World AIDS Day

Participants prepare to release balloons while standing next to a sea of candles at the conclusion of a march to mourn the victims of AIDS on November 30, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day Participants prepare to release balloons while standing next to a sea of candles at the conclusion of a march to mourn the victims of AIDS on November 30, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Dozens of volunteers join a human chain in the form of a red ribbon, a symbol of "love and care" for HIV and AIDS carriers worldwide, at a gathering in downtown Taipei on November 30, 2011, ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1. The theme of the 2011 global campaign to fight AIDS is "Getting to Zero". (Photo credit: PATRICK LIN/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day Dozens of volunteers join a human chain in the form of a red ribbon, a symbol of "love and care" for HIV and AIDS carriers worldwide, at a gathering in downtown Taipei on November 30, 2011, ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1. The theme of the 2011 global campaign to fight AIDS is "Getting to Zero". (Photo credit: PATRICK LIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Workers hang a huge red ribbon on the North Portico of the White House one day ahead of World AIDS Day November 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day Workers hang a huge red ribbon on the North Portico of the White House one day ahead of World AIDS Day November 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
A man dressed in drag lights a candle for marchers mourning the victims of AIDS on November 30, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day A man dressed in drag lights a candle for marchers mourning the victims of AIDS on November 30, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Romanian volunteers dance as they wear t-shirts reading "I use a condom" at the Gara de Nord railway station during a flash mob, a day before World AIDS Day in downtown Bucharest, on November 30, 2011. According to the Romanian National Union of HIV Infested Persons (UNOPA),  over 10, 000 people lived with HIV in Romania, among them 7,000 are young people, who were infected in 1988-1990, victims of the Communist-era health care system.(Photo credit DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day Romanian volunteers dance as they wear t-shirts reading "I use a condom" at the Gara de Nord railway station during a flash mob, a day before World AIDS Day in downtown Bucharest, on November 30, 2011. According to the Romanian National Union of HIV Infested Persons (UNOPA), over 10, 000 people lived with HIV in Romania, among them 7,000 are young people, who were infected in 1988-1990, victims of the Communist-era health care system.(Photo credit DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)
People light candels under a giant red ribon, the symbol of "love and care" for HIV and AIDS carriers worldwide, at a gathering at the Puerta de Alcala in Madrid on November 30, 2011, ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1.(Photo credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day People light candels under a giant red ribon, the symbol of "love and care" for HIV and AIDS carriers worldwide, at a gathering at the Puerta de Alcala in Madrid on November 30, 2011, ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1.(Photo credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)
A crane installs a giant red ribon, the symbol of "love and care" for HIV and AIDS carriers worldwide, at Madrid's City Hall on November 30, 2011 in Madrid, ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1.(Photo credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day A crane installs a giant red ribon, the symbol of "love and care" for HIV and AIDS carriers worldwide, at Madrid's City Hall on November 30, 2011 in Madrid, ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1.(Photo credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)
British singer songwriter Sir Elton John gestures "peace" while addressing the World AIDS Day event in Sydney on December 1, 2011.(Photo credit: TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day British singer songwriter Sir Elton John gestures "peace" while addressing the World AIDS Day event in Sydney on December 1, 2011.(Photo credit: TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
An Indonesian student displays a poster during a campaign in Jakarta on December 1, 2011 to avoid HIV/AIDS caused by sexual intercourse.(Photo credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day An Indonesian student displays a poster during a campaign in Jakarta on December 1, 2011 to avoid HIV/AIDS caused by sexual intercourse.(Photo credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during an event marking the World AIDS Day at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on December 1, 2011.  Tens of thousands of HIV-affected households in Asia are facing "irreversible poverty" because of the cost of living with the disease, with women and children hardest hit, a UN report said on December 1. (Photo credit: Soe Than WIN/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during an event marking the World AIDS Day at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on December 1, 2011. Tens of thousands of HIV-affected households in Asia are facing "irreversible poverty" because of the cost of living with the disease, with women and children hardest hit, a UN report said on December 1. (Photo credit: Soe Than WIN/AFP/Getty Images)
An activist, wearing a hat and holding a placard marked with symbolic red ribbons, takes part in a gathering to mark World AIDS Day in Colombo on December 1, 2011. (Photo credit: Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day An activist, wearing a hat and holding a placard marked with symbolic red ribbons, takes part in a gathering to mark World AIDS Day in Colombo on December 1, 2011. (Photo credit: Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the West Bengal Voluntary Health Association (WBVHA) carry a cutout of a red ribbon with condom caricatures during an AIDS awareness rally in Siliguri on November 30, 2011, on the eve of World AIDS Day.(Photo credit: DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day Members of the West Bengal Voluntary Health Association (WBVHA) carry a cutout of a red ribbon with condom caricatures during an AIDS awareness rally in Siliguri on November 30, 2011, on the eve of World AIDS Day.(Photo credit: DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)
A Buddhist monk takes part in a public gathering to mark World AIDS Day in Colombo on December 1, 2011. Some 1,161 HIV positive cases have been identified in the country between 1987 and the end of September 2011.(Photo credit: Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day A Buddhist monk takes part in a public gathering to mark World AIDS Day in Colombo on December 1, 2011. Some 1,161 HIV positive cases have been identified in the country between 1987 and the end of September 2011.(Photo credit: Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
Chinese residents hold balloons as they take part in an AIDS awareness program to mark the World AIDS Day in southwest China's municipality of Chongqing on December 1, 2011. (Photo credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day Chinese residents hold balloons as they take part in an AIDS awareness program to mark the World AIDS Day in southwest China's municipality of Chongqing on December 1, 2011. (Photo credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Act Up activists hold a banner on World AIDS Day while participating in the protest march marking the 24-hours general strike on December 1, 2011. (Photo credit: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)
World AIDS Day Act Up activists hold a banner on World AIDS Day while participating in the protest march marking the 24-hours general strike on December 1, 2011. (Photo credit: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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