battling stigma

Hello! First of all, I want to say how happy I am to be here. I've truly been blessed through my HIV journey to have so many amazing opportunities and blogging for A Girl Like Me is high on the list.
Submitted on Nov 3, 2017
I'm a 17 year advocate. I'm a 47 year old separated mother of 3. I contracted HIV from an ex-boyfriend who was separated from his baby mother; they both were positive and I didn't know about his status.
Submitted on Oct 18, 2017
Saben que siento!! En la vida tenemos que luchar! Soy un luchadora instintiva y por naturaleza. "No es mi culpa," odio las excusas! ¿Cómo puedes pedirme que luche por ti y por tu vida, y te pido que...
Submitted on Oct 12, 2017
You know I feel that in life we have to fight! I am an instinctual fighter by nature. "I can't help it," I hate excuses!! How can you ask me to fight for you and your life, and I ask you to help me...
Submitted on Oct 12, 2017
I went for my usual clinic at my facility and it is routine to take pregnancy test before collecting medicine. I remember after taking the test, four of us were expectant. During this period, I was...
Submitted on Oct 11, 2017
Over 150 years after its publication, multitudes of us face the same public stigma and degradation due to the diagnosis of HIV.
Submitted on Oct 2, 2017
Irma plus 2. How has my life been impacted by Irma and does HIV become a priority concern? No, after securing my meds to a safe location. Safety, water, food, shelter, that's what's on my mind.
Submitted on Sep 26, 2017
Muchos artículos sobre el #vih son bien ofensivos! Nos traen más estigma, porque siempre usan tácticas de miedo! Esta es una de mis respuestas a los medios y al artículo que tiene un lenguaje bien...
Submitted on Sep 13, 2017
My name is Lilian from Kenya. I am 37 years old. As a young lady I always had the dream in life just like any other person to have a good education and start my family.
Submitted on Sep 8, 2017
I will try to explain with humility and respect the reason why it hurts us to deny the truth and not support the science that says that undetectable = untransmittable. This was a response to a person...
Submitted on Aug 23, 2017

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