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Keep up-to-date on the latest going on at Equitas Health. Every month you’ll find support groups for those impacted by HIV/AIDS, including Spanish-language meetings and specialized support groups exploring the unique issues facing women living with HIV/AIDS.

Our centers also offer education services like Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills, which teach group members better management skills for behavioral, emotional, and cognitive instability. You can find walk-in testing centers, fundraising opportunities to support Equitas Health and our services, and much more.

Past Events


October 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Making an Impact is an annual Equitas Health event produced in honor of National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Doors open at 7PM. The show - a variety of local acts - runs from 8PM to 10PM. Admission is free.


October 12, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 pm

Join us for a full day of events to celebrate the opening of Ohio’s first community space for trans, gender non-conforming, and non-binary people of color! We’ve got a full slate of programming for the whole day with POC deejays, food, crafts, videos, workshops, a gender affirming thrift market, and more! And it’s all happening at our brand new community wellness space: 2228 Summit Street, Columbus, OH 43201. Please note the following features of the day: 8:40 AM | Interfaith Convocation…

October 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

The Equitas Health Institute is hosting the 2018 Transforming Care: LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS Health Equity Conference on October 18-19 at The Ohio State University Fawcett Center. Activists, academics, community members, and health & social service professionals are encouraged to attend this two-day conference that addresses health disparities affecting the LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS community. The conference will provide a unique opportunity for professionals and community members to come together to share not only research and best practices but practical information like…

October 26, 2018

Since its inception, Masquerage has raised more than $1.25 million in unrestricted funds in support of HIV/AIDS case management, education, prevention, and advocacy for Equitas Health.

November 26, 2018

Tuesday, November 27 is Giving Tuesday. Join people from across the globe for this international day of philanthropy. Not only will your donation to Equitas Health be matched by a generous donor up to $5,000, our organization has the opportunity to receive a $5,000 grant from the Toledo Community Foundation for participating in #GivingTuesdayNWO.


December 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

You are invited to join us as we remember those who have passed due to AIDS-related complications and to acknowledge and celebrate the lives of those living with HIV.


January 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Bruce Richman, founder of the U=U Campaign speaks to community health, medical, and social service professionals about how we end this epidemic through patient empowerment. Join us for a light breakfast with Bruce Richman. Richman’s story is a mandate for community health and social service professionals: We hold the tools to end the HIV epidemic. We must use them effectively and in coordination with each other.


January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Bruce Richman, founder of the U=U Campaign, and learn how spreading the U=U message can help reduce stigma, increase testing, prevention, and treatment, and end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. At this event you will also be able to register for AIDS Walk Ohio 2019 and help raise awareness that Undetectable=Untransmittable. and fight the stigma that keeps people from getting tested and starting treatment.


February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This event is for women living with HIV or at risk for HIV. Join us for lunch and conversation. Guest speakers: Sondra Butler, APRN, FNP-BC & Marquetta Colbert, APRN, FNP-BC will discuss the importance of speaking openly about women's mental and physical health needs. To ensure lunch, RSVP by 1/30/19 Mel Carroll (937) 853-3666.


February 23 @ 9:00 am - February 24 @ 5:00 pm

Join the Equitas Health Institute for a FREE two-day holistic wellness retreat is for people age 50+ who are living with HIV/AIDS. Registration includes one night at the Hilton Garden Inn, Columbus. The retreat is free and open to the first 50 people who register.

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