A.I.D.S.

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Auto Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Doesn’t sound that bad really, when you say it like that. Just some medical term you can ignore. When was the last time you were tested for it? Yes YOU. This year in the UK, World AIDS Day is about reminding us all that HIV is an issue for everyone. There…

World AIDS Day

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I don’t know where to start. Just this morning another news article about rising figures in the UK, are we heading back to the hedonistic days of the 80s? Haven’t we got the message? “The global HIV/AIDS epidemic killed more than 3 million people in 2003, and an estimated 5 million acquired the human immunodeficiency…

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Bloody Sunday

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Mark your calendars, 10:15pm on Sunday, BBC 1, Panorama. It seems that the Vatican is claiming, condoms don’t stop Aids: “The Catholic Church is telling people in countries stricken by Aids not to use condoms because they have tiny holes in them through which the HIV virus can pass”. Yes, you read that correctly. Despite…

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World Aids DayI’m lucky, neither I, nor anyone I know are HIV+. That said it is not a subject I know much about in detail. So, to mark Worlds Aids Day, I am taking the opportunity to broaden my understanding of HIV, AIDS, it’s history and how it effects people all over the world. Stigma…

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Bert and Ernie

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“Hey Bert” “Hey Ernie” The odd couple of Sesame Street. Are they gay? Are they just close friends? As a medium devised to educate children in both basic arithmetic and language, and social awareness, Sesame Street has been the model for many similar shows throughout the world and, typically, if the handling of the introduction…

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BAD bad

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And finally… Good news and bad news. My sister is happy. This is good news. The bad news; A friend of mine recently had some distressing news concerning a car getting broken into, the guy who did it cutting himself and bleeding all over the interior over the car. My friend then drove the car…

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