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Day Two at AIDS 2012: Singers, Stigma and Subways
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By Mark S. King

July 24, 2012

Day Two of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) roared through its first full day on Monday, and there are sights to behold. I spent some time in the exhibit hall critiquing the fashions (and the issues) of various attendees with fashion maven Jack Mackenroth; started a YouTube rivalry with inspirational singer Jamar Rogers ("The Voice"); and learned about HIV again from an expert with UK HIV organization the Terrence Higgins Trust. And, with all the talk at the conference about the devastating effects of HIV stigma, I found validation of my own HIV status in the unlikeliest of places: the Gallery Place subway station.

Coming up: the amazing Global Village and a march on Washington by advocates from around the world!

Meanwhile, my friends, please be well.

Mark

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