National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NGMHAAD
Events: Awareness Days

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NGMHAAD

September 27
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September 27

In 2008 the National Association of People with AIDS launched this observance day to recognize the disproportionate impact of the epidemic on gay men.

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National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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Download this year’s posters and infographics from CDC.

Find HIV Testing and Other Services

HIV Prevention and Service Locator

Use the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.

The Locator now includes PrEP and STI services and is more user friendly. Read about how the new Locator can help you serve your community.


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Together We're Better National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Summit, is a free event hosted by POCAAN and GileadExit Disclaimer. The event is from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. PDT. Share the eventExit Disclaimer.

Join the National Hispanic Medical AssociationExit Disclaimer’s National Gay Men’s HIV Twitter chat on September 27, at 8:00 p.m.

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CDC social media resources in English and Spanish include:

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Sample social media posts are available for your use.

Federal Resources

September 27. National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

CDC’s communication tools and resources support efforts to prevent HIV and to live well with HIV.

The CDC’s Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign materials includes posters, graphics, videos and more.

Learn about the Epidemic

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Visit the Basics section and CDC’s HIV basics page to learn about HIV prevention, testing, and living with HIV.

Learn more about how HIV affects gay and bisexual men by reading HIV and All Gay and Bisexual Men and HIV and African American Gay and Bisexual Men.