AHF Supports Miami LGBTQ Community at 8th Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade

World’s largest AIDS organization to promote LGBTQ equality, HIV/AIDS
testing and treatment at multiple Pride parades in Florida and two dozen
Pride celebrations across the country

Healthcare Foundation
(AHF), the largest global AIDS organization,
is proud to join the LGBTQ community in celebrating the 2016
Gay Pride season
through its planned participation in two dozen
Pride events across the country. As a longtime supporter of LGBTQ
equality and the expansion of health care services to treat people
living with HIV/AIDS, AHF will provide free condoms, information on STD
prevention and treatment, and host free HIV testing at Pride
celebrations nationwide.

AHF patients, volunteers and staff will also march with its newly
updated “One Comm(unity), One Love” Pride bus wrapped with smiling faces
that represent the diversity of LGBTQ individuals and families. The bus
is scheduled to appear in Pride parades in U.S. cities including Long
Beach, CA (5/21); Los Angeles (6/12); Wilton Manors (6/18); Chicago, IL
(6/26); San Diego (7/16); Oakland, CA (9/11); Dallas, TX (9/20);
Atlanta, GA (10/10); Ft. Lauderdale (10/11) and Las Vegas (10/21).

In Florida, AHF patients, staff, volunteers and members of Impulse
will participate in the 8th
Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade
on Sunday, April 10th;
Pride Wilton Manors
on Saturday, June 18th; and well as
the Celebrate
Hispanic LGBT Pride Festival and Ft.
Lauderdale Gay Pride
in October 2016.

“We’re very excited to join the Miami LGBTQ community at the 8th
Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade this weekend,” said AHF Southern
Bureau Chief Michael Kahane. “AHF has long provided health care
and pharmacy services for LGBTQ Floridians living with HIV/AIDS and we
will continue to stand with our patients in fighting for equal rights
and expanded access to health care and medical treatment.”

AHF staff, patients, volunteers and members of Impulse
Group to participate in Florida’s 2016 Gay Pride celebrations

Miami: Sunday, April 10th
begins at 12 PM

Wilton Manors: Saturday, June 18th
Parade begins at 6

Celebrate ORGULLO Hispanic LGBT Pride Festival: October 2016

Ft. Lauderdale: October 2016
Parade TBD

Miami, Wilton Manors, and Ft. Lauderdale Pride parades
Mobile Testing Units will offer free on-site HIV testing

AHF patients, staff and volunteers
Group South Florida

Out of the Closet thrift store

AHF is proud to support the Florida LGBTQ community through its
pharmacies, Out of the Closet Thrift Stores that offer free HIV testing,
and specialized healthcare centers in Delray Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft.
Meyers, Homestead, Jacksonville, North Miami Beach, Oakland Park,
Pensacola and Wilton Manors that offer medical care and treatment for
people living with HIV/AIDS. For more information on AHF Healthcare
Center locations, AHF Pharmacy, and Out of the Closet Thrift Stores,
visit www.hivcare.org.
and www.outofthecloset.org.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS
organization, currently provides medical care and/or services to over
605,000 individuals in 36 countries worldwide in the US, Africa, Latin
America/Caribbean, the Asia/Pacific Region and Eastern Europe. To learn
more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org,
find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth
and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare
and Instagram: @aidshealthcare.


AHF Southern Bureau
Imara Canady, Regional Director,
Communications and Community Engagement
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Senior Director, Communications,
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