A German magazine is going to print its next issue using ink mixed with HIV-positive blood.

The special issue of The Vangardist is being printed in an effort to break the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS, with the magazine hoping that it will help put to bed some of the dangerous myths that surround the disease.

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“If you see the magazine… the first question that comes to your mind is, ‘Would I touch it? Would I take it in my hands?’” Editor Julian Wiehl told the Washington Post. “Instead of asking ‘Why would I touch it?’, people should be asking: ‘Why wouldn’t I touch it?”

The magazine, who have already approached three HIV+ people to donate blood, hope that the issue will help people understand that those with the disease shouldn’t be feared or ostracised by society.

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