battling stigma

I'm sitting here packed the night before I have to be in D.C. to fulfill my role as a reviewer for a highly respected and reputable organization. I can't help but to feel sometimes alone in my fight...
Submitted on Sep 2, 2015
I am HIV positive, I am Healