About AIDS: September 7

Updates from the epidemic

Angry Birds only have chest hair if they're Freddie Mercury
Angry Birds only have chest hair if they're Freddie Mercury (by angrybirds.com)

Today’s About AIDS talks Angry Birds, How to Survive a Plague and vaginal rings.

• The AIDS Healthcare Foundation supports deal with Gilead to lower cost of drugs to AIDS Drug Assistance programs.

• Vaginal rings are shown effective against HIV transmission in new study.

• Civil rights violations of PWAs are still rampant in Kenya.

• The Health Resources and Service Administration’s decision to cut more than a million in grants to case management programs is sharply criticized by AIDS groups.

Angry Birds honors Freddie Mercury at AIDS fundraiser and with limited edition T-shirt. Here’s hoping they add Freddie to the game. He can kill pigs with the force of falsetto.

How to Survive a Plague director hopes to reinvigorate movement.

• The United Nations warns that family discrimination likely for HIV/AIDS patients globally.

• Heartless landlord evicts California Latino HIV service center for “bringing disease."

• This week's social calender gives two ways to give to people living with HIV/AIDS. First, Glenn Eaddy hosts his annual birthday bash and toy drive benefiting Project Transitions on Sunday. On Monday and Tuesday, AIDS Services of Austinhold its annual Dining for Life event. You might find a local celebrity or two at Moonshine Bar and Grill on Monday.

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