GAY-PRIDE-PHILLIPINESX400HIV organization The Red Whistle put a different spin to this year’s Labor Day weekend in Boracay, as they mobilized their team of volunteers who competed against each other to achieve one goal: educating the youth on HIV and AIDS.

From April 29 to May 1, the group assembled three teams, composed of six members each, as part of their first annual #SaveSexy Lifeguards Laboracay Race.

The teams, named Aware, Courage, and Protect, were deployed at Stations 1, 2, and 3 — approaching beachgoers and raising awareness on how one can prevent HIV, and the importance of knowing one’s status through regular HIV testing. READ FULL