June is AIDS Education Month
Join FIGHT for the 20th Annual AIDS Education Month (AEM), June 2014. AEM is a series of FREE events throughout Philadelphia to increase awareness of AIDS and to bring people together to find strategies to combat the virus. Over 10,000 individuals are directly reached by AEM every June.
Find out how you can get involved!
UPenn Researchers “Edit” Genes to Make Cells Resist HIV
University of Pennsylvania study bolsters new hope for controlling HIV without antiretroviral drugs. Read more in the Philadelphia Inquirer article.
Second Baby Born with HIV is Cured
A second baby born in the U.S. with HIV has been cured, and there may be several more cases in Canada and South Africa. What could this mean for the 250,000 infected babies born each year worldwide? Read more about this groundbreaking report from the New York Times.
Memorial Service for Jaci Adams
There will be a memorial service for Jaci Adams on Friday, March 21st at The Church of St Luke’s and The Epiphany, 330 South 13th Street. Attendees are invited to gather in the sanctuary after 5 p.m. The service will start at 5:30 p.m. A reception will follow.
Remembering Jaci Adams
It is with great sadness that Philadelphia FIGHT announces the death of our long time employee Jaci Adams. Jaci was an unparalleled leader in the Philadelphia transgender community, and her impact on the recognition and rights of trans people in our city was enormous. Read more…