Published in AIDS Weekly, October 25th, 1999
Despite progress in AIDS research and education, HIV positive women past 45 say they are being ignored because they don't fit the typical profile: They're heterosexuals who don't use intravenous drugs and aren't considered sexually active. And they're older.
"The general feeling is older people have lived their lives, why should we spend money on them when there are children with AIDS'" said a 64-year-old woman, who learned she was HIV positive in 1991. "The older population is...
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