A boomer friend who recently re-entered the dating scene found herself sharing the bed of a younger man. Her report from the front-line: It was a meet-up of the generation who had never had sex with a condom and the generation who had never had sex without one.
On World AIDS Day -- and truly every day -- it's important to remember that our most powerful weapon in the fight against HIV/AIDS is -- and has always been -- our voice. So talk to someone you love or care for today about HIV.
This year marks 30 years after the first discovery of AIDS cases in the United States. While we have come a long way, we have much more work to do. Our country's global leadership will never be more important than at this pivotal moment.
Over 3 percent of Washingtonians aged 13 and older are living with HIV/AIDS. This rate is three times what the World Health Organization classifies as an epidemic. I'm both heartbroken and enraged by the tragedy taking place in our own backyard.
On this World AIDS Day -- 30 years after the first cases of HIV were reported in the U.S. and with 34 million people currently infected worldwide -- there is finally a roadmap for ending the AIDS epidemic globally and achieving an AIDS-free generation.
It's important that we examine our own combination prevention strategy, because what's effective in sub-Saharan Africa will not necessarily be effective in the U.S. There are four things we can do right now to create our own AIDS-free generation.