SETAC Commemorates International Condom Day with Activities

As in years past, SETAC—Puerto Vallarta’s HIV/AIDS Community Center, will commemorate International Condom Day on February 14 with a series of activities. The International Condom Day is celebrated on February 14 since 2009, thanks to an initiative proposed by AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the LA-based non-profit that provides cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 866,620 people in 39 countries (www.aidshealth.org).

Monday, February 12 • 7 pm – Film and Discussion: Dallas Buyers Club (2015)

LOCATION: SETAC Community Center, Aldanaca 178 Esq. Viena, Int. 4A, Colonia Versalles.

SYNOPSIS: Based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug taking, women loving, homophobic man who, in 1986 was diagnosed with full blown HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live. He started taking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved AZT, the only legal drug available in the U.S, which brought him to the brink of death. Presented in English with Spanish subtitles.

Wednesday, February 14 • 4 – 7 pm – Acepta el Reto (Accept the Challenge)

LOCATION: Malecon by the lighthouse (corner of Morelos and Galeana Sts.)

This year, SETAC will install an information module where condoms will be distributed free of charge. In addition, locals will have to opportunity to learn about SETAC and the activities that take place at its Community Center.

Thursday, February 15 • 6 – 7:30 pm – ¡Atrévete a Decirlo! (I Dare You to Say It!)

LOCATION: SETAC Community Center, Aldanaca 178 Esq. Viena, Int. 4A, Colonia Versalles.

I Dare You to Say It! Is a Spanish discussion group in which Vallarta-based sexual education professionals are invited to moderate a forum in which any member of our community can share their sexuality-related concerns in a safe, friendly environment. Our featured guest this month will be Psychologist and Family Therapist, Lucina Leon Uribe (psicologiaenvallarta.com.mx).

For more information, please follow SETAC on Facebook: www.facebook.com/SETACtucentro, visit the website www.setac.com.mx, call (322) 224-1974, or send an email message to contacto@setac.com.mx.

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