Australia: NSW TrainLink Staff evacuates entire train after passenger says he has AIDS

  • metta

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    Feb 12, 2014 6:01 PM GMT
    Staff evacuates entire train after passenger says he has AIDS

    Gay rights groups are accusing train staff of having 1980s attitudes to AIDS and called on NSW Trainlink to make an apology to the LGBTI community


    http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/staff-evacuates-entire-train-after-passenger-says-he-has-aids120214


    http://www.nswtrainlink.info/about/contact
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    Feb 12, 2014 6:20 PM GMT
    NSW Trainlink denied the evacuation has anything to do with the passenger’s claims [of having AIDS] and has since apologized for the inconvenience.

    Then why DID they evacuate the train? An exercise?
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    Feb 13, 2014 8:04 AM GMT
    Takes me back to the Gay Plague Era, and what we homosexuals had to endue, who were not in hiding during that era; HIV+ And HIV-.
  • Joeyphx444

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    Feb 13, 2014 8:07 AM GMT
    I'm glad this stuff happens in places where everyone thinks is more progressive

    Just shows that intolerance, etc is EVERYWHERE
  • PolitiMAC

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    Feb 13, 2014 8:25 AM GMT
    Joeyphx444 saidI'm glad this stuff happens in places where everyone thinks is more progressive

    Just shows that intolerance, etc is EVERYWHERE


    Intolerance? Please. Get a sense of proportion.
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    Feb 13, 2014 8:30 AM GMT
    Joeyphx444 saidI'm glad this stuff happens in places where everyone thinks is more progressive

    Just shows that intolerance, etc is EVERYWHERE


    Something tells me this is being misrepresented.
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    Feb 17, 2014 1:46 PM GMT


    From what I've read, the man was drunk and bleeding from a leg wound. It makes you wonder why they didn't simply take the man off the train for medical assistance. icon_question.gif