Reality show stars visit home event
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Beekman 1802 Boys, Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge, will make an appearance at the Southern Ideal Home Show on April 12, 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd.
They became LGBT community celebrities when they took home the first-place win on “The Amazing Race” in 2012.
The two city-boys turned rural farmers bring their urban charm to traditional goat milk products and other recipes. They met in New York City in 2000 and purchased the farm in 2007. Now they serve as hosts for “The Fabulous Beekman Boys” on the Cooking Chanel at 4:30 p.m. on Sundays.
They will make a presentation and then be on hand to sign autographs.
The Southern Ideal Home Show runs from April 11-13, showcasing over 300 home and garden experts.
Center to host HIV workshop
RALEIGH, N.C. — The LGBT Center of Raleigh will welcome the community to “HIV Now, a discussion about what’s really going on today” on April 17, 7 p.m., at the Contemporary Art Museum, 409 W. Martin St.
The workshop explores the current state of HIV/AIDS. Joe Volpe, Ph.D., will serve as facilitator. He is a medical science liaison and HIV specialist with Monogram Biosciences.
During the evening a number of issues will be covered. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: I heard I can take a pill instead of using a condom. What’s the truth about PrEP? Grindr and HIV: the truth about serosorting; news about a recent HIV cure; condom breakage and HIV testing; and undetectable viral loads and HIV+ partners.
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