The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol


7 Ways to Correct the Top 'Alternative Facts' About HIV

January 27, 2017


In the Media, Online or Face-to-Face

In the Media, Online or Face-to-Face

Many of us encounter factual assertions about HIV that aren't actually true, whether in the media, online discourse or face-to-face encounters. Just recently, we've seen online explosions related to Charlie Sheen's HIV status being a response to his political tweets; speculation on the "real" cause of George Michael's death and difficult conversations about Mike Pence's complicity in an HIV outbreak in Indiana.

Image credit: peshkov for iStock via Thinkstock.

Related Stories

10 Harmful Myths About HIV/AIDS
AIDS Myths

This article was provided by

No comments have been made.

Add Your Comment:
(Please note: Your name and comment will be public, and may even show up in
Internet search results. Be careful when providing personal information! Before
adding your comment, please read's Comment Policy.)

Your Name:

Your Location:

(ex: San Francisco, CA)

Your Comment:

Characters remaining:


The content on this page is free of advertiser influence and was produced by our editorial team. See our advertising policy.