Author, pastor and HIV activist Terry Angel Mason talks about why the black church must break the silence that contributes to HIV stigma in the African American community with Kate Ferguson, Real Health editor.
When celebrated talk show host Wendy Williams experienced the “scary stare” often associated with an overactive thyroid, the “Queen of All Media” bowed to her concerned family and saw her doctor. (Article includes special Real Health TV interview with Wendy Williams.)
A staggering 3.6 million Americans say they’re at risk of HIV but haven’t been tested, according to a 2005 survey. Researchers are hoping to change this imbalance by introducing HIV tests to an unexpected setting: the dentist office.
Singer/songwriter Solange Knowles is partnering with MTV’s Staying
Alive Foundation and The Body Shop on the multiplatform “Yes, Yes, Yes
to Safe Sex” campaign, which launched April 14 in New York City.
Targeting youth under the age of 25, it aims to promote responsible
sexual behavior while at the same time raising funds for HIV awareness
programs around the world. (Watch video.)
Gloria Reuben’s new series, Raising the Bar (on TNT), recently clocked a record 7.7 million viewers. That’s all the more people this celebrity activist can reach in her global fight against AIDS. The bar has officially been reset.