Last weekend we wrote in TES about the need for better education and understanding of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

We wrote that It’s A Sin would have been the first introduction to the HIV/AIDS pandemic for many viewers. And while the dramatic storylines may have seemed unbelievable at times, just how much of the real stories do people know about? And, importantly, what can we learn from this recent social history that has been slipping out of the social consciousness?

We want to ensure that those stories – which are simultaneously tragic, heroic, distressing, inspirational, heart-breaking and heart-warming – are not only preserved but also serve to educate a new generation and tackle the stigma that still exists even today.

You can read our full piece here.

Find out more about the NHST here.

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