"The First Ten" exhibition, design by Joy Episalla, 1995.Photographs by Tom McGovern. Courtesy of the artists.

In anticipation of Valentines Day Visual AIDS has suggested events to keep you warm and feeling the love:

Thursday, February 14.2013

Cupcake Sale in support of Teens Against HIV and AIDS
11:30am to 12L30pm @ the NYC Lab School
333 W 17th Street, NYC
Get your Lady Gaga Rainbow Cupcake, Chocolate Coldplay or Red Velevt Ricky for only $2! All money going towards teens educating teen about HIV/AIDS.

Vladimir Čajkovac on Posters Address the AIDS Crisis
7pm @ The Bureau of General Services- Queer Division
27 Orchard Street, NYC
Visual AIDS Curator in Residence Vlad will set hearts a flutter as he discusses the exhibition he is working on while he is in New York City. More info here!

10pm@Sugardland Nightclub
221 N. 9th Brooklyn
Bevin Branlandingham & NO PANTS NO PROBLEM (Jessica Whitbread in attendance!) present a pantless dance party, proceeds going to AIDS ACTION NOW and VOCAL NYC.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Love Positive Women: Romance Starts at Home
In the Flesh Reading

7pm @ The Bureau of General Services- Queer Division
27 Orchard Street, NYC
There is so much silence around women living with HIV. This night changes all that. Featuring a kissing booth, spin the bottle and performances.

The Tiki Tiki Club, by Artist Shaun Leonardo
7 to 10pm @ 29-27 41st Avenue, Queens
The day after Valentine's Day, join Shaun Leonardo, Andrew Leonardo and Ivan Monforte in re-defining the Tiki Tiki club, a popular Queens nightclub phenomenon. Details here.

OP’s STILL SINGLE: A Post-Valentine’s Meltdown (Party)
10pm @ Wreck Room, 940 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn
Join ROCCO KATASTROPHE and AMOS MAC as they host a dance party for the broken-hearted and bitter...and all their happy friends! Find out more!