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2013 Northern Nevada AIDS Walk/Run A Success!

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On Saturday, over 250 people came together at Idlewild Park in Reno for the 2013 Northern Nevada AIDS Walk/Run. Thank you to all the sponsors, runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters who made this year’s event a success! Your participation helped raise over $25,000, which will directly benefit Reno’s local HIV/AIDS service…

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2013 Northern Nevada AIDS Walk & Run

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(Reno, NV) July 30, 2013 – Walk, Run and Fight AIDS at the Northern Nevada AIDS Walk/Run on Saturday, August 17 at Idlewild Park in Reno. This year’s event includes a 5K Run, 5K Walk, and an all-new 3K Paws for the Cause Dog Walk. Participants can register online at nnaidswalk.org or active.com –…

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DOMA Unconstitutional in the US

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The US Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act – DOMA unconstitutional early this morning, making history for our country and for thousands of LGBT individuals, couples, and families who endured the discriminatory law since 1996. The ruling gives over 100,000 legally married same-sex couples the same rights and benefits…

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The New Healthcare.gov Website

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The US Department of Health and Human Services just launched a new healthcare.gov website that is easier to navigate, mobile-compatible, and features more information on the upcoming Health Insurance Marketplace. In addition, the Spanish language sister site, Cuidadodesalud.gov, has been updated to match the new look and feel of the Healthcare.gov…

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Nevada Governor Signs Syringe Access Bill

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(Carson City, NV) June 13, 2013 — Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a syringe access bill (SB 410) on Wednesday, June 12, removing syringes from the list of illegal drug paraphernalia, thereby allowing for non-prescription sale of syringes and syringe exchange programs. Nevada joins 37 other states that have decriminalized…

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Dining Out For Life Raises Funds for HIV on April 25th

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Dining Out For Life, a citywide fundraiser held on Thursday, April 25, 2013, gives northern Nevadans an appetizing way to fight HIV, just by dining out. On this day, 30 participating restaurants will donate a portion of their sales to Northern Nevada HOPES, Reno’s nonprofit HIV service organization and community…

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