POZ - June 2011: HIV and Advocacy

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June 2011: HIV and Advocacy

Since the beginning of the epidemic, HIV-positive people have been advocating for their health. Standing up for your rights can make a big difference in your own life as well as the lives of millions of other people living with the virus. POZ wants to hear about your relationship to AIDS advocacy.
 
1. Are you HIV positive?
Yes
No
 
2. Do you consider yourself an HIV/AIDS advocate?
Yes
No
 
3. Have you ever been involved in HIV/AIDS advocacy efforts? (Check all that apply.)
Yes, locally
Yes, in my state
Yes, nationally
Yes, internationally
No
 
4. Have you ever done any of the following? (Check all that apply.)
Contacted a representative of your local, state or federal government regarding HIV/AIDS issues or policies
Been involved in an HIV/AIDS demonstration or protest
Joined a national HIV/AIDS organization
Donated and/or raised money for an HIV/AIDS charity
Participated in an AIDS walk or bike ride
Other: 
 
5. Do you believe individuals can make a difference through HIV/AIDS advocacy?
Yes
No
I don't know
 
6. If you have not been involved in HIV/AIDS advocacy efforts, why not? (Check all that apply.)
I don't think community advocacy is effective
I don't have the time
I am not out about my HIV status
I don't know what to do
I can't afford to
Other: 
 
7. Have you ever heard about the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS)?
Yes
No
 
8. If so, do you think it will make a difference?
Yes
No
 
9. Will HIV budget cuts make you less likely to vote for Obama?
Yes
No
 
10. Have you ever visited AIDS.gov?
Yes
No
 
11. Which of the following national AIDS advocacy groups have you heard of? (Check all that apply.)
AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth and Families
AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC)
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
AIDS United
The Black AIDS Institute
The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC)
Housing Works
Latino Commission on AIDS
The National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA)
National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)
San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF)
 
12. What year were you born?
 
13. What is your gender?
Male
Female
Transgender
Other
 
14. What is your sexual orientation?
Straight
Gay/Lesbian
Bisexual
Other
 
15. What is your ethnicity (Check all that apply.)
American Indian or Alaska Native
Arab or Middle Eastern
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
White
(please specify) 
 
16. What is your zip code?



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