MTV internet game challenges ignorance and assumptions about who has HIV

It’s impossible to know whether a person has HIV just by looking at them, but too many people in the world still believe you can. That’s where a new Internet game comes in: “Pos or Not” invites people to look at photos and short profiles of a wide range of people and guess whether they have HIV.

Of course, there’s no way to tell for sure – and that’s the point. “We feel it’s another kind of activist tool to get out the word about HIV protection,” explained the general manager of mtvU, the MTV network offshoot that launched the site.

Want to test your luck at “Pos or Not”?

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