Other News and Features
We spoke to activist Maria Mejia about her 1991 HIV diagnosis, breaking her silence two decades later, and her passion for human rights and HIV education.
amfAR hosted a special viewing of Stephen Barker’s The ACT-UP Portraits, Activists and Avatars, 1991-1994, at Daniel Cooney Fine Art in New York City. The evening featured remarks by Stephen Barker and a reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and screenwriter Michael Cunningham.
Drag performer Ongina (born Ryan Ong Palao) made headlines when he disclosed his HIV status on season 1 of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
amfAR's Milestone Partner, Harry Winston, Inc., is launching a limited-edition Countdown to a Cure timepiece to benefit the Foundation's efforts to develop a cure for HIV.