31 Years Of HIV And AIDS Awareness Posters

Since 1981, organizations from around the world have committed to making people aware of the dangers of HIV/AIDS and how prevent the spread of infection.

1. Banana Boys

AIDS Rochester, Inc.

2. Naked Torsos

Alfred University

3. Get Physical

The Arizona AIDS Fund

4. If You Can’t Keep It Zipped, Keep It Covered

Catawba County Health Department, Hickory, NC

5. Good Boys Always Wear Their Rubbers

Department of Health, Office of AIDS Prevention, City of Chicago

6. Please Hug Me

Center For Attitudinal Healing, Tiburon, CA

7. America Responds to AIDS

Centers for Disease Control, United States Federal Government

8. Watergate

Orange County Center for Health

9. Sailors

Victorian AIDS Council, Inc./Gay Men’s Health Centre, Inc., Australia

10. World AIDS Day

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)

11. Africa We Care

Gauteng AIDS Programme

13. Regular Condom Use

Helseutvalget for homofile, Olso

14. Juhuiiiiii!

The Hot Rubber Company Deutschland, Berlin, Germany

16. Love His Sin

Treffpunkt und Beratung fur Prostituierte, Berlin

17. AIDSGate

AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP)

18. For Teenagers Only

Indiana State Board of Health

19. Get It Under Cover

Metro Committee on AIDS

20. Drugs AIDS No

Vydal ustav zdravotnej vychovy, Bratislava

21. Stop AIDS

AIDS-Hilfe Schweiz, Zurich, Switzerland

22. Stop AIDS Now

AIDS-Informations-Zentrale Austria (AIDS-Hilfe Informationsstelle)

23. Condom-Man

Health Education Service

24. Be Good In Bed

Terence Higgins Trust, London, U.K.

25. Protect Your Valuables


27. Sharing Needles Is Just Asking For It

National Advisory Committee on AIDS (NACAIDS)

29. Don’t Forget The Chapter On AIDS


30. Cover Your

AIDS Committee of Durham Region, Oshawa, ON

31. Prevent AIDS

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, AIDS Office

All posters come from the AIDS Education Posters Collection curated by the University of Rochester. The school has collected over 6,200 posters, which “document document efforts to educate and inform the people of over 100 countries in over 60 languages, from 1982 to the present.” The collection was originally launched last year, during the 30th anniversary of the identification of HIV/AIDS.

Those interested in learning more about World AIDS Day can visit the organization’s website.

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