Topics of interest

Archived News - AIDS stamp news that no longer appears on the home page of this website.

Stamp booklets - Stamp booklets promoting AIDS Awareness. The stamps in these booklets may or may not be about AIDS.

Cinderella issues - These AIDS stamps were never intended to be used as postage. They are often created as artistic or awareness endeavors.

Illegal issues - These are illegally marketed stamps that touch on the subject of AIDS.

Famous people with AIDS - These are stamps of famous people with AIDS.

Not an AIDS stamp - These stamps are inaccurately confused or marketed as AIDS stamps.

Personalized stamps - These are valid stamps that are customizable and not officially released by a postal service.

Under investigation - These stamps may or may not be about AIDS, but require additional research.

Local posts - Stamps issued by local postal services. Today's local posts are usually operated by hobbyists.

The Breakup of Yugoslavia - An easy to understand guide to the breakup of Yugoslavia and how it relates to the region's 30+ AIDS stamps.

AIDS on Stamps Project - A complete set of AIDS on Stamps Project newsletters published by Blair Henshaw during the 1990's.

Postal stationery - envelopes - Official postal envelopes bearing AIDS logos or information.

Postal stationery - postcards - Official postal postcards bearing AIDS logos or information.

Postal stationery - India - India's whopping 130+ pieces of AIDS-related stationery.


Spreadsheet

A spreadsheet of AIDS stamps has been posted on Google Docs. I maintain this spreadsheet on behalf of the Gay and Lesbian History on Stamps Club.


View by year

1988 - Bhutan, Congo (Popular Republic of), Ethiopia, Guyana, Maldives, San Marino, Uganda, Yugoslavia

1989 - Burkino Faso, Italy, Mexico, Niger, Senegal, Zaire

1990 - Brazil, Brunei, Central African Republic, Guine-Bissau, Sri Lanka, Syria, Thailand, United Nations

1991 - Cameroon, Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Turkish Cyprus, Uruguay, Vanatu

1992 - Argentina, Burma (Myanmar), Greece, Guatemala, Malagasy Republic (Madagascar), Zaire

1993 - Bolivia, Cameroon, Greenland, Jordan, Nepal, Peru, Russia, United States, Uruguay

1994 - Algeria, Andorra, Angola, France, Japan, Macedonia, Mali, Monaco, Philippines, Switzerland

1995 - Bahamas, Belgium, Bolivia, Cyprus, Macedonia, Paraguay

1996 - Botswana, Canada, Denmark, Gabon, Macedonia, Syria, Tanzania

1997 - Belarus, Brazil, Indonesia, Macedonia, Paraguay, Turkish Cyprus, Viet Nam, Wallis & Futuna

1998 - Macedonia, South Africa, Wallis & Futuna

1999 - Macedonia, Malaysia, Mali, Romania, South Africa, Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of), Zambia

2000 - Algeria, Argentina, Aruba, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina (Croat/Mostar), Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Macedonia, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Nicaragua, Palau, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Suriname, Uruguay, Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of), Zimbabwe

2001 - Bangladesh, Cameroon, Germany, Honduras, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Macedonia, Polynesian Islands (French Polynesia)

2002 - Barbados, Bosnia-Herzegovina (Muslim/Sarajevo), Botswana, Macedonia, Mali, Namibia, North Korea (DPRK), South Africa, Trinidad & Tobago, United Nations, Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of)

2003 - Brazil, China, Guyana, Ivory Coast, Macedonia, Nevis, Nigeria, Rwanda, St. Vincent, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda

2004 - Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Chad, France, Macedonia, Montserrat, Netherlands, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Sao Tome and Principe (St. Thomas), Serbia and Montenegro, South Africa, Swaziland, Tuvalu, Vatican City, Venezuela

2005 - Algeria, Austria, Jamaica, Macedonia, Netherlands, Papua New Guinea, St. Kitts, Sao Tome and Principe (St. Tomas), Serbia and Montenegro, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Yemen, Zaire (as Democratic Republic of Congo), Zimbabwe

2006 - Austria, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Liberia, Macedonia, Malagasy Republic (Madagascar), Monaco, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Philippines, Senegal, Serbia

2007 - Angola, Bangladesh, Belgium, British Virgin Islands, Cambodia, Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Kiribati, Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, Serbia, Tanzania

2008 - Comoros, El Salvador, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Macedonia, Mali, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe (St. Thomas), Togo

2009 - Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Macedonia, Sao Tome and Principe (St. Thomas), Tanzania, United Nations

2010 - Argentina, Dominican Republic, Jersey, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Slovakia

2011 - Algeria, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina (Muslim/Sarajevo), Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Colombia, Dominica, Fiji, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, North Korea, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Serbia, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, Syria, Togo, United Nations, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan

2012 - Iraq, Macedonia, Malawi, Nepal, South Africa, Uganda

2013 - Macedonia, North Korea, South Africa, Tuvalu

2014 - Monaco

2015 - None

2016 - Hong Kong



View by country

(You will be taken directly to the stamp.)

