House Republicans Vote for 30 More Years of HIV

The Republican controlled House of Representatives voted 217 to 213 today to kill Obamacare. And I’ve been trying to write about that vote for the last several hours but I have to keep stopping because I can’t see through the tears. 217 men and women voted to snatch basic healthcare out from underneath millions of…

WeHo Paints the Town Blue (for PrEP!)

The City of West Hollywood is going blue! This week the WeHo City Hall building will be lit up in blue lights in support of F*ck W/out Fear, a PSA campaign promoting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) the once daily pill which, if taken as directed by an HIV-negative negative individual is more than 99 percent effective in preventing…

TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN: Mr. LA Leather Bear Daniel Soto on his Win and Getting Involved

The Mr. LA Leather Bear Contest, which took place last month at Eagle LA, celebrated the amazing title year of Mr. L.A. Leather Bear 2016,  David Cosio and included raffles, entertainment, hot bear studs strutting the stage and more! THE FIGHT talked with the new titleholder, Daniel Soto. (PHOTOS BY ROBERT GREEN, MOTORBOOT PHOTOGRAPHY) What inspired you to compete for Mr. LA…

AIDS Walk Los Angeles Raises Over $2 Million

Over 10,000 participants joined City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Supervisor Hilda Solis, Peter Gallagher, Pauley Perrette, Estelle, and more at the new AIDS Walk Los Angeles home in Grand Park, where over $2 Million were raised for APLA Health services and other area organizations.  Thousands of participants filled the streets of Downtown Los Angeles…

APLA Released New Guide for Choosing a Health Plan Through Covered California

APLA Health & Wellness along with other community partners, released a guide for choosing a health plan through Covered California for people living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C (HCV) and people who are considering pre-exposure prophylaxis (PreP). The guide explains important things to consider when choosing a plan and includes information about additional benefits that…