activism, advocacy

So after coming home from the empowering PWN-USA and the Positive Living programs, I was feeling so empowered and then life happened. My son is 13 and has had behavioral problems since I adopted him...
Submitted on Oct 6, 2014
I took a seminar on the language we use when discussing HIV. It really made me stop and think about the words I use when describing myself and HIV. From the time I was diagnosed I have always hated...
Submitted on Sep 29, 2014
Two days before I was to leave I became very anxious because I knew I would be around a lot of women who knew much more about activism than I did. Even though I had quit smoking I bought three packs...
Submitted on Sep 26, 2014
Jesus knows that I've gone through, made, and been forced to go through some changes. I don't mind change because life is full of them. It is overwhelming sometimes. The instability of life dictates most change.
Submitted on Sep 24, 2014
In December of 2009...I was cold, hungry, living in my car. Rescued by AIDS Care Service on December 21, 2009, they safely housed me in one of their transitional apartments. I quickly realized I wasn...
Submitted on Sep 23, 2014
While at the Positive Women's Network Speak Up! Summit, I was able to participate in many wonderful sessions. One session that really resonated with me was in regard to treatment advocacy. Treatment...
Submitted on Sep 22, 2014
What an amazing opportunity I was given again by my baby The Well Project ( A Girl Like Me )! It was so wonderful to be able to share with 200 HIV positive women from all over the US. In the 25 years...
Submitted on Sep 22, 2014
So many things to think and say. So many triumphs, struggles, accomplishments, pain, acceptance & misconceptions. I have been in a room full of women with all these issues whether they be hetero, gay, trans, or questioning, we have the same issues.
Submitted on Sep 22, 2014
As I toss and turn wondering what I am going to blog about speak up just resonates in my spirit. Nothing fancy or hard to remember. It’s an action statement. SPEAK UP SPEAK UP SPEAK UP SPEAK UP SPEAK...
Submitted on Sep 22, 2014
I arrived to find an amazing group of women at the Positive Women's Network - Speak Up! A National Leadership Summit for Women Living with HIV.
Submitted on Sep 18, 2014

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