A Good Reason to Stay HIV Negative

If we were honest about the image of clinical AIDS, people's vanity might motivate them to avoid contracting HIV.

Cass Mann, founder of Healthy, talks about the terrible effects of AIDS dementia. People who don't respond to HAART or ARV are at risk of AIDS dementia. You can't distinguish AIDS dementia from syphilitic dementia. If you've seen AIDS dementia, you'll never again have unsafe sex. We do a disservice to gay men by ads showing healthy, buff young men. People don't show images of lipodystrophy or AIDS dementia because they are afraid of offending people. But if fear is OK for ad campaigns about drunk driving, why not for HIV?

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AIDS Dementia - A Good Reason to Stay HIV Negative
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Learn the HIV risk of different sexual activities when one partner is HIV positive and one partner is HIV negative (a discordant partnership)

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HIV | AIDS | dementia | body | image | syphilis | syphilitic | sex | gay | men | MSM | unsafe | STI | STD | prevention education