The lingering stigma of HIV kept most patients hidden in the shadows of shame, but Steve replaced shame with daring. His brave public confessions created a public dialogue about HIV/AIDS that was groundbreaking in the entertainment industry.
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If 90 % of U.S. families would breastfeed exclusively for six months, the United States would save $13 billion annually from medical and death expenses.
For more information, listen to my in-depth interview with Shannon Keith, President and Founder of Beagle Freedom Project.
Journalism Can Help to Enact Social Change. Here’s How Media Coverage of One Awareness Campaign Made a Difference!
The open conversation happening all over the country about the memes – even if it was sparked by the celebrity-worshiping culture in which we live – ended up having a significant impact.
While the idea that a single post on social media could have an iota of impact on a global issue might sound absurd, it can actually be the catalyst for a successful awareness campaign given the right set of circumstances.
As a women’s rights activist, a significant percentage of my time is spent raising awareness about – and trying to make an impact upon – legislation that relates to reproductive … Continue reading →