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Hit the Runway in AHF’s Int’l Condom Day ‘Always in Fashion’ Show in Hollywood Feb 13th!

LOS ANGELES , February 12 /Businesswire/ - AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization operating in 39 countries, again celebrates International Condom Day (ICD)—a February 13th holiday observed in conjunction with Valentine’s Day—by promoting prevention of STDs, HIV and unwanted pregnancies through free condom distribution and safer sex awareness events and activities. AHF will activate over 92 ICD events worldwide, as well as at least 19 ICD events in the US. This year’s International Condom Day theme is, “Always in Fashion!”

In Los Angeles, AHF will host a 1980s & 90s-themed ‘Always in Fashion’ fashion show outdoors in the parking area of its flagship Sunset Boulevard ‘Out of the Closet/AHF Pharmacy’ location in the heart of Hollywood (6210 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028). We are looking for volunteers to dress up in their own best 1980s or 90s themed attire and model their beautiful ensembles down our runway. And the person with the best retro 80s/90s outfit will win a PRIZE!

WHAT:  

‘Always in Fashion’ International Condom Day POP UP FASHION SHOW

a 1980s & 90s-themed ‘Always in Fashion’ fashion show outdoors in the parking area
 
WHEN:

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

NOTE: if you plan on modeling your 1980s or 90s outfit, please SHOW UP
between 11:30am-11:45am to check in with AGF’s Lauren Hogan
 
WHERE:

Out of the Closet/Sunset & AHF Pharmacy Hollywood

6210 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
 
EVENT INFO: ‘Always in Fashion’ Pop Up Fashion Show, Free HIV testing & free condoms, and the first 20 attendees get a ‘Swag Bag’ with $20 of Out of the Closet ‘Closet Cash.’

To register on Eventbrite to attend the event, click here:

CONTACTS:

PRESS: Ged Kenslea, Senior Director, Communications, AHF +1.323.791.5526 mobile gedk@aidshealth.org

FASHION SHOW: Lauren Hogan, AHF Events Coordinator +1.310.940.0802 mobile lauren.hogan@aidshealth.org

AHF is also excited to unveil its 2018 International Condom Day ‘Always in Fashion’ song, written by Danny Fernandez and produced by Ellis Miah, titled, “Tried & True,” (song) a parody (lyrics) of Ed Sheeran’s Grammy-winning global hit, “Shape of You,” to help pump up enthusiasm at ICD events across the globe. The music video of “Tried & True,” a delightful retro fashion romp through the past few centuries, is sung by recording artist Chester Lockhart, who is currently starring in Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, and features a rap from recording artist, actor, fashion tastemaker, and drag superstar Detox. The music video, produced and directed by Brad Hammer Productions, also features RuPaul’s Drag Race star Manila Luzon and a surprise cameo from superstar performer, and Chester’s best friend, Todrick Hall. In ICD custom, the video will be first posted and released publicly late on the eve of ICD.

To register on Eventbrite to attend the Los Angeles ‘Always in Fashion’ event, click here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/international-condom-day-la-tickets-42726031711

Internationally, AHF partners will deploy similarly-themed awareness and prevention International Condom Day campaigns under the same “Always in Fashion” slogan. For a list of AHF’s global and domestic and ICD events, visit www.internationalcondomday.org.

LINKS:

  • List of International Condom Day (ICD) 2018 US events
  • List International Condom Day (ICD) 2018 GLOBAL events
  • 2018 ICD anthem “Tried & True” (Parody of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”)
    • 2018 ICD 30-Second “Tried & True” VIDEO TEASER:
    • Soundcloud link to the SONG: (for easy public sharing / social media use)
    • Dropbox link to download MP3 of SONG: “Tried & True” (for live playback at events, etc.)
    • 2018 ICD anthem/song LYRICS: “Tried & True”

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, currently provides medical care and/or services to over 866,000 clients in 39 countries worldwide in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, the Asia/Pacific Region and Eastern Europe. To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org, find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare and Instagram: @aidshealthcare


STORY TAGS: Women, United States, North America, Health, AIDS, Infectious Diseases, Public Policy/Government, California, Other Policy Issues, Public Policy, Teens, Event, Consumer, Gay & Lesbian, General Health, Men,

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