Magazine printed with HIV+ blood ink

Magazine printed with HIV+ blood ink
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An Austrian magazine has used ink infused with the blood of three HIV+ people to print a special edition of their current issue.

Vangardist magazine, usually only available online, release their third print issue, called the Heroes-issue, next week.

A special edition of 3,000 copies have been printed with ink containing blood donated by three HIV positive men; a further 15,000 copies have been printed using normal ink.

Julian Wiehl, CEO and Vangardist’s editor, told Gay Star News they were aiming to send a message to the world – a message especially relevant while Austria is in the media focus.

Read the full story at GayStarNews.


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