PrEP Town Hall – “Get Prepped on PrEP: A Town Hall Meeting on HIV Prevention & Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis” is set for Wednesday, November 15th, from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Waxter Center (1000 Cathedral Street, Baltimore). They invite you to join them to learn about the latest exciting news on HIV prevention and PrEP for men who have sex with men and for transgender people. Say what you think and feel.

First there will be a slide presentation, and then the remainder of the evening is a panel of people currently on PrEP. Topics include any impediments to PrEP use what’s needing to be done to resolve community issues.

If you know of anyone who is having or has had PReP issues that are now resolved, please steer them toward this event. Hearing from people who have had problems and how they were resolved may help others.

Food and refreshments will be provided. Feel free to bring your friends.

Know Your Status Free Ball – Bring good vibes and bring it at the “Eighth Annual Know Your Status Free Ball and Conference: Prevention, Sex, Rock ’n’ Roll,” on November 18th from 4 pm to midnight at the Baltimore Convention Center (1 West Pratt Street, Baltimore). Enter the Convention Center at Charles and Pratt Streets. The conference time is to be announced. Doors open at 4 pm and the ball begins at 7.

The ball will feature commentators Icon Jack Mizrahi, Precious Ebony, and Legendary Mook Mizrahil, with DJ Byrell the Great from New York. There are four grand prize categories and 12 regular prize categories. All people competing for an award must wear a red ribbon in support of those that have been affected by HIV/AIDS. No fighting, weapons, drugs or alcohol are allowed!

For more info visit or 443-690-5044or

The ball is hosted by the Baltimore City Health Department, with special thanks to the Baltimore Ballroom Coalition and University of Maryland STAR TRACK.