Protect Yourselves, Ladies (July/August 2009)
Too many women still believe that HIV is a "gay disease," says Enid V´zquez, a staff member for the Chicago HIV/AIDS organization Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN). But it's not just ignorance about HIV that lies behind the growing number of HIV-positive women in the U.S. (especially among African Americans); it's also a matter of empowerment and personal responsibility.
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In Positively Aware, from Positively Aware
Why Condoms Aren't Enough to Protect Women From HIV (July 24, 2004)
Worldwide, the use of condoms is inconsistent, even when they are readily available, according to this British Medical Journal editorial. For women to truly protect themselves from HIV, it says, more options must be available.
In British Medical Journal
Sex, Lies and Abstinence (April 29, 2003)
A review of the different tactics the Bush administration has used to undermine effective HIV prevention efforts in the U.S.
In Conscience, a Newsjournal of Catholic Opinion
"Unladylike" Talk About Sex Saves Lives (April 7, 2003)
Excerpts from an op-ed column by Laura Hall, a board member of the Black AIDS Institute.
In CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update, from CDC National Prevention Information Network
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