Kickoff Extravaganza – POSTPONED indefinitely

2020 Kickoff Extravaganza  

Fundraiser for the New Jersey AIDS WALK


At the Loft @ the Riverside Manor | 27 E 33rd Street | Paterson, NJ
(Intersect Rte 20N @ Morlot Ave Fair Lawn)

Food – Musicians – Artists – Singers – Drag Performances – Raffles – Cash Bar

Featuring: Jason Brown | Together with your favourites from years past and more…





Join Buddies of NJ, Inc. remembering those who have gone ahead of us and those who still fighting HIV/AIDS. The martyrs, the unfortunate, the champions and more… we will remember and hopefully honor in our fight to defeat stigma and champion love until HIV is gone.

Light dinner and social following.

Dinner Provided by: Walgreens

AHORA  —   RSVP  —   NOW 

Únase a Buddies of NJ, Inc. para recordar a quienes nos han adelantado y a quienes aún luchan contra el VIH / SIDA. Los mártires, los desafortunados, los campeones y más … recordaremos y, con suerte, honraremos nuestra lucha para derrotar el estigma y defender el amor hasta que el VIH desaparezca. Cena ligera y social. Cena proporcionada por: Walgreens

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Buddies’ invites all clients, employees, volunteers and community members to be part of the following events:

Friday – November 17th, 2017 at 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

MASCARA – Rutgers – Newark | Essex Room | Paul Robeson Campus Center

Located at 350 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard | Newark, NJ 07102

African American Office of Gay Concerns (AAOGC) 9th Annual Transgender Symposium & Day of Remembrance. We come together on this day to learn ways to support our trans brothers and trans sisters, we hear their stories and discover how we can help. We also acknowledge the lives that were taken from us too soon. Come out and enjoy the program, we serve a light breakfast and lunch.

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 4:00 PM to 6PM

Transgender Day of Remembrance – St. Paul Lutheran Church | 61 Church Street | Teaneck, NJ 07666

~ Refreshments will be served at a reception immediately following ~

 Join us as we gather to shine a light on the injustice of transphobic bigotry while celebrating the lives of those who were violently lost this year at Teaneck’s Annual Memorial, Candlelight Vigil and Celebration of Life.

Guest Speakers Aaron Potenza from Garden State Equality and

Kenneth Marciano from PFLAG Trans Support Group of Bergen County

Performance by The Legendary Amazin’ Grace

For information/directions, please contact Sharla at (201) 702 – 6189 or


Gay Men’s HIV Awareness Summit

New Jersey’s HIV Planning Group’s (NJHPG) Committee presents the 4th Annual Gay Men’s Awareness Day Summit!


  • Biomedical Intervention:  TASP (Treatment As Prevention) for Those Living With HIV | PrEP for HIV-  people who want to stay HIV-
  • Healthy Sexuals: Use healthier sex options; talk about sex before engaging in it; get tested and know status; fully consent to sex; understand prevention; use condoms; choose PrEP; choose abstinence; engage in outercourse; have fun; don’t have shame; care and respect themselves as well as their partners; and more…
  • U=U  (Undetectable = Untransmittable)

    “The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “Dear Colleague” letter confirms that “people who take ART daily as prescribed and achieve and maintain an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk of sexually transmitting the virus to an HIV-negative partner.”

    Based on #ScienceNotStigma

    HIV Prevention Revolution

    Equal Access to the

    “Last month, the global medical and scientific community at the forefront of HIV research and care came together in Paris for the ninth International AIDS Society Conference, where they announced – unequivocally – that an undetectable HIV viral load means HIV is untransmittable.”


National HIV TESTING DAY(S) – June 27, 28, & 29


Tuesday, April 18, 2017 (All day) NTHTD is a day to recognize the importance of routine HIV testing, status awareness and continued focus on HIV prevention and treatment efforts among transgender people.
Click Here for information on the 2017 National Transgender HIV Testing Day | TARGET Center

Start Talking. Stop HIV.

Start Talking.

Stop HIV.

Start Talking. Stop HIV. is a campaign that seeks to reduce HIV infections among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men by encouraging open discussion between sex partners and friends about a range of HIV prevention strategies.  ( SEE VIDEOS  )     NEVER STOP TALKING