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World AIDS Day

Reflecting on World AIDS Day

Equalpride's Mark Berryhill shares his thoughts on a disease that's impacted our community for over four decades.

Nasty Pig's Cofounder Reflects on Love, Sex & World AIDS Day

David Lauterstein opens up about the AIDS epidemic, kink pride, and rubber chaps.

35 Years of World AIDS Day

A look back at how this annual commemoration — launched in1988 — brought the public’s attention to a pandemic’s reality.

Plus Nov/Dec Issue: PEPFAR in Danger & Our Allies and Advocates of the Year

In this issue we cover the far-right's plight to end a global HIV program that has saved millions, and also celebrate eight amazing advocates who are creating change.

Watch Playbill's 'Remember the Ribbon' Special Today

Celebrate World AIDS Day by watching this fabulous, annual star-studded event!

World AIDS Day 2022: What is the Current Global State of HIV?

This World AIDS Day, look outside your own experience and see that HIV remains an emergency in much of the world. 

Karl Schmid Delivers a Special World AIDS Day Message in the Nude

The HIV-positive advocate speaks the naked truth in a new PSA: "See me, not my HIV."

For World AIDS Day, GLAAD Releases Sweeping HIV Stigma Study

Nearly 90 percent of Americans believe HIV bias remains in society.

For World AIDS Day, 'Remember the Ribbon'

Playbill and Gilead serve up a perfect activity for Thursday.

Plus151 Nov-Dec 2022 'Amazing People of the Year' Issue

In our last issue of 2022, we celebrate World AIDS Day and the year's Most Amazing People Living with HIV.

How a Dog's Love Evolved Into a Charity for Kids Living With HIV

There’s a new charitable angel, and his name is Fred.

Watch Broadway's Brightest Stars in a World AIDS Day Streaming Event!

To honor World AIDS Day, Playbill is streaming its star-studded "Remember the Ribbon" event for free online.

Op-ed: This World AIDS Day, Let's Talk About Decriminalizing HIV

The continued criminalization of key populations is driving the epidemic. And it's time we start talking about it.

Special World AIDS Day Presentation: Amazing People Living with HIV

In honor of World AIDS Day 2021, some of Plus magazine's Most Amazing People Living with HIV have a special message for you. 

Fundraiser for Youth Living With HIV Planned for World AIDS Day

The Essence Benefit for World AIDS Day will be a party, mixer, and fundraiser all at once.

Revisiting 'Red Hot + Blue,' the Most Iconic HIV Benefit Album Ever

The nonprofit that brought together U2, Debbie Harry, and Annie Lennox celebrates 30 years of music and giving.

What World AIDS Day Means in 2020

The global coronavirus pandemic has been a stark reminder that HIV hasn’t gone away, and nearly four decades later, there’s still no cure or vaccine. 

What World AIDS Day Means to Me

This year for World AIDS Day we asked 31 of our favorite people in the world what the day means to them.