"You've been condomized!" said Joy Lynn Alegarbes, of The Condom Project, which promoted safe sex at the 19th International AIDS Conference. The group handed out more than 850,000 condoms this week. Benjamin Morris/NPR hide caption

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At the International AIDS conference, a female condom fashion show raised awareness about the rising need for more female condoms. Olwin Manyanye of Zimbabwe shows off one of the dresses decorated with a second-generation female condom, called "FC2." Benjamin Morris/NPR hide caption

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Kim Gerlach of Vancouver waves the flag designed by Affirmative Aids Action for the XI International Conference on AIDS, July 1996. KIM STALLKNECHT/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A 3-D model of HIV peeled back to show its layers. HIV's genetic material sits inside a spherical shell (gray matrix) studded with spikes (dark gray and orange). The sphere pops open when a T cell tugs on a spike. Courtesy of Ivan Konstantinov/© Visual Science 2011 hide caption

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From the first moment Rino Nakasone saw Michael Jackson perform on TV at her home in Okinawa, she was transfixed. Already an avid dancer, Rino studied his moves, rewinding the VCR until she could imitate him perfectly. In 1999, she moved to California to chase her dream of becoming a professional dancer. Since then, Rino has performed with Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera and Janet Jackson. Courtesy of Ariana Lindquist hide caption

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