activism, advocacy

Remember that the beautiful butterfly was once a cocoon. There is hope as long as there is life <3. "Being strong is also coming to terms that life is not easy, we may not always be happy and we...
Submitted on Nov 2, 2012
Life has been such a paradox. A few years ago I woke up to a nightmare when I found out I was positive. However this nightmare made me more determined than ever to make my dream come true. My dream...
Submitted on Oct 25, 2012
As a very out and open HIV+ transwoman, I'm often approached by well-intentioned people at conferences and other events who tell me about how they support the transgender community, but that they don...
Submitted on Oct 24, 2012
Below is my new bilingual video blog and my perspective of PrEP (Truvada) as prevention for HIV. I discuss why I am on the fence about it and the possible dangers of this FDA-approved method...in my...
Submitted on Oct 23, 2012
At age twenty five I decided to go back to college. I enrolled to an HBCU and majored in Sociology. I loved my major and made the Dean’s list every semester. In addition to being in school full time...
Submitted on Oct 16, 2012
Hi everyone- :) Below is a bilingual video of my partner, Lisa, and I describing another one of the healthy juices we make--this one is a detox juice. I also talk about the vitamins and supplements I...
Submitted on Oct 15, 2012
Let’s admit it…I have had my bad days MORE than my good days. Days when I feel down, I feel blue, I feel weepy and burst into tears. I love life so much and live each and every moment, every second...
Submitted on Oct 15, 2012
There aren't anymore news coverages. The candles that once flickered in the wind have since been blown out and discarded. Cicely has been laid to rest. The sensationalism of her death has now been...
Submitted on Oct 12, 2012
Now on to the next hurdle I have had to face. This one hits my heart!!!! My 13 year old daughter has been riding the bus and staying the night often with her best friend who has severe OI (brittle...
Submitted on Oct 5, 2012
Hi everyone, we hope that you take a few minutes to complete this survey ! It will really help us improve the resources we provide! Thank you!! Krista
Submitted on Oct 5, 2012

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