Izzy Canonigo - F2 Staff
Four days after being diagnosed with HIV, Aaron Laxton started documenting his HIV journey in a series of YouTube videos—chronicling his journey from depression, poverty and hopelessness to a life filled with love, acceptance and hope. Aaron is sharing his story with the world to educate others about HIV—in a media presentation which producers have called “immersive experience.”
Start the experience here.
A Facebook post by an HIV-positive dad goes viral in his attempt to break down stigma surrounding HIV. Read the full story here.
There is an epidemic of HIV, and with it an epidemic of bad laws — laws that effectively criminalize being HIV positive. At the TEDxSummit in Doha, TED Fellow Shereen El-Feki gives a forceful argument that these laws, based in stigma, are actually helping the disease spread. Watch the talk here.
Photo credits: TED