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San Antonio Research Facility to Collaborate on Developing HIV Vaccine

San Antonio Research Facility to Collaborate on Developing HIV Vaccine

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $8.67 million to Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio and Mymetics Corporation of Switzerland to collaborate on the development of an HIV vaccine. Mymetics, a Swiss-based biotechnology company which has a research lab in the Netherlands, focuses on the development of next-generation preventative vaccines for infectious and

2017 in Review: Top Ten LGBT News Stories

1) Ron Nirenberg elected Mayor of San Antonio In June, City Councilman Ron Nirenberg became mayor after winning a decisive victory over incumbent Ivy R. Taylor. Nirenberg received 54 percent of the vote while Taylor brought in 45 percent. The LGBT community cheered the victory, supporting a politician who during his campaign said, “We deserve

One-Woman Show Raises AIDS Awareness

San Antonio actress Anna De Luna will bring her one-woman show, “The AIDS Lady,” to the stage of the Guadalupe Theater for two performances on October 14. The National Association of Latino Arts and Culture and the City of San Antonio Department for Culture and Creative Development are sponsoring the free performances. The play is

High Rate of STI’s Among Gay and Bi Men in SA

The rate of sexually transmitted infections remains high among gay and bisexual men in Bexar County according to statistics provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The numbers reflect that with a rate of 46 percent, gay and bisexual men in Bexar County represent almost half of all new cases of syphilis in

The Lion Sings Tonight for AIDS research and support

The Lion Sings Tonight December 15th, Doors: 7 pm, Show: 8pm Cameo Theatre 1123 East Commerce Street $20-$65 Tickets here It’s time to get your hakuna matatas out to the Cameo Theatre for The Lion Sings Tonight: Holiday Edition in support of the San Antonio AIDS Foundation. The family-friendly event brings together 25 professional singers, dancers, and musicians

The AIDS Lady speaks

The AIDS Lady Speaks December 5, 2014, 6:30 pm Second Baptist Church Community Center, 3310 East Commerce Street Free Anna De Luna had two selves. There was the successful actress, popping up in shows all over San Antonio. And then there was the activist, educating San Antonio’s youth about HIV. These two selves become one