Vienna’s Life Ball Coming in May

Author: , April 20th, 2013

Vienna Life BallEurope’s largest fundraiser for HIV/AIDS, Vienna’s Life Ball, is coming may 25th. The Advocate reports:

The Life Ball, Europe’s largest (and possibly the world’s most extravagant) annual HIV/AIDS fund-raising party, was dedicated to the element of fire for its 20th anniversary bash. Organized by AIDS Life, Life Ball has raised more than $22 million during the past 21 years for HIV/AIDS projects worldwide through partnerships with amfAR, the William J. Clinton Foundation, the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and UNAIDS. Life Ball 2013 takes inspiration from its theme of “1001 Nights,” uniting the classic Arabian Nights stories with Life Ball’s quest to “save lives with imagination.”

The party goes all night – do you have a ticket?

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Safe Wheels Brings AIDS Awareness to Communities Across Canada

Author: , August 26th, 2010

Armed with camping gear, a video camera and a bag of safer-sex kits, a group of twentysomething activists is pedaling across Canada to talk about sexually transmitted infections and change attitudes about HIV/AIDS.

Participants in the Safer Wheels Project – Charli Lessard, 27, Kay Taylor, 25, Telyn Kusalik, 26 and Sam Saylor, 27 (aka Kay’s brother) – have been on a cross-country camping trip for almost two months now, engaging people in conversations about sexual health and HIV/AIDS, and filming their encounters for an upcoming documentary.

The project was conceived in Montreal, where Lessard and Taylor met last year – Lessard has lived there for seven years, while Taylor, an English ex-pat, had recently moved there from Denmark. Both women were interested in doing some long-distance cycling and wanted to incorporate activism into their travel plans.

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