A domestic issue Seattle, we’re a proactive city, or so we’d like to think. We’re a supportive and accepting city, or so I thought. We’re educated, we raise awareness, and we take care of business to keep our community safe and healthy … right? We have a problem. It’s a very discriminatory problem; it has a specific…More
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Prevention is key I heard Timothy Ray Brown, the first person in the world cured of HIV, speak at Seattle University recently. Researchers are working hard to make a wide-reaching cure possible. [“Pioneer patient: ‘I don’t want to be the only person cured of HIV,’ ” page one, June 18.] We don’t know how long this…More
Compassionate act and stance on prophylactics show hypocritical conflict Before we all lapse into a lovefest about the new pope let us remember that as compassionate as washing the feet of HIV and AIDS patients might be [“Seattle Catholics toast new pope,” page one, March 14], this is the man (and church) that believes that…More
Support the Global Fund Thanks for the story on the American baby who has been cured of HIV [“Scientists say HIV baby apparently is cured now,” page one, March 4]. We still permit more than 300,000 babies to be born with the death sentence each year. We know how to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. The…More