December 12, 2013
World AIDS Day is a time for the whole world to talk about how we can achieve the goal of "getting to zero" new infections, zero new AIDS-related deaths, and zero stigma. As the one platform where the whole world can converse at the same time, the Internet has become one of the most active gathering places on World AIDS Day. Celebrities, politicians, comedians and community based organizations all shared their thoughts and messages on World AIDS Day, and we compiled just a few to show you what happens when awareness goes viral.
Planned Parenthood (@PPAWI) stands up for women's health.
Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) is an actress recently in Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) is a Grammy-winning recording artist.
Barack Obama (@BarackObama) is the 44th President of the United States.
Greater Than AIDS (@GreaterThanAIDS) is a movement that responds to the continuing HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States.
Yoko Ono (@yokoono) is a Japanese artist and peace activist.
Hydeia Broadbent (@HydeiaBroadbent) is a famous HIV/AIDS activist.
UNAIDS (@UNAIDS) is a campaign that leads the world in the goal of "getting to zero."
Nigel Barker (@NigelBarker) is a noted fashion photographer.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (@SenGillibrand) is a Democratic Senator from New York State.