June #124 : Onward Christian Condoms - by Lucile Scott

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Mentors-June 2006

A Growing Concern

Cover Q&A-June 2006

Supplemental Insurance

Oral Thursh Knockout

Med-Mix Warning

Chow, Babe

Tart Up Your PI

Food for Oil

Fatty Acid Trip

In the Key of Life

PREP School

PREP for the future

WAL-MART Special

Bush the Builder

The Domino Effect

Happy Birthday to Us

Can NYC Keep A Lid On AIDS?

Virgin Vaccine

Onward Christian Condoms


Raining Men

Positive Change

Growing Pains

Dolled Up

That ’80s Show

I See Dead People

Editor's Letter-June 2006

Mailbox-June 2006

Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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June 2006

Onward Christian Condoms

by Lucile Scott

A faith-based group rethinks abstinence

Christian Aid, a nonprofit British social development agency working worldwide, surprised international observers in March by ditching a popular abstinence-based AIDS prevention strategy. The organization no longer endorses the ABC education campaign (Abstinence, Be Faithful, use Condoms), calling it “not well suited to the complexities of human life.” The replacement: SAVE (Safer Practices, Available medications, Voluntary counseling and testing, Empowerment), a less pithy but, Christian Aid believes, more practical approach. Some other Christian orgs, including United for Life, quickly denounced the switch. United’s reasoning? Condoms surely aren’t 100% effective, since the British Blood Transfusion Services rejects blood donations from anyone who has had sex (safe or unsafe) with a partner who’s visited Africa in the past year. Got that?    

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