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Where Did All the Red Ribbons Go?

Op-Ed

It has been over four decades since the first case of HIV/AIDS was recorded and detected in North America. Since then, over 36 million people worldwide have died from the virus. The AIDS crisis in the U.S. started in the 1980s when doctors discovered clusters of and in gay men in,  and in 1981.

The broken dream of a better condom

Love & Lust 2016: Why two years later, the Bill Gates’ funded condoms of the future are stalled

People don’t like condoms. This we know. In fact, The New York Times reported in a 2013 article titled “Getting Men to Want to Use Condoms,” that only five percent of men around the world use them, in spite of the fact that they are around 98 percent effective in preventing unwanted pregnancies and STDs such as HIV/AIDS.