Global AIDS prevention gives short shrift to gays

August 10th, 2008 in Medicine & Health / HIV & AIDS
Jorge Saavedra, a Mexican federal official, holds a photo of his partner Fernando, in Mexico City, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008. Saavedra's moment of truth came in the middle of an impassioned speech to 5,000 people at the International AIDS Conference about the paltry amount of money being spent to stop the spread of AIDS among gay men, when he said publicly for the first time that he was gay. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)


Jorge Saavedra, a Mexican federal official, holds a photo of his partner Fernando, in Mexico City, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008. Saavedra's moment of truth came in the middle of an impassioned speech to 5,000 people at the International AIDS Conference about the paltry amount of money being spent to stop the spread of AIDS among gay men, when he said publicly for the first time that he was gay. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

(AP) -- Jorge Saavedra's moment of truth came in the middle of an impassioned speech to 5,000 people about the paltry amount of money being spent to stop the spread of AIDS among gay men. The Mexican federal official paused, then said publicly for the first time that he was gay.



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