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Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and there’s a whole lot of talking and educating happening all over the country in honor. Luvvie and I each have our own reasons for fighting AIDS, but most importantly, we simply agree that something has to be done. I mean, if we could just encourage [...]

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MTV Staying Alive Video

Hey, all…I was browsing MTV’s Staying Alive website and came across this frank conversation between two young ladies whose lives have been affected by HIV/AIDS. They discuss the stigma of the disease and how their family and friends reacted. Both of these young ladies exhibit real strength and a commitment to educating others…I hope you [...]

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Do You Know Your Status?

One of the main purposes of National Women/Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is to encourage women to take a proactive approach in their sexual health. One of the biggest ways that you can do so is to know your status. Nowadays, many health organizations offer HIV/AIDS testing at little to no cost to individuals, and some [...]

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Statistics used are from the Center for Disease Control’s website. Although these stats are only taking the United States into account, globally, HIV/AIDS is no less of a problem, especially for women.Key Snapshot of the U.S. Epidemic TodayNumber of new HIV infections, 2006: 56,300Number of people living with HIV/AIDS: 1.1 million, including more than 468,000 [...]

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The Red Pump Events

On March 10th, we want people to come together to network, socialize, and raise funds and awareness about the effect of AIDS on women and girls. So far, there are two Red Pump Happy Hours going on so far. Some bloggers around the country have hit us up saying they are planning their own Red [...]

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First of all, I have to extend a HUGE thanks to everyone who’s signed on thus far! As of now, we have 65 bloggers on board to Rock the Red Pump next Tuesday! Your participation is a huge step is spreading awareness to your readers about the effect of HIV/AIDS on women and girls!!! On [...]

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