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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: A Small but Growing Chorus in the 1980s

March 15, 2013

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Barbara Fabian Baird

1983

Women living with HIV/AIDS began to get more newspaper coverage. Liz Smith, a well-known gossip columnist -- who went on to raise more than $20 million for various HIV/AIDS charities -- is the first popular national columnist to write about AIDS. Barbara Fabian Baird (pictured), of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), becomes one of the first nurses to conduct AIDS research. Also, CDC adds female sexual partners of men with AIDS as a "risk group."



Additional reporting was provided by Mathew Rodriguez, editorial project manager for TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com.

Check out the other slide shows in the series:

For a more complete timeline in text only, check out A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future, by Terri Wilder.


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