Category Archives: Desmond Tutu

  1. An end to AIDS is within our reach

    via The Washington Post, by Desmond Tutu A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine last month has demonstrated that antiretroviral treatment can prevent the spread of HIV, in addition to saving those infected from sickness and death. Armed with this new data, President Obama should lead the world in a massive effort to expand Read More >>

    Desmond Tutu, HIV, PEPFAR, President Barack Obama, South Africa, United Nations, USA
  2. Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate: Zoe Duby

    via IRMA “There is a need to provide people with choices about how to prevent the transmission of HIV. From what we know, condom use for anal sex, particularly between men and women, is very low. Rectal microbicides may provide a safe, feasible and user-friendly answer to preventing HIV transmission through anal sex.” -Zoe Duby Zoe Duby Read More >>

    Desmond Tutu, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, MSM, South Africa
  3. Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicides Advocate: Andrew Scheibe

    Andrew Scheibe, from Cape Town, South Africa, works as a clinical investigator and programmes manager for Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation‘s Men’s Division. He first got involved with IRMA before the Pittsburg 2010 Microbicide Conference. Scheibe believes that the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation has the experience and potential to conduct rectal microbicide trials and advocate for their development Read More >>

    Desmond Tutu, Meet a Friendly Rectal Microbicide Advocate, South Africa
  4. Tutu Fabulous – The Archbishop’s Top 5 LGBT Quotes

    via In honor of Archbishop Desmond Tutu who officially resigned yesterday, here are 5 great quotes that speak to his commitment to LGBT human rights. Here is an especially great one: Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people are part of so many families. They are part of the human family. They are part of God’s family. Read More >>

    Desmond Tutu, human rights, LGBT rights, religion, South Africa
  5. Desmond Tutu: In Africa, a step backward on human rights

    By Desmond Tutu, via the Washington Post Friday, March 12, 2010 Hate has no place in the house of God. No one should be excluded from our love, our compassion or our concern because of race or gender, faith or ethnicity — or because of their sexual orientation. Nor should anyone be excluded from health care on Read More >>

    Africa, Desmond Tutu, homophobia, homosexuality, human rights, LGBT rights, religion