Published in AIDS Weekly, July 3rd, 2000
Jacobs is giving away condoms.
Customers at LaPorsha's Hair Studio in Charlotte are invited to take as many as they need - part of a program adopted by hairstylists in five North Carolina counties to combat HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases among blacks.
"The barber shop is the kind of place where the guys come in and talk about what's really happening in their lives," said one male LaPorsha customer. "It's not like church where you hold back a...
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