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“Bearing witness is a form of action.”

Writer and activist Sisonke Msimang shares her story about the power of listening.

Needle Exchange

Prevention Point, San Francisco, 1988
Volunteers provide clean syringes in exchange for dirty ones, as well as other safer injection supplies. The needle exchange program began in the city when a group of people recognized they needed to do something to stop the spread of HIV among injection drug users. Acting against the law, they created Prevention Point — an all-volunteer, street-based operation. 

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The Clinton Foundation Is Not a Scandal. It’s a Phenomenal, Life-Saving Success.

[L]ife might be easier for Hillary Clinton’s defenders if her family hadn’t launched a foundation that is intertwined with a global network of high-powered philanthropists. But the Clinton Foundation’s work is so much more than an election distraction: It is the source of salvation for millions of people. The Clintons’ AIDS relief work is humanity at its best. And the smear campaign against their charity is politics at its absolute worst.

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“More than 1 million people in the United States are living with HIV, yet they’re nearly invisible.”

Channeling Elizabeth Taylor, Whoopi Goldberg, Bebe Neuwirth, Meredith Vieira, Michael Emerson, Tituss Burgess, and Jonathan Groff hope to change that. 

Learn more about a new campaign that hopes to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS and eradicate the epidemic once and for all.

(Photos courtesy of GLAAD and The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation)