HIV & Covid: History Repeats Itself with Steven Ball

April 6th, 2020

The response by the federal government to Covid-19 has been too little, too late, but this is not the first time our elected officials have ignored this kind of emergency so today, Neal is joined by Dr. Steven Ball, who was on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic. Steven draws many parallels between how the two crises were and are being handled. He tells us about support and therapy groups he used to hold for gay men living in fear of contracting HIV; why politics play a role; he explains why so many are in denial of the severity of Covid-19; using this time to learn about ourselves; maintaining emotional stamina; and accepting the changes this will bring to society in the long run. 

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