The Secret's Out

It’s that time of the year again, I’m participating the 2011 AIDS Walk New York on Sunday May 15th in Central Park. I’m urging you to get involved through participation, advocacy, or donating your time and/or money to the event and research. For 30 years AIDS has ravaged our community and destroyed many of our households, yet we still act irresponsibly in taking the precautions necessary to slow its destruction in community and families.

Blacks or African Americans account for over half of the new HIV diagnosis and just below half of AIDS diagnosis. While many choose to live in ignorance that HIV/AIDS is a homosexual disease or drug users, Black or African-American high-risk sexual contact transmission triples the rate of its next highest group, Latino/Hispanics. Those numbers are disturbing, but while we’re so quick to express ourselves sexually, the conversation about consequences seems to be kept quiet.
Well, the secret is out, we are dying by the tens of thousands at the hands of an opponent that can be fought through the spreading of information, advocacy and self-responsibility. I am asking you to speak out against HIV/AIDS by joining the World According to Teef on May 15th in Central Park, NYC. If you can’t walk, donate a few dollars to research and treatment. If you’re unable to donate, help spread the word about the event and my team. Forward this post, share it on your Facebook wall, tweet it, just do something!

Here’s some information regarding AIDS Walk New York:
AIDS Walk New York, the world’s largest AIDS fundraising event, benefits Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) and over 30 other tri-state area AIDS service organizations.  GMHC is the nation’s oldest and most comprehensive AIDS service organization, serving approximately 15,000 people living with HIV and AIDS and their families each year, and countless more through its prevention and advocacy work locally and nationally.
To join the team or donate, Click Here

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