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Please Be Safe

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Slow, you don’t need to slam into reverse to leave the fast lane, 1980s

The Northwest AIDS Foundation “Please Be Safe” campaign promoted “a healthy, sexy gay life,” rather than advocating celibacy as the only option. The “Sexual Safety Card” provided a list of activities with a range of associated risks to help men make informed decisions about a variety of sexual activities, as well as a caution against using drugs and alcohol in excess, which could impair the good judgment described by this poster.

  • Publisher(s):
    Northwest AIDS Foundation
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Yellow square road sign that reads “Slow” above text.