Palm Beach Post Examines HIV/AIDS In Florida
The Palm Beach Post on Sunday examined HIV/AIDS in
Although religious leaders in the state have not spoken out about the disease,an exception has been Bishop Lewis White, who has run HIV/AIDS education, prevention and care programs in the county,Malecki said. "Other pastors have said I'm promoting sex when I hand outcondoms," White said, adding, "I'm sorry to tell them that is nottrue. People are having sex with or without condoms. I'm promoting life. I'mhere for a purpose: not to judge you on who you have sex with, but to judge howcareful you are when you have sex." According to White, poverty,unemployment and homelessness are contributing to the spread of HIV incommunities where conditions have deteriorated during the past few years(Barton, Palm Beach Post, 11/25).
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