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False HIV Rumors About Miley Cyrus

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Wednesday night a group of bottomfeeders from 4chan launched a cowardly, anonymous online campaign entitled "Cure For Miley". The goal? Presumably it's either to trick people into thinking the singer is HIV positive- Oh my God, how awful for her reputation, what an insult (dripping sarcasm)- or to shame her overtly sexual public performances.
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Now, I'm no Miley fan. And yes, I could stand to see a little less of her tongue. Though, if someone had to be forced to never reveal their mouthsnake again, I'd banish Gene Simmons before I'd exile Miley's flavor saver. Still, that's not the story here- what pisses me off most about this campaign is that it's underlying theme is: what could be more embarrassing and shameful than HIV?

Well, I don't think HIV is embarrassing- or shameful. I've been living with it for most of my life. It's a virus. A pesky one that can make life harder than it needs to be sometimes. But I do my best to stay healthy while dealing with the distraction of having to educate and enlighten people to the facts about HIV, while dispelling the rumors.

What is shameful and embarrassing? Posting anonymously online in an attempt to discredit, embarrass or shame someone else. Any jackass with no dignity or grace can do this. Look at YouTube Comments, do you think those people are happy with their lives? The loathsome losers who started "Cure For Miley" think they've done something great- all they've done is make stupid people laugh, and make some people with HIV roll their eyes and hang their heads.

Like Miley? Hate Miley? It doesn't matter. At least she's out there, doing her thing, taking all of the criticism that comes when you reach the top of that chosen profession. Maybe actual names and faces will be attributed to this lame campaign, maybe not. Either way, I for one am not letting these idiots off the hook.My message to them and the rest of the ever-growing population of cowards who hide behind their screen names is very simple.

Die soon and make the world a better place.

Positively Yours,
Shawn




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Comments on Shawn Decker's blog entry "False HIV Rumors About Miley Cyrus"

Sometimes I think the stigma will never get better. That the ignorance will forever abound. Are we making progress? Nurses are still throwing pens in the trash that HIV positive patients used! People can talk about their diabetes at a cocktail party but not their HIV. In rural areas it's ten times worse. Sometimes I feel discouraged, but I just keep educating everyone I can.

God! What's wrong with people today!? Since when is accusing people of being HIV positive is a joke? It's not funny, I agree. It's sick and twisted and people like that should be sterilized!!!!

I think people have too much extra time spreading rumors.


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