Algeria - 1994, 2000, 2005, 2011

Andorra, French - 1994

Andorra, Spanish - 1994

Angola - 1994, 2007

Anguilla - 2004

Antigua & Barbuda - 2004

Argentina - 1992, 2000, 2010

Armenia - 2011

Aruba - 2000

Australia - Envelopes

Austria - 2004, 2005, 2006, Cinderella stamps, Personalized stamps

Bahamas - 1995

Bangladesh - 2001, 2006, 2007

Barbados - 2002

Belarus - 1997, 2011

Belgium - 1995, 2004, 2007

Bhutan - 1988, 2000

Bolivia - 1993, 1995, 2000

Bosnia-Herzegovina (Croat/Mostar) - 2000

Bosnia-Herzegovina (Muslim/Sarajevo) - 2002, 2011

Botswana - 1996, 2002

Brazil - 1990, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2011

British Virgin Islands - 2007

Brunei - 1990

Bulgaria - Envelopes

Burkina Faso - 1989, 2011

Burma (Myanmar) - 1992

Cambodia - 2006, 2007, 2011

Cameroon - 1991, 1993, 2001, 2011

Canada - 1996

Cape Verde - 1991

Central African Republic - 1990, Under investigation

Chad - 2004, Illegal issues

Chile - 2000

China - 2003, Personalized stamps

Colombia - 2000, 2011

Comoros - 2008, 2009

Congo (Democratic Republic of) - See Zaire

Congo (Popular Republic of) - 1988

Costa Rica - 2000

Cuba - 2000

Cyprus - 1995

Denmark - 1996

Dominica - 2011

Dominican Republic - 2000, 2010

Ecuador - 2000, 2006

Egypt - 2007

El Salvador - 2008

Ethiopia - 1988, 1991, Envelopes

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - See Yugoslavia

Fiji - 2011

France - 1994, 2004, Cinderella stamps, Personalized stamps

Gabon - 1996

Germany - 2000, 2001

Ghana - 2006, 2008

Greece - 1992, Personalized stamps

Greenland - 1993

Guatemala - 1992

Guinea-Bissau - 1990, 2007, 2008, 2009, Under investigation

Guyana - 1988, 2003

Hong Kong - 2016

Honduras - 2001

India - 2006

Indonesia - 1997

Iraq - 2012

Israel - Personalized stamps

Italy - 1989

Ivory Coast - 1991, 2003

Jamaica - 2005

Japan - 1994

Jersey - 2010

Jordan - 1993

Kazakhstan - 2001, 2011

Kenya - 1991

Kiribati - 2007

Lesotho - 2001

Liberia - 2006, 2008

Luxembourg - 2011

Macedonia - 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Malagasy Republic (Madagascar) - 1992, 2006, Under investigation

Malawi - 2012

Malaysia - 1999

Maldives - 1988

Mali - 1994, 1999, 2002, 2008

Marshall Islands - 2000

Mauritius - 2011

Mexico - 1989, 2000

Moldova - 2010

Monaco - 1994, 2006, 2010, 2014

Mongolia - 2008

Montserrat - 2004

Morocco - 1991, 2006, 2011

Mozambique - 2006, 2011

Namibia - 2002, 2006

Nepal - 1993, 2012

Netherlands - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, Personalized stamps

Nevis - 2003

New Caledonia - Envelopes

Nicaragua - 2000

Niger - 1989, Illegal issues

Nigeria - 2003

North Korea (DPRK) - 2002, 2011, 2013

Palau - 2000

Pakistan - 2011

Papua New Guinea - 2005, 2007, 2008

Paraguay - 1995, 1997, 2000, 2007, 2011

Peru - 1993, 2000, 2011

Philippines - 1994, 2006, 2007

Polynesian Islands (French Polynesia) - 2001

Portugal - 2007, Postcards

Romania - 1999, 2011, Envelopes, Postcards

Russia - 1993, Envelopes, Postcards

Rwanda - 2003

St. Kitts - 2004, 2005

St. Lucia - 2004, 2011

St. Vincent (Union Island) - 2003

San Marino - 1988

Sao Tome and Principe (St. Thomas) - 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, Under investigation

Senegal - 1989, 2006

Serbia - 2006, 2007, 2011. See also Yugoslavia; Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia and Montenegro - 2004, 2005

Slovakia - 2010

Solomon Islands - 2005

South Africa - 1996, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2012, 2013, Under investigation

Spain - 2000

Sri Lanka - 1990, 2011

Suriname - 2000

Swaziland - 2004

Switzerland - 1994

Syria - 1990, 1996, 2011

Tanzania - 1996, 2007, 2009

Thailand - 1990, Booklets, Personalized stamps

Togo - 2008, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago - 2002, 2003

Turkish Cyprus - 1991, 1997

Tuvalu - 2004, 2005, 2013

Uganda - 1988, 2003, 2005, 2012

United Nations - 1990, 2002, 2009, 2011

United States - 1993, Personalized stamps

Ukraine - 2011

Uruguay - 1991, 1993, 2000, 2011

USSR - Postcards

Uzbekistan - 2011

Vanatu - 1991

Vatican City - 2004

Venezuela - 2004

Viet Nam - 1997

Wallis & Futuna - 1997, 1998

Yemen - 2005

Yugoslavia - 1988, 1999, 2000, 2002

Zaire - 1989, 1992, 2005 (as Democratic Republic of Congo)

Zambia - 1999

Zimbabwe - 2000, 2005