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Still no vaccine to protect against HIV

Johnson and Johnson becomes the latest pharmaceutical firm to withdraw a possible contender. “We hope to have a vaccine ready for testing in about two years. Yet another terrible disease is about to yield to patience, persistence and outright genius.” So said Margaret Heckler, US Secretary of Health, on the HIV epidemic in 1984. YetContinue reading “Still no vaccine to protect against HIV”

Gay people in the Church of England

The Church of England still dares not see its true face and be open to people who feel different from the majority.

Governments, media and people clashing over gender issues

For parents, thefeeling of their children that they are in the wrong body is much harder to grasp and to deal with than for outsiders, who are even less able to understand parents when they want to deal with their children’s feelings, circumspectly.