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Tag Archive: AIDS

Jul 24 2012

The importance of sexual identification in AIDS rates

Gregory in Seattle left the following comment on my AIDS post yesterday and I thought it was worth reposting in its own right. You might find this of interest: an interactive map giving the HIV infection rates in the US by county, per 100,000 population. According to the CDC, about 25% of Americans, aged 13 …

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Jul 23 2012

AIDS in the South: Religion is the enemy of social justice

The South is the new epicenter of HIV transmission — half of all new infection happen here, though we have less than a third of the American population.  South Carolina is 8th in the nation for rates of HIV, but other southern states are doing poorly as well.  Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas… HIV is not …

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Sep 19 2010

Richard Dawkins Welcomes Ratzinger

Joseph Ratzinger is an enemy of humanity. He’s an enemy of children, whose bodies he’s allowed to be raped and whose minds he’s encouraged to be infected with guilt. It’s embarrassingly clear that the church is less concerned with saving child bodies from rapists than with saving priestly souls from hell. And most concerned with …

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Sep 24 2009

Forgive my Gay Politics for a Moment; Good news

Three pieces of potentially good news on the National Front for Gay Rights and AIDS 1.  The US is poised to lift its travel and immigration ban on people with HIV.  This means that people applying to live in the US or visit it will no longer be discriminated against solely because they have AIDS.  …

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