Message in a Rubber: Powerful Thoughts Behind Winning Condom Photos
“How do you take pieces of condoms and use it to convey powerful and compelling messages through photographs? Artists, photographers, hobbyists, and enthusiasts took on this challenge when they joined the Shoot the Rubber Photography Contest held from July 27th to August 5th, 2020, as a highlight of the first ever National HIV Prevention Month (NHPM).
#SaferNowPH Highlights: Condom and Lube Day
Condoms and lubes in different packs and tubes took virtual centerstage on two different virtual events celebrating Condom and Lube Day on August 8th, 2020, as part of the National HIV Prevention Month.
Lighting Up the Community
The fight on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) continues alongside the battle with COVID-19 as the nation observed the Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (PIACM) on May 17 for Light Up, an online concert ceremony.
Breaking Stigma with “My HIV Story”
To break stigma and discrimination, this year’s Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (PIACM) asked the community to share their distinct, and compelling stories of HIV online through a photo essay contest called “Light Up My HIV Story.”
Pia, Gazini and Catriona Headline the Country’s First Online AIDS Candlelight Memorial
Advocacy queens Pia Wurtzbach and Catriona Gray will be leading side by side the first-ever online concert ceremony of the Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (IACM) on Sunday, May 17, at 4PM.
International AIDS Memorial Candlelight Ceremony to Light Up the World on May 17
More than ever, we need hope now, and we’d love to spark a glimmer of light in you through “LIGHT UP: The 2020 Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (PIACM) Ceremony” on May 17, 2020, at 4PM.
Pia, Catriona and Various Artists “Rise As One” for HIV and COVID-19 Causes
Miss Universe Titleholders Pia Wurtzbach and Catriona Gray headlined the Rise As One: An Online Concert that happened last April 12 at the Champion Community Centers’ Facebook page.
We can RISE AS ONE on April 12
Amid the extended community quarantine, the Champion Community Centers have banded together to send a message of hope and love to the entire Philippines. After a week of reflection and mindfulness, it’s the perfect time to lift our spirits up and Rise as One on April 12, 2020 5PM, live on Facebook.
GLAMMed Up for Valentine’s Day
LoveYourself, Inc. once again co-presented GLAMM: (Gays, Lesbians, And Many More), a phenomenal LGBTQ+ party. GLAMM is going for its third run this Valentine’s Day on February 14, 2020, at Cove Manila in Okada Manila. Cove Manila is the biggest indoor beach club and night club in Southeast Asia that continuously supporting the advocacies of LoveYourself for HIV awareness and inclusivity.
Marking People Safe During Sinulog 2020 the LoveYourself Way
Dubbed as Cebu’s “epic” annual festival by Lonely Planet, Sinulog Festival is the Feast of Santo Niño (the Christ Child) which draws devotees, and both local and international tourists. It is celebrated every third Sunday of January and is widely known for its colorful procession and street parade bearing the image of Santo Niño. LoveYourself Cebu partook in the festivities by promoting its advocacy.