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Red Pump Stories: Shaquille Roberts, Winner of the Walgreens Expressions Challenge Thumbnail

It’s National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD), a day that amplifies how HIV/AIDS is affecting young people in the United States. Join us as we celebrate the importance of understanding HIV/AIDS among young men and women with a poem written by Shaquille Roberts, a sophomore at the Illinois Art Institute, who won first [...]

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Red Pump Stories: Hydeia Broadbent, Activist & Humanitarian Thumbnail

By: Veronica Appleton Happy National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! We invite you to join us as we celebrate this day of empowerment with Hydeia Broadbent, an HIV/AIDS advocate and panelist for Red Power Convos, a night of conversation to discuss stigma and how this epidemic affects women on March 10 in New York City.   [...]

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#RocktheRedPump with Us this March! Thumbnail

By: Veronica Appleton, M.A. We’re starting the month of March with a huge splash! Just for you, we have four awesome events in four vibrant cities to help you #RocktheRedPump for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.   Cupcakes & Condoms – Washington, DC  Join us on Saturday, March 7 at the Napoleon Bistro Lounge [...]

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Red Pump Stories: Tiffany Young, D.C. Red Pump Rocker Thumbnail

By: Brittani Menina It’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)! For 15 years now, NBHAAD has committed to building a national HIV testing and treatment initiative accelerated by educating, promoting testing and treatment, and increasing involvement within Black communities. This year’s theme I Am My Brother/Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS, prompts Black communities to unite and care for one another [...]

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Red Pump Stories: Rev. Deborah C. Warren, President & CEO of RAIN Thumbnail

As you may remember, we launched in December, “Red Pump Stories”, an initiative created to document the narratives, struggles, and successes of women living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. To continue this exciting and new initiative, we would like to share the following interview conducted with Rev. Deborah C. Warren, President and CEO of the Regional AIDS Interfaith [...]

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Red Pump Stories: Music Executive Kecia Johnson Grooves to the Tune of HIV/AIDS Thumbnail

In recognition of World AIDS Day, The Red Pump Project is excited to launch “Red Pump Stories”, an initiative created to document the narratives, struggles, and successes of women living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Our new initiative will further the mission of decreasing the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, and allow us to stand with [...]

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Red Pump Red Tie

Now in its sixth year, The Red Pump Project’s Annual Red Pump/Red Tie Affair will commemorate World AIDS Day 2014 on Saturday, December 6 from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at the Hart Witzen Gallery (136 E 36th Street) in NoDa, Charlotte’s historic arts district. The Affair, which is hosted by Red Pump Charlotte in [...]

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10 Facts You Should Know About the Female Condom Thumbnail

By Veronica Appleton, MA You’ve heard it before: “Protect yourself and get tested.” It may sound like a song that is played way too much on the radio, but it’s essential information. Each year, nearly 20 out of 100 women who use a female condom will likely get pregnant, but the key here is protection [...]

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Red Pump DC Gets Day in the City at the Inaugural Red Summer Soiree (Recap) Thumbnail

by Tiffany Young, Red Pump Rocker “Red Pump Day” was amazing and the “Red Summer Soiree” was an event to remember. The Red Pump Project held its official Washington, D.C. sold-out launch event on June 21, 2014, at M Street Bar and Grill at the St. Gregory Hotel & Suites. Red Summer Soiree brought together local advocates, [...]

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Tickets On Sale for Chaka Khan Benefit Concert Thumbnail

“I’m every woman…” There are many women in music that we celebrate for being timeless, talented, and fierce. When making that list of singers, it would be incomplete without adding Chicago’s own Chaka Khan. From her signature hair to her powerful voice, we love everything about her. That is why we were blown away when [...]

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