FINLAND: What Happens When An HIV+ Man Asks Strangers To Touch Him

Buzzfeed reports:

An HIV-positive man named Janne recently stood on the street next to a sign that read, “I’m HIV-positive, touch me,” to see if the negative stigma attached with HIV/AIDS still exists. The video isn’t in English, but actions speak louder than words. Finnish Broadcasting Company, Yle Kioski, and Janne collaborated to make a video that truly reflected HIV awareness and Pride week in Helsinki. In the experiment, the Finland native stood with his eyes closed and arms out next to the signs, and waited.

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