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Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture

Please Be Safe

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Sexual safety, one step at a time, 1980s

In the 1980s, the threat of AIDS could feel overwhelming: researchers, doctors, public health officials, friends, partners, and the media constantly presented new, and sometimes conflicting, information about the epidemic. The four steps outlined here—encouraging the reader to be a student, salesman, explorer, and fighter—stressed positive prevention strategies and emphasized developing new practices for pleasure.

  • Publisher(s):
    Northwest AIDS Foundation
  • Type:
Yellow square road sign that has black outline of a person walking.