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AIDS!? Any question is important, 1980s

With a new disease affecting hundreds of thousands of people every year, there was (and still is) a lot to learn about staying safe, being compassionate, taking action, and making progress. This visually simple advertisement emphasized that any attempt to learn was a step in the right direction.

  • Publisher(s):
    AIDS Action Committee
  • Type:
    Poster
Pale gray poster with multicolor lettering. Image on poster is title punctuation in oversize font with contrasting colors and a simple geometric design in brick red.

Sometimes, the first attack on ignorance is to ask a question. AIDS raised a lot of questions, but many people were too afraid to voice them for fear of the social stigma attached to the risk behaviors first associated with AIDS. Because of this, many public awareness campaigns provided information, but this one encouraged readers to speak up and begin the discussion.

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  • Pale gray poster with multicolor lettering. Image on poster is title punctuation in oversize font with contrasting colors and a simple geometric design in brick red.
  • Pale gray poster with multicolor lettering. Image on poster is title punctuation in oversize font with contrasting colors and a simple geometric design in brick red.