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FOFA #1296 – The Answer to Our NeverEnding Story

Disease, suicide, abuse and discrimination, all stem from the same disorder- homophobia. How do we get to the root of this hate and create an environment where we are respected and nurtured?

Today, health advocate Pete Subkoviak joins us to talk about fighting homophobia and his own experience being a trans guy, and how he got the support from his family to transition at the young age of 18.

FOF #1370 – 30 Years of AIDS

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first AIDS diagnosis in the U.S. It’s difficult to measure the devastating impact AIDS has had on humanity, not just the horrors of the disease itself but the inadequate response of governments and health care institutions to this incredible loss of life.

Today, we take a look at three decades of AIDS with David Ernesto Munar, the newly appointed President and CEO of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Politicians/Activists 11 years ago 0

FOF #1358 – The Battle Over HIV Prevention

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation launched a national ad campaign to discredit PrEP or Pre Exposure Prophylaxis, a new HIV prevention technique that involves taking Truvada (an existing HIV medication) on a daily basis.

Why is the leadership of the nation’s largest AIDS organization arguing against a treatment that could potentially save millions of gay men from becoming HIV positive?

FOF #1296 – The Answer to Our NeverEnding Story

Disease, suicide, abuse and discrimination, all stem from the same disorder- homophobia. How do we get to the root of this hate and create an environment where we are respected and nurtured?

Today, health advocate Pete Subkoviak joins us to talk about fighting homophobia and his own experience being a trans guy, and how he got the support from his family to transition at the young age of 18.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Politicians/Activists, Writers 12 years ago 4

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Posted in: Announcements, Live Podcast 14 years ago 3

FOF #734 – Reverend Straight

The Rev. Charles Straight was there when it happened. In the eighties he was a phlebotomist as the AIDS crisis exploded, when it was still called GRID or Gay Related Immune Disorder. Today he’s the […]

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Politicians/Activists 15 years ago 25