Being Latina and Naïve about HIV/AIDS I remember the first time I heard the word AIDS, right down to where and what I was doing: Mexicali, Baja – Mexico, pumping gas and still remember the paperboy screaming “Rock Hudson dies of AIDS, read all about it.” It only caught my attention because he was so [...]
This shoe basically speaks for itself. The unique faux wood heel and platform sole is SO lovely. Mix that with a pointy toe and fiery red leather and you have a shoe fit for a bonafide fashionista! Visit JessicaSimpsonCollection.com to pick up a pair for only $89. And hurry because the sizes are selling out [...]
The very awesome Adria Richards, blogger and social media trainer, has supported The Red Pump Project since our inception last year. In honor of this upcoming National Women & Girl HIV/AIDS Day, Adria created a video to talk about why she “Rocks the Red Pump.”We appreciate you, Adria!!! You’re a FIERCE Red Pump Rocker!
There really is nothing better than a classic yet versatile shoe. The BDG suede pump has a classic style with its perfect toe (not too pointy or too round), great heel height (3.5″) and a rubber sole (great for withstanding normal wear and tear). This shoe would look equally fabulous worn with a skirt or [...]
Karyn and Luvvie were invited to speak on The Chatterbox Show on BlogTalk Radio today, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 at 10am EST, 9am CST. Listen in! A huge thank you goes to host, Christie Crowder, who has featured us on her show twice before. We really appreciate the support, Christie!!!
“People have moved on. The AIDS community has moved on and the Black community is in denial.”On February 11th, I had the immense pleasure of hearing Emmy Award Winning HIV activist Rae Lewis-Thornton speak at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Encouraging an honest dialogue about the disease, Rae discussed everything from denial and disillusionment [...]
Hey there, my fellow shoe-aholics! The first ‘Red Pump of the Week’ post for 2010 is a real treat. I present to you the Pour La Victoire Lea Bootie. For those of you familiar with the Pour La Victoire brand, you know that these shoes are of very high quality. The cherry red patent leather [...]
Nine years ago, five organizations collaborated with the Center for Disease Control to make February 7th of every year National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The day exists to raise awareness about the impact of the disease in the Black Community, with a goal of mobilizing African Americans to get educated, get involved and tested, and [...]
Two weeks ago, we launched our “500 in 50: Rock the Red Pump” campaign, our second annual effort to recruit over 500 bloggers to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in the days leading up to National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) on March 10th. We’re very excited that over 115 blogs have already signed [...]
As National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS approach, we want people to realize that women are a big part of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and we ought to know how the disease is affecting us directly and indirectly. There are many reasons why it’s important for women to know the facts when it comes to HIV. Biologically, [...]