Frederic Noy/Panos Pictures

Kampala, Uganda

One of the nine male contestants of the Y+ beauty pageant is a pastor (in red), backstage, before the opening of the event, he leads his fellow contestants, all wearing ponchos in the colours of the Ugandan flag (yellow, black and red), in prayer. The Y+ beauty contest is national competition with the message that people with HIV can also be beautiful, externally and internally. Participants compete for the titles of 'Miss' and 'Mister Y+'. The 'Y' stands for youth and + for HIV positive.

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