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Brief comment on Pope Benedict’s “irresponsibility”

UNAIDS got into the fray. Let me say that I normally like this pope. At least as much as a non-RC can. But what he said in a one-off comment is more than “irresponsible”, as some have called it. It is a lie and will lead to unneeded deaths among those Benedict says need the […]

Washington DC is West Africa

This article should put us on high alert. Maybe this is how Michelle Obama could get involved with the family’s new city. HIV/AIDS Rate in D.C. Hits 3% Considered a ‘Severe’ Epidemic, Every Mode of Transmission Is Increasing, City Study Finds By Jose Antonio Vargas and Darryl Fears Washington Post Staff Writers Sunday, March 15, […]

War on Drugs also war on anti-HIV efforts

Well, this will just cause all sorts of problems. And before anyone lectures me about the morality of drug legalization or illegalization, what I care most about is keeping people from getting HIV. “Harm reduction” (which includes things like needle exchange) is the best we’ve got right now. If we can figure out a better […]