AIDS Prevention and Treatment Improving

MEDFORD, Ore. — Monday millions of people are wearing red in support of World Aids Day. The annual recognition day started back in 1988 to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS, in an effort to end the epidemic. Medical research and treatment for the virus has improved significantly over the past decade. What used to … Continue reading »

Dine to Support HIV/Aids Research

Ashland, Ore. — The fight against HIV/Aids has changed dramatically over the last few decades, but it’s not over. On  Tuesday you can join the fight by simply sitting down for a meal or grabbing a coffee. It’s part of The Daedalus Project’s Daedalus Drinks, Daedalus Dines fundraiser.  More than a dozen local restaurants and coffee … Continue reading »

Students Call for Blood Drive Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at the University of Oregon will call for a change on a decades-old federal policy that prohibits gay men from donating blood. The ban was issued 31 years ago out of fear of AIDS, but some students say the ban is outdated. When it was issued in 1983, there were no … Continue reading »

OSF Raises $133K for AIDS/HIV

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has raised more than $133,000 for their annual AIDS/HIV fundraiser, the Daedalus Project. The record breaking total shatters last year’s numbers which totaled $18,000. The festival itself is comprised of a concert reading of Falsettoland, an Arts & Treasure sale, an Underwear Parade, a film festival, a 5K … Continue reading »