How Social Conservatism Fueled Russia’s HIV Epidemic

How Social Conservatism Fueled Russia’s HIV Epidemic:


“Russia’s growing HIV crisis is seemingly no match for the Orthodox Church, which preaches faith and family values as the cure-all for the virus. A burgeoning alliance between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the church in recent years has fueled an environment where sexual education in schools is forbidden, clean needle programs are shunned as sinful and attacks on women’s and gay rights are state-sanctioned.”

and where was our Sass Queen when we needed her?

Guess Jared forgot to pack her.

The money from children of oligarchs and the swooning from models of Moscow keep him too busy to actually care about people in crisis.