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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1995

June 2012


31 Years at a Glance

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1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

1995. Actress Sharon Stone becomes amfAR's celebrity spokeswoman. Elizabeth Dole, president of the American Red Cross and wife of Bob Dole (then the front-runner for the 1996 Republican presidential nomination), halts publication of a highly anticipated HIV/AIDS training manual for 1600 Red Cross chapters nationwide when her "special team" of advisors from outside the organization convinces her its contents are too explicit and controversial. President Clinton appoints Dr. Alexandra M. Levin to the Presidential HIV/AIDS Advisory Council. Dr. Levin's research includes HIV-associated lymphoma, women and HIV, and the development and testing of a therapeutic AIDS vaccine.


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