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Madonna's Emotional World AIDS Day Speech Will Bring Tears to Your Eyes

“I want you to recognize how lucky you are right now to be alive!” the pop icon said during one of her recent concerts.

A Note on World AIDS Days From Our CEO

This year marks the 35th anniversary of World AIDS Day.

This HIV Advocate Strips Down For an Important World AIDS Day Message

"See me, not my HIV," reporter Karl Schmid says. 

Drag Race UK's Cheddar Gorgeous Auctioning ACT UP Look For HIV Charity

The runner-up of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK season four is donating her legendary runway look for a great cause.

Matt Bomer Pens Moving Tribute to Larry Kramer, Pivotal AIDS Activist

"I will always love you, Larry Kramer. As an artist and as an activist. We are so grateful to you for fighting the good fight for us all. Thank you for your refusal to be silent or polite. Thank you for your rage. Thank you for teaching us how to be resilient."

Elton John to Host Concert Special for World AIDS Day 2020

Sam Smith and Rina Sawayama are both set to perform.

Billy Porter: George H.W. Bush 'was one of the worst culprits'

The actor and singer was honored by the Black AIDS Institute on World AIDS Day. 

World AIDS Day: The Quick, Easy Guide to Getting Tested

"The only bad HIV test is the one you don't take."

Elton John and Friends Launch World AIDS Day Campaign

The legendary singer and advocate is spreading awareness about the global AIDS epidemic.

No Laughing Matter: Revisit The Media's Despicable Portrayal of AIDS in the '80s

AIDS was often used as a punchline because it was seen only as a gay disease, and therefore warranted ridicule from comedians such as Andrew "Dice" Clay and Eddie Murphy. 

New Yorkers Explain the Importance of the NYC AIDS Memorial (Watch)

"End the epidemic by 2020," said Bill de Blasio. "It's as simple as that."

New Yorkers Attend Unveiling of AIDS Memorial (Photos)

The unveiling was hosted by Broadway star Billy Porter.

Rosie Perez 'Keeps the Promise' at World AIDS Day Event

"We have the right to hold our elected official accountable. And that’s exactly what we’re gonna do.”

Annie Lennox Credits Nelson Mandela for Inpsiring Her to Fight HIV/AIDS

The British singer and HIV activist told NBC OUT that seeing Nelson Mandela speak about the AIDS epidemic in 2003 was a life-changing experience.

Op-Ed: On World AIDS Day, Don’t Disparage Condomless Sex and Bodily Pleasure

The hyper focus on condoms can run the risk of ignoring an important personal and public health conversation: many people don’t use condoms because they want to feel more pleasure.

Barack Obama Marks His Last World AIDS Day as President

“I am very proud of what we’ve accomplished over the past eight years.” 

How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS

David France follows his acclaimed AIDS documentary, How to Survive a Plague, with a moving, meticulously researched companion book.