Good Resources for Studying the History of HIV in a Cultural Context

HIV–the virus which causes AIDS–was first identified in 1983. While many people remember when HIV first was a topic of International discussion, that now was nearly two generations ago and many younger people who weren’t even born yet can struggle to understand the impact that HIV had on the world and continues to have. HIV… Continue reading Good Resources for Studying the History of HIV in a Cultural Context

Interesting New Facts in the History of HIV Show The Foolishness of Victim-Blaming

For numerous decades it has been thought by many that when HIV first came to America it originated during the 1980’s in and around San Francisco before spreading throughout the Nation. Often a French-Canadian man named Gaetan ¬†Dugas has been assigned blamed as the, “Patient Zero,” who transmitted¬†HIV through his being a flight attendant and… Continue reading Interesting New Facts in the History of HIV Show The Foolishness of Victim-Blaming