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

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

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD) is observed each year on September 27 to raise awareness about the impact of HIV on gay and bisexual men in the United States.

Get Involved

You can raise awareness of HIV among gay and bisexual men and encourage them to get tested and know their prevention options using Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign resources.

Let’s Stop HIV Together aims to empower communities, partners, and healthcare providers to promote testing, prevention, and treatment, and reduce HIV stigma. Use campaign resources to help prevent HIV and help people stay healthy. The Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign is part of the national Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. initiative

Get the Word Out

Share these posts and images on social media tagging #NGMHAAD and #StopHIVTogether leading up to NGMHAAD and on the day of the observance, September 27.

Looking for more social media content? Follow us online and visit our Let’s Stop HIV Together social media toolkits for messages to use anytime!

Get Campaign Resources

Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign resources for gay and bisexual men

Sample Social Media Messages

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

Facebook: September 27 is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to help stop HIV stigma and encourage HIV testing, prevention, and treatment among gay and bisexual men. https://bit.ly/2WFYISl #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: September 27 is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to help stop #HIV stigma and encourage HIV testing, prevention, and treatment among gay and bisexual men. https://bit.ly/3jGoxKJ #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Instagram: September 27 is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to help stop HIV stigma and encourage HIV testing, prevention, and treatment among gay and bisexual men. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

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Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el VIH/SIDA Entre los Hombres Gais. 27 de Septiembre.

Facebook: El 27 de septiembre es el Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el VIH/SIDA Entre los Hombres Gais, un día para ayudar a detener el estigma del VIH y promover las pruebas del VIH, la prevención, y el tratamiento en los hombres gais y bisexuales. https://bit.ly/3BFZSfr #NGMHAAD #DetengamosJuntoselVIH

Twitter: El 27 de septiembre es el Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el VIH/SIDA Entre los Hombres Gais, un día para detener el estigma del #VIH y promover las pruebas, prevención, y tratamiento en los hombres gais y bisexuales. https://bit.ly/3BEfvUm #NGMHAAD #DetengamosJuntoselVIH

Instagram: El 27 de septiembre es el Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el VIH/SIDA Entre los Hombres Gais, un día para ayudar a detener el estigma del VIH y promover las pruebas del VIH, la prevención, y el tratamiento en los hombres gais y bisexuales.  #NGMHAAD #DetengamosJuntoselVIH

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

Facebook: Today is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to stop HIV stigma and to #StartTalkingHIV: talk about testing, condoms, PrEP, and medicines that treat HIV. https://bit.ly/2WM4q4U #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: Today is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to stop HIV stigma and to #StartTalkingHIV: talk about testing, condoms, PrEP, and medicines that treat #HIV. https://bit.ly/3gVJZJV #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

 Instagram: Today is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to stop HIV stigma and to #StartTalkingHIV: talk about testing, condoms, PrEP, and medicines that treat HIV. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

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Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el VIH/SIDA Entre los Hombres Gais. 27 de Septiembre.

Facebook: Hoy es el Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el VIH/SIDA Entre los Hombres Gais, un día para detener el estigma del VIH. #IniciaHablandoVIH: habla sobre las pruebas, condones, PrEP, y las medicinas que tratan el VIH. https://bit.ly/3gWjsMk #NGMHAAD #DetengamosJuntoselVIH

Twitter: Hoy es el Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el VIH/SIDA Entre los Hombres Gais, un día para detener el estigma del VIH. #IniciaHablandoVIH: habla sobre las pruebas, condones, PrEP, y las medicinas que tratan el VIH. https://bit.ly/3yyOu2Y #NGMHAAD #DetengamosJuntoselVIH

Instagram: Hoy es el Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el VIH/SIDA Entre los Hombres Gais, un día para ayudar a detener el estigma del VIH. #IniciaHablandoVIH: habla sobre las pruebas, condones, PrEP, y las medicinas que tratan el VIH. #NGMHAAD #DetengamosJuntoselVIH

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Posts promoting free HIV self-test kits

On your time. In your space.

Facebook: An HIV rapid self-test puts the power in your hands! Check out HIV self-tests available in your area. They may even be free!
https://bit.ly/3BB6qvL #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: An HIV rapid self-test puts the power in your hands! Check out #HIV self-tests available in your area. They may even be free! https://bit.ly/3BACJLb #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Instagram: An HIV rapid self-test puts the power in your hands! Check out HIV self-tests available in your area. They may even be free! https://bit.ly/38BcsQs #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

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Man smiling. Text says: Know your HIV status. It’s the first step to staying healthy.

Facebook: Do you know your HIV status? HIV self-tests allow you to take charge of your health in a way that works best for you. Order your FREE HIV self-test today: https://bit.ly/3BB6qvL. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: Do you know your HIV status? HIV self-tests allow you to take charge of your health in a way that works best for you. Order your FREE #HIV self-test today: https://bit.ly/3BACJLb. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Instagram: Do you know your HIV status? HIV self-tests allow you to take charge of your health in a way that works best for you. Order your FREE HIV self-test today: https://bit.ly/38BcsQs. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

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General posts about HIV stigma and prevention

We now have the power to end HIV with PrEP and other tools.

Facebook: When taken as prescribed, #PrEP can help prevent HIV. Find out more and #TalkPrEP with friends, family, and partners for National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: https://bit.ly/3DKdIis. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: When taken as prescribed, #PrEP can help prevent HIV. Find out more and #TalkPrEP with friends, family, and partners for National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: https://bit.ly/38CHU0E. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Instagram: When taken as prescribed, #PrEP can help prevent HIV. Find out more and #TalkPrEP with friends, family, and partners for National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: https://bit.ly/3zRzyOE.  #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

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Two men smiling outside. Text says: #StartTalkingHIV.

Facebook: People with HIV who take their HIV medicine as prescribed and get and maintain an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk of sexually transmitting HIV. #TalkUndetectable for National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: https://bit.ly/2WSxwQ9. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: People with HIV who take their #HIV medicine as prescribed and get and keep an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk of sexually transmitting HIV. #TalkUndetectable for #NGMHAAD: https://bit.ly/2Vbcn31. #StopHIVTogether

Instagram: People with HIV who take their HIV medicine as prescribed and get and keep an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk of sexually transmitting HIV. #TalkUndetectable for National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

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: Health care providers are key to reducing the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on gay and bisexual men. #NGMHAAD.

Facebook: Clinicians are key to ensuring continued access to critical HIV testing and #PrEP services. This National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, visit HIV Nexus to access the latest CDC guidance on HIV testing and PrEP: https://bit.ly/3zRmg4I. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

Twitter: Clinicians are key to ensuring continued access to critical HIV testing and #PrEP services. This #NGMHAAD, visit HIV Nexus to access the latest CDC guidance on HIV testing and PrEP: https://bit.ly/2YaJapR. #StopHIVTogether

Instagram: Clinicians are key to ensuring continued access to critical HIV testing and #PrEP services. This National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, visit HIV Nexus to access the latest CDC guidance on HIV testing and PrEP: https://bit.ly/3kMV80A. #NGMHAAD #StopHIVTogether

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