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What Happens When An HIV-Positive Man Asks Strangers To Touch Him

Human kindness is a powerful thing.

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An HIV-positive man named Janne recently stood on the street next to a sign that read, "I'm HIV-positive, touch me," to see if the negative stigma attached to HIV/AIDS still exists. The video isn't in English, but actions speak louder than words.

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Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle Kioski and Janne collaborated to make a video that truly reflected HIV awareness and Pride Week in Helsinki.


You can learn more about Janne's story here, and the moves Yle Kioski is making to dispel stigmas associated with the disease.