A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1993

1993. The "female condom" is approved. Kristine Gebbie is appointed as the first national "AIDS Czar," director of the Office of National AIDS Policy. In response to protest by ACT-UP's Lesbian Caucus, Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala forms a Lesbian AIDS Task Force. Gena Corea's book, The Story of Women and AIDS: The Invisible Epidemic, is published.