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.”
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.
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray Leads HIV Mass Screening
After Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray visited LoveYourself, Inc. on Wednesday (27 February), the Filipina beauty queen invites everyone to get tested on 2 March 2019, Saturday at LoveYourself community centers and its partner community-based organization.
Asia’s Premier Charity and Awards Gala on HIV Advocacy Unveiled
The Love Gala, as unveiled Wednesday (9 August), is the Asia’s Premier Charity and Awards Gala event, which will honor outstanding individuals and their immeasurable contributions at “The Ripple Awards.” The organization believes that “a single person’s act of love can start a wave that can save millions of people.”
HIVisions – Getting the Story Out
Independent journalist and sexual health advocate Ana P. Santos works with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting6, an institution that supports journalists working on underreported issues. A two-time grantee, she has reported on migrant mothers as well as HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) in the Philippines. Her stories have been published in various international titles, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, IRIN News, and The Guardian.