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Believe me sweetie, HIV can still be a drag

Contributor(s):
HIV/AIDS Program (Seattle, Wash.)
Publication:
[Seattle] : [HIV/AIDS Program], [1995?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
HIV Infections -- prevention & control
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- prevention & control
Safe Sex
Health Education
Health Promotion
Genre(s):
Pictorial Works
Ephemera
Abstract:
On the front of the card is a picture of an African-American male wearing a leopard print dress under a black transparent shawl, with make-up and a wig, leaning on top of a pool table. On the back of the card, there is an "out loud" message in the middle: "Believe me, sweetie, HIV can still be a drag." Above, against red background, is fiction about STDs: "I won't get STDs because I don't sleep with guys that have them". Below, against yellow background, is fact: "Many STDs, like HIV, chlamydia, herpes and hepatitis don't always show visible signs of infection for long periods of time." And below that: "Common STDs like gonorrhea can increase your risks for HIV by 8 times." Phone number to call for help is provided.
Copyright:
This item may be under copyright protection; contact the copyright owner for permission before re-use.
Exhibition:
Exhibited: "AIDS Ephemera: Comics, Booklets, Pamphlets, Posters, Cards, and Buttons," organized by the Images and Archives Section, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, 2002.
Related Title(s):
AIDS ephemera
Extent:
1 card : 8 x 6 cm
Technique:
paper, color
NLM Unique ID:
101591568 (See catalog record)
Contributor(s):
HIV/AIDS Program (Seattle, Wash.)
Publication:
[Seattle] : [HIV/AIDS Program], [1995?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
HIV Infections -- prevention & control
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- prevention & control
Safe Sex
Health Education
Health Promotion
Genre(s):
Pictorial Works
Ephemera
Abstract:
On the front of the card is a picture of an African-American male wearing a leopard print dress under a black transparent shawl, with make-up and a wig, leaning on top of a pool table. On the back of the card, there is an "out loud" message in the middle: "Believe me, sweetie, HIV can still be a drag." Above, against red background, is fiction about STDs: "I won't get STDs because I don't sleep with guys that have them". Below, against yellow background, is fact: "Many STDs, like HIV, chlamydia, herpes and hepatitis don't always show visible signs of infection for long periods of time." And below that: "Common STDs like gonorrhea can increase your risks for HIV by 8 times." Phone number to call for help is provided.
Copyright:
This item may be under copyright protection; contact the copyright owner for permission before re-use.
Exhibition:
Exhibited: "AIDS Ephemera: Comics, Booklets, Pamphlets, Posters, Cards, and Buttons," organized by the Images and Archives Section, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, 2002.
Related Title(s):
AIDS ephemera
Extent:
1 card : 8 x 6 cm
Technique:
paper, color
NLM Unique ID:
101591568 (See catalog record)