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intactivist

intactivist  n.— «Despite a study presented last month at the Third International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment in Rio de Janeiro showing that male circumcision can reduce HIV infection rates among sexually...

puck bunny

puck bunny  n.— «The groupie subculture has an argot of its own. There are “hockey whores” and “puck bunnies.”» —“After the game: Even as AIDS rages, athlete-groupie subculture flourishes” by Linda...

aepil

aepil  n.— «Korean dictionaries are welcoming a new word, aepil. It is a Korean word referring to a condom. The Korean Anti-AIDS Federation chose the name from a public contest, and it means “what you need when making love.”...

efeel

efeel  n.— «A new name “Efeel” was chosen to replace the English word condom in a bid to shake off the negative image of condoms and help make them more friendly to the traditionally-conservative Koreans, the Korean Anti-AIDS...

juniorization

juniorization  n.— «The survey spawned a terrible new word: juniorization. It covers a multitude of sins. When more experienced reporters left the profession because they were traumatized by covering the political violence that swept the...

discordant couple

discordant couple  n.— «Jim, 31, says he and his wife, June, are “a discordant couple,” meaning that one is infected with the AIDS virus and the other isn’t.» —“Aids Threat To Women Increasing” by Kay...