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AIDS 101 | National Geographic

(dramatic music) – [Narrator] About 37 million people around the world are currently living with AIDS making the disease one of the worst pandemics in modern history. AIDS or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is a disease in which the human immune system is severely impaired. It’s caused by the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV and is… Read More »

How the LGBTQ Community Taught America to Have Compassion: Service, HIV, AIDS | Judith Light

For the LGBTQ community, for those of us who were inspired by the way the community operated during the height of the AIDS pandemic, there was a world that we were living in where people were dying in droves, and we were at several funerals a week and we were looking at a government that… Read More »

From Pennsylvania Avenue to Main Street: HIV and Public Health

>>Good evening. On behalf of CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention and the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, it is my pleasure to welcome you today to the HIV/AIDS 30 Years of Leadership and Lessons. I appreciate all of you joining us this evening for the lecture. As many of you… Read More »

Catholic Hospital Denies Gay Man HIV Meds

uh… okay i talked to when we talked about the catholic contraception debate about a lot of times slippery slopes dot really exist right a lot of as people say that would be a slippery slope if you open up the store all these other things will happen in many times it’s not really a… Read More »

The Story of Change: IshtarMSM

In the beautiful country of Kenya, things are changing every day From its sprawling cities, to its picturesque countryside Kenya is home to nearly 50 million people Including the advocates and activists at IshtarMSM Men who have sex with men and LGBTI people are still fighting for their basic human rights in the country Same-sex… Read More »

HIV Crisis on the Texas-Mexico Border

let’s go back to the day that you found out what’s the first thing that went through your mind am I gonna die I I really thought I was gonna die growing up no one ever mentioned HIV to me like it wasn’t in the schools it wasn’t the conversation held at home like I… Read More »

23. AIDS (II)

Prof: This morning we’re going to do something a little bit different, which is I thought that everyone was ready for a break. So, we’re going to have a guest lecturer this morning. I thought it was particularly important that at some point we give you a perspective from the clinical point of view, and… Read More »

Prostitutes of God (Documentary)

[MUSIC PLAYING] SARAH HARRIS: The first thing that strikes you when you come to India is a sense of extreme contrasts. While some people are still shitting off the side of railway lines and eating from banana leaves, other people are drinking Frappuccinos and wearing Gucci sunglasses. Along with this feeling of progress and moving… Read More »