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March 24, 2015
On Saturday, May 2nd 2015 AIDS Care Ocean State is throwing the party of the year, The Silver Lining, at the Providence Performing Arts Center in the grand two story lobby. We’re turning the music up, hitting the dance floor and raising our glasses to all of the remarkable individuals who have supported the agency and our mission throughout the years.

October 28, 2014
This November, prepare yourself for the biggest... the greatest... the most EPIC return of all your favorite LEGENDARY Providence, RI Drag Diva's in the glorious 2015 Legends! Calendar- get your limited addition signed copy at the Release Party November 9th, 2014.

September 17, 2014
AIDS Care Ocean State receives recognition and donation from Discovery House.

May 22, 2014
For years the message was simple: Use condoms to prevent HIV. But if you are at high risk of contracting the virus, health experts want you to consider an additional strategy -- taking a pill every day to reduce your chance of being infected.

April 25, 2013
Large study stopped after safety review found more study participants who received the vaccine later became infected

April 24, 2013
In this episode of SnowbizNow, Mondo Guerra is close to tears as he and others share that on Thursday, April 25, 2013, an estimated 275,000 people will dine out in 60 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada to fight AIDS.

April 23, 2013
New cases of HIV/AIDS increased by 8 percent in 2012, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Tuesday.

April 22, 2013
For those taking antiretroviral medications for HIV/AIDS, there is one drug in the mix that can put a particular kick in the cocktail: the drug efavirenz, marketed under the commercial names Sustiva and Stocrin, appears to have an "LSD-like interaction" with the receptors in the brain that govern the activity of serotonin, says a study presented in Boston today.

April 22, 2013
The Supreme Court today will hear a case that will decide the basic rights of groups fighting HIV. The case --Agency for International Development, Et. Al., v. Alliance for Open Society International, Inc., Et. Al.--centers on a policy that requires organizations to adopt the U.S. government's point of view as a condition of receiving U.S. global HIV/AIDS funds. Not surprisingly, it is being challenged on grounds that it violates the First Amendment.

April 22, 2013
Two worthy goals collide in court as justices consider free speech rights, conditions on funding.

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