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For the The Body's World AIDS Day site, Visual AIDS provides a slideshow from United in Anger. We share the following thoughts:

Anger is a natural. For some of us, it is how we tap into our sadness, deal with our frustration, and it's what gets some of us up in the morning. When dealing with HIV, anger is part of life: anger with doctors who don't listen, first dates that never call back, service providers supplying endless paperwork, politicians that lie, medications with side effects, a media that ignores HIV, and employers who discriminate. Yet with all this fuel for the fire, we live in a culture where we often try to suppress each other's anger by telling everyone to calm down all the time. So what are we supposed to do with all of our anger?

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Visit out Day With(out) Art 2012 page to see where United in Anger: A History of ACT UP is playing near you.