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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1993

June 2012


31 Years at a Glance

1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

1993. The "female condom" is approved. Kristine Gebbie is appointed as the first national "AIDS Czar," director of the Office of National AIDS Policy. In response to protest by ACT-UP's Lesbian Caucus, Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala forms a Lesbian AIDS Task Force. Gena Corea's book, The Story of Women and AIDS: The Invisible Epidemic, is published.


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