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

31 Years at a Glance1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011

1981.The first case of GRID, which will later be referred to as AIDS, is reported. Five women are among ...

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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1989

31 Years at a Glance1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011

  1. Rebekka Armstrong, former Playboy Playmate, tests HIV positive. The NIH publishes further guidelin...
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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1991

31 Years at a Glance1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011

  1. Kimberly Bergalis says her dentist infected her with HIV and requests that Congress mandate testin...
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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1993

31 Years at a Glance1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011

  1. The "female condom" is approved. Kristine Gebbie is appointed as the first national "AIDS Czar," d...
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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1997

31 Years at a Glance1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011

  1. Women account for more than half of HIV cases worldwide. In March, The NAMES Project Foundation pr...
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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1998

31 Years at a Glance1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011

  1. In South Africa, Gugu Diamini, an AIDS activist, was beaten to death by her neighbors after reveal...
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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1983

31 Years at a Glance1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011

  1. Liz Smith, the nationally syndicated gossip columnist, is the first popular columnist to write abo...
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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 2005

31 Years at a Glance1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011

  1. A total of 10,744 AIDS cases are diagnosed among women in the United States.

There are 330,000 pe...

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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1985

31 Years at a Glance1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011

  1. Actress Elizabeth Taylor and Dr. Mathilde Krim co-found amfAR (the American Foundation for AIDS Re...
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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future -- 1982

31 Years at a Glance1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011

  1. Women are sick and dying, falling through the cracks. Those women diagnosed with this illness are ...