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A Curious Case:
The new HIV/Aids denial

29 April 2014 - Years ago, before the US Agency for International Development (USAID) poured more than R45?billion into this country's HIV-prevention programmes, my friend Lucian poked me in the ribs during school assembly and whispered under his breath: "You know what Aids stands for?" I replied no.

"American Idea for Discouraging Sex!"

It was typical Lucian, the quick-witted dissident among my high school friends.

On stage stood an Aids activist explaining to us the modes of HIV transmission. A little further into his spiel, almost as if he'd heard Lucian, he declared: "Aids does not stand for American Idea for Discouraging Sex."

This alternative acronym was apparently a potentially dangerous joke that activists were doing their damnedest to shut down. Older and more educated, I find myself now wondering if there might be some truth to it.

Read Full Article: http://www.citypress.co.za/columnists/new-hivaids-denial/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-hivaids-denial

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