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HIV: 40 Years of Progress (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-07-09

Duration: 00:07:08

Subjects: Health | AIDS (Disease) | HIV infections


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Keller Turner, Joyce Interviewee


This segment from the July 9, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the 40th anniversary of the first five reported cases of AIDS. He interviews Joyce Keller Turner, an HIV/AIDS activist, who discusses: the continuing stigma associated with HIV/AIDS; the discrimination she has faced for being HIV positive; the improved medications; the changes in advocacy; the lack of a cure; and her hopes for the future.