World AIDS Day

Light a virtual candle, and Bristol-Myers Squibb will make a donation to AIDS research.

Little-known fact about AIDS: it was originally known as GRID, for Gay-Related Immunodeficiency Disease, which just goes to show how little researchers and doctors knew about the disease at the beginning of the epidemic.

My friend Jen (who occasionally shows up over there on the left in the sidebar graphic) worked on the site.