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'Project Runway' Designer in Houston to Educate About Living With HIV and Combat Stigma Associated With the Disease
Date:3/13/2009

In 2008, Jack held Living Positive By Design events in Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the 2008 United States Conference on AIDS (USCA); in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Atlanta AIDS Walk; and in New York, New York, at the Gay Men's Health Crisis' (GMHC) annual Fashion Forward fundraiser. In 2009, Jack kicked off the 2009 tour at the Academy of Friends' annual Academy Awards Night Gala in San Francisco, California. He will continue to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS through events in additional cities throughout 2009. For more information on Living Positive By Design and participating cities, please visit: www.LivingPositiveByDesign.com.

Prevalence of HIV and AIDS

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one million Americans are living with HIV and AIDS in the U.S. and approximately 55,000 new people become infected every year. In 2006, 50 percent of new diagnoses were among men who have sex with men (MSM). The state of Texas has the fourth highest number of reported AIDS cases compared to any other state in the U.S. At the end of 2008, 23,744 Houston residents were living with HIV or AIDS.

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