Beverly (Cleworth) Case, beloved friend and colleague who retired this past April after twenty-five years of service to AIDS Project RI, passed away on July 14.
It’s time to dust off those old pumps and get to steppin’ because you don’t want to miss the first annual High Heel Dash & Block Party on Sunday, August 23 at The Stable.
One year after the 1969 Stonewall Riot in New YorK City, the nation commemorated the unprecedented uprising that fueled the launch of the LGBT civil rights movement.
Tonight, Thursday April 30 is Dining Out For Life, a benefit for AIDS Project RI. Dine at one of the following restaurants and a portion of your bill will be donated towards the fight against HIV and AIDS: Barrington: Pizzico Cranston: Bistro 22 East Greenwich: Grille on Main Tio Mateo’s Newport: Despina’s Café SpeakEasy North […]
by Christion Battey for AIDS Project RI. On a recent rainy Tuesday afternoon I sat down with Jonathan Goyer to discuss his personal journey through drug addiction and homelessness, the harm-reduction practices that he used to overcome this, and his 20 months of sobriety, leading to an advertising campaign to combat drug addiction and overdose. […]
Make sure that part of your New Year’s resolution is to keep practicing safe sex, no matter whom you’re having sex with. If you’re sexually active, then you should be tested every three months for HIV. Why three months? Well, it takes the virus about that long to be picked up in one of the […]
by Sam Simas. Once a month, Christion Battey, AIDS Project Rhode Island’s (APRI) Program Coordinator, gears up with clear Tupperware boxes brimming with HIV rapidtests, free condoms, and lube to give to college students at the University of Rhode Island. He hops into his sporty little hatchback with a rainbow bumper sticker and cruises down […]
by Samuel Simas for AIDS Project RI The bartender had just put out some dinner and I was stuffing my face while watching Joan Crawford yell about wire-hangers on the television. I had finished my second beer of the night when Sean came over, grabbed my arm, and yanked back the chair next to me. […]
The 2014 AIDS Walk for Life was held on Saturday, September 27 and raised money for AIDS Project Rhode Island and AIDS Care Ocean State. The 2.5 mile walk started and finished on the Rhode Island State House lawn, Enjoy photos from the event below, courtesy of Jen Bonin.
RI Commission on Prejudice and Bias announces collaborative law enforcement and community workshop. Rhode Island Commission on Prejudice and Bias in cooperation with the Roger Williams University School of Justice Studies at Baypoint Inn and Conference announces a symposium focused on tolerance and acceptance featuring guest speaker Judy Shepard co-founder of the Matthew Shepard Foundation. The goal of […]