orange and blue declaring the time has come for us to focus our attention on bringing the AIDS epidemic toward its end.     The Spokane AIDS...

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Historical Injustices Leave Lasting Impact

Historical Injustices Leave Lasting Impact

By Lector Morales, Community Mobilization Coordinator at Gay City There are a lot of people who have their concerns about taking a preventative medication like PrEP, the daily pill that can prevent HIV. Part of those misgivings may center around a slew of historical...

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Overcoming Barriers for Trans People Getting HIV Testing

Overcoming Barriers for Trans People Getting HIV Testing

Let’s face it. Getting tested for HIV can be anxiety provoking enough by itself. Add in fears of being misgendered, having to explain basic things about your body to confused staff, or other potential mistreatment trans people commonly face in health settings,...

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Washington Gets Serious about Ending AIDS

Washington Gets Serious about Ending AIDS

Saoirse Cavanaugh is blunt with her story. “I had a condom mishap.” It’s an experience that many people may have dealt with. And in that moment, it might be time to stop and realize the potential of immediate health issue exists that needs to be...

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Insure a Healthy Future

Insure a Healthy Future

By Sergey Grankin This blog entry was a result of a community collaboration with Spokane AIDS Network. Blaine Stum. He’s the Legislative Aide to Spokane City Councilman Jon Snyder, Chair of the Human Right Commission, and Chair of the Public Policy Committee for the...

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End AIDS Washington Recommendations Available for Comment

End AIDS Washington Recommendations Available for Comment

Last year at this time, Governor Jay Inslee issued a proclamation saying that we were going to End AIDS in Washington. Over the course of the past year, via surveys, focus groups, and meetings, people across the state have been weighing in on what they think it will...

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World AIDS Day 2015

World AIDS Day 2015

Tomorrow is World AIDS Day and there will be events taking place all over the state. Look below to find details about events near you. In Seattle: World AIDS Day Breakfast, 8-9am. An Evening with Phil Wilson, 6-7:30pm In Everett: Snohomish County Memorial Walks,...

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Gender* Fierce: TranscenDANCE

Gender* Fierce: TranscenDANCE

This Friday, November 20th at 7pm, you can expect to hear some noise coming from the Vera Project at Seattle Center. Gender* Fierce: TranscenDANCE, an all ages performance showcase and dance party will be moving into full swing. “For queer youth, there aren’t a...

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Get Insured Health Fair – Nov 11th

Get Insured Health Fair – Nov 11th

Next Wednesday on Nov 11th, Seattle Counseling Service and Gay City are teaming up to put together a health fair to help people get signed up for health insurance. Do you need to enroll in a health insurance plan or Medicaid? Did you try to enroll but got stuck? Are...

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