01 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Getting Over Sex Tabboo Critical to HIV+ Prevention

It’s World AIDs Day and nothing hampers the prevention of HIV and AIDS more than ignorance and tabboo. Sex is still a taboo subject in most Indian and Fijian communities. In India, over 2.3 million adults live with HIV. Even a liberal Bollywood has been slow to push the envelope with no real commercial films […]

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01 December 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Marking World Aids Day with a Repeal on Travel Restrictions

Strictly from an immigration standpoint, around 67 countries deny the entry, stay and residence of HIV-positive people because of their HIV+ status only. That is discriminatory and deplorable. Read more here. President Bush has recently signed the Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) that repeals the ban but it remains in place till the HHS […]

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02 December 2007 ~ 0 Comments

My Brother Nikhil is on TV! – World Aids Day

It was World Aids Day yesterday, I almost forgot had Sony not played My Brother Nikhil. I made sure to record it for my mother and MADE her sit through it. I should own the movie, but haven’t had time to get it. Sanjay Suri (my favorite) plays a champion athlete swimmer who just happens […]

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