About us

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This website is a part of a broader social messaging campaign created by


ACRIA is a not-for-profit community-based AIDS research, HIV prevention and treatment education center. ACRIA conducts research geared toward the further understanding of HIV disease, treatment, and prevention, and provides education about treatments and research to the communities affected by HIV.


The “Age is Not a Condom” tagline was conceived by the Imaging Intimacy project at the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Art in London, U.K. Designer Andy Chen worked with older adults of different ages and  sexual orientations to design messages aimed at valuing and protecting their sexual health. The result aims to be respectful and age-inclusive.


The 2014 “Age is Not a Condom” campaign was created by ACRIA in collaboration with
The Graying of AIDS, an independent, multi-platform documentary project