Getting Tested For STDs Isn’t The Worst Thing That Could Happen To You


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This video by a Thai non-profit produced a winning campaign using trademark Thai humour to yoke up the idea of not getting tested.

The Runaway tells the typical story of like at first sight. Boy meets boy, finds him attractive, bumps into him again. The attraction and flirtation seems to be mutual.

Getting tested for STDs is a walk in a park compared to this.

Watch what happens next!

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Viewer discretion advisory: This clip contains some adult content and may not be suitable for viewers under 13 years of age.

Testbkk is a Bangkok-based organisation that advocates STD testing among gay men. It’s a funny campaign, but the statistics on HIV & AIDS awareness is no laughing matter.

Globally, almost 60% of all new HIV infections among young people aged 15–24 occurred among adolescent girls and young women.

In the same year, UN AIDS recorded that 54% of pregnant women in low-income and middle-income countries did not receive an HIV test.

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