Community Champions

Community Champions A Conversation with Chuck Panozzo of STYX I am a gay man and a survivor of HIV. I have lived with the struggle of being gay with HIV for quite some time. I was ashamed and stigmatized by my secrets. It’s difficult enough to be different and even…

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Let’s Stop HIV Together: A Short Film

“I found out when I was 12 or 13.”
“I’m positive 21 years.”
“I was born HIV-Positive,”
“Anyone can be affected by HIV.”
“HIV is just a virus. It’s the stigma that’s a deadly disease.”
“HIV stigma is rooted in fear of HIV. There are many misconceptions…”
“People with HIV are living lives that are healthy and full.”

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events The board of Directors of the World AIDS Museum (WAM) cordially invite you to “Save the Date” for our Coming Out Party. Join us, Thursday, October 11, 2018, for a special evening of surprises as we unveil plans and celebrate winners from the Art of Community Project H.O.P.E.…

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IMPACT of HIV Stigma on the Black Community (Part 1)

BROTHASPEAK POD dot NETFor a segment of people that only represents 13% of the entire U.S population, yet represents 43% of the new HIV cases within America. Why are black people carrying the burden of this epidemic when it originally didn’t start this way. In this week Brothaspeak Podcast, we have a community discussion in regards to this topic. From www.Brothaspeakpod.net.

Photos from the night of this event here.

 

Past Events

Past Events An Evening with Cleve Jones Friday, November 10, 2017, 8:00 – 10:00pm at The Sunshine Cathedral Cleve Jones is the creator of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt and iconic leader for the LGBTQ+ community who also inspired the ABC groundbreaking Mini Series, “When We Rise.” Commissioner Dean Trantalis…

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An Evening with Cleve Jones

The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center presented An Evening with Cleve Jones on November 10, 2017 as part of the AIDS History Series.

Cleve Jones conceived the AIDS Memorial Quilt at a time when death from AIDS was shameful and hidden.  The 2017 ABC miniseries “When We Rise” was adapted from Mr. Jones’ book When We Rise:  My Life in the Movement.  His book and the miniseries chronicles the real-life personal and political struggles, setbacks, and triumphs of the diverse LGBT activists who played integral roles in pioneering their leg of the US civil rights movement from its infancy.

An Evening with Larry Kramer

The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center Presents an enlightening conversation with ACT UP founder, HIV activist, and author Larry Kramer on the 30th Anniversary of ACT UP. Larry was interviewed by friend and award-winning author Kevin Sessums at The Sunshine Cathedral in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 10, 2017. The video begins with a montage of images of of AIDS activism over the years.

Homestead Hospital First to Routinely Screen

“As the first hospital in the state [Florida] to implement these routine HIV and HCV screenings, Homestead Hospital is a trailblazer in Florida,” said Lillian Rivera, R.N., Ph.D., administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. “Homestead Hospital’s leadership is helping to change the landscape of this public health epidemic by reaching these patients through routine screenings.”  Read more.