Organizational Sign-On: Demand the Entertainment Industry Do More in Supporting and Protecting Its Workers Living With HIV
Deadline: Friday, Jan. 15
January 13, 2016
The recent media storm surrounding Charlie Sheen's public disclosure of his HIV status is a mere representation of how the media continues to encourage stigmatizing behavior and public shaming of people living with HIV.
The media and entertainment industry plays a key role in addressing the HIV stigma. Let's collectively hold the industry accountable to ensure the promotion of accurate realities of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, as well as urge them to counter unjust stigma faced by people living with HIV.
Join and sign-on with a coalition of HIV organizations in an open letter urging entertainment industry leaders to come forward as advocates for the rights and dignity of the industry's workers living with HIV. This is letter specifically calling on the entertainment industry to issue a public statement that:
Click here to read the full letter and to sign-on your organization by Friday, Jan. 15.
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