During lunchtime we stopped at a nearby Aldo to pick up a pair or three of shoes and were happy to see Bow Wow and Ludacris—as the new spokespersons of the Aldo-Youth AIDS campaign. Last year, LL Cool J was the main face of the commercials and billboards. The "Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil" PSAs are absolutely brilliant in their simplicity. It's yet another great program to create HIV awareness among youth of color. Plus, let's be honest: There's somehing hella sexy about seeing lil Bow Wow and big LL with their mouths covered with duct tape. Sure got our attention.
South Korea: The Ministry of Health and Welfare proposes a new law to protect HIV positive workers against discrimination.
Washington: Many positive residents report problems receiving prescription drug benefits under the state's new Medicare program.
Poz, the monthly magazine for people with HIV and AIDS, announces its new choice as editor-in-chief: The "Anonymous" columnist who has written for the magazine since 2002. Her name is Regan Hofmann, she is 38 years old and has been positive for a decade. Hoffman says this is "an amazing opportunity to dramatically show the world how different the profile of AIDS is in the world today."