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"Sexy" and "Safe" Aren't Mutually Exclusive

An excerpt from Not in My Family: AIDS in the African-American Community

2006

From Not in My Family: AIDS in the African-American Community, edited by Gil L. Robertson IV. Copyright 2006. Excerpted with permission from Agate Publishing.

"Sexy" and "Safe" Aren't Mutually Exclusive

"As rampant as AIDS is in the African-American community ... and especially with black women in the highest risk group, it would be irresponsible for us to talk about sex and not talk about protection," says Morris, who plays Lady I, Goddess of Love & Sexual Freedom. "Right," insists Love, who plays Lady L, The Dominatrix, "we don't dwell on it, and we don't preach on it ... but we had to bring it up."

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Comment by: Kelly Brown (USA) Fri., Jun. 12, 2009 at 7:52 pm EDT
The article is very good. Write please more.
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Comment by: AndrewBoldman (USA) Thu., Jun. 4, 2009 at 9:16 pm EDT
da best. Keep it going! Thank you
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Comment by: Iona Morris (Los Angeles) Fri., Dec. 12, 2008 at 11:57 pm EST
Serame,

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Comment by: Serame Thu., May. 15, 2008 at 5:25 pm EDT
Is it possible to organiza a presentation of your work in South Africa? What can I do to facilitate this?
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