December 1st is World Aids Day. December 1st is today. That means: today is World Aids Day! I spent part of the day tabling at a local high school with a great group of teenagers to promote HIV/AIDS awareness. This year, World Aids Day was about "getting to zero," which you can read more about here.
It is estimated that over one million people in the United States are living with HIV. 1 in 5 of these people don't know they have it. In nearly 70% of all cases in the U.S., HIV is spread through sexual intercourse. I'm a big supporter of preventative measures, and this one is simple: know who you're
Of course, HIV/AIDS is a major area of concern outside of the U.S., too, but I just wanted to touch on a few quick things. Avert.org is a great website if you want to learn more.
Happy World AIDS Day!
Tee: Victoria's Secret
Trousers: J. Crew