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The stereotype of AIDS as a ‘gay’ disease led politicians like President Ronald Reagan to ignore the epidemic until tens of thousands of people had already died. Pictured are members of the AIDS activist group @ACTUPNY picketing outside the LA Hall of Administration in ‘91 protesting homophobia and the lack of HIV/AIDS awareness. By then 10 million people were infected with HIV worldwide (@WHO) & more than 1 million in the US (@CDCGov).⠀⁠
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HIV is still a major public health crisis. ~40,000 new cases are diagnosed every year in the US. 55% of those diagnosed are men who have sex with men due in large part to discrimination and barriers to health care access. It’s time to end HIV stigma and demand equality for all. #TBT #AHFArchives⠀⁠
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Here's an aesthetic picture reminding you to #GetTested regularly if you're sexually active! ⁠

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"My favorite dessert is 🍦, and I wish I learned that oil-based lubes dissolve condoms in SexEd."⁠

Let's fight the stigma, shame and embarrassment surrounding sex talks together. Tell us your favorite food and something you wished you learned in SexEd in the comments ⬇️⁠

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How we see and value ourselves is often reflected in our relationships. Practice expressing self-worth today by communicating your needs at home, at work or with friends. ⁠

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By 1996, ~1 million people had died of AIDS. When the lifesaving “AIDS cocktail” was introduced that year, most couldn’t afford it.⁠
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#AHF President Michael Weinstein refused to stand by and watch our hospice patients die. AHF paid for the miracle drug & gave it to patients for free, almost going bankrupt but saving 100s of lives. We still provide cutting-edge care regardless of ability to pay, bc health is a human right.⁠
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Pictured: Linn House resident Arthur Shevitz holding the daily amount of anti-retroviral drugs, aka the AIDS cocktail.⁠
#TBT #AHFArchives⁠


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#Humpday reminders. What would you add? ⁠

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Yupp. How are you taking care of yourself this week? Let us know in the comments ⬇⁠

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Important reminder from AHF’s @outofthecloset thrift store ❤️

Give yourself a compliment in the comments ⬇️
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