What’s the problem here? Are we squeamish? Are we saying that because, in our society, AIDS is more prevalent among promiscuous gay men and intravenous drug users, it’s universally a “self-inflicted” disease — victimized Third World women and all?
>by Ralph Surette
August 25, 2006
A group of activists caught some attention at last week’s AIDS conference in Toronto by protesting that the attention was too much on “celebrities” — Bill Gates, Bill Clinton, Richard Gere — rather than on the specifics of the disease and its effects.