Chris Crocker – Aids
Twenty some odd years ago Aids was discovered.
Twenty some odd years latter we know just about as much now as we did then about the disease.
And people who have it now are treated barbarically.
They are treated as disposable, disgusting people.
What I want people to realize is that no one asked for the disease.
Whether they slept around or not. No human being asked for this disease.
Twenty years – twenty some years ago we didn’t know about it – that means twenty years from now there could be a new disease that wipes us clean.
We can get it from kissing, as small as kissing. What are we gonna do then, not kiss?
You know and I’m not – what I am saying: “Is that not everyone who has Aids got it from sleeping around, you know.
There are rape victims who got it from that, there are little kids out there who have it – vaccinations – etc – the list – goes on and on. And the people who did get it from sleeping around, they are not whores and you know, people should be able to sleep around, honestly, its our birth right.
But the point is they are people to, and they need love too.
I wanna everyone to ask yourself this one question: “If your partner had Aids, would you still love them?”
Ask yourself that question. I don’t need the answer. And if so if you would still love them, realize that if you know someone with Aids, someone loves them, they are someones – someone.
You know, they are people too. And to the people who have it, hey I think you guys are brave, ever – if you have Aids and you are trying to make a happy life and a great life, and you’re trying to stay positive.
Oh well, I always have. I have this little joke. It’s – if I had Aids, I would stay positive – pun intended.
So I just wanted to tell you that I think you are brave people, commendable people, and people need to lay off and find a ____