by lynn
Categories: Causes.

Richard Gere was recently in Mumbai, India on what seems to be a campaign against HIV/AIDS, advising  Indian prostitutes on how to protect themselves from HIV/AIDS.

“No condom, no sex. No condom, no sex. No condom, no sex,” Gere hollered into a microphone as about 10,000 prostitutes gathered at a dusty Mumbai fairground joined him in chorus.

The actor, dressed in a brown jacket and black trousers, presented awards to sex workers in recognition of their work on various HIV/AIDS intervention programs. Read more.

He seems to have enjoyed his stay immensely, even saying, “This is unfathomable. This will not happen in the U.S. or Europe, or even in Asia.”

I’m not one to knock celebrities for fighting for many causes around the world. I just wonder if he knows that India is in Asia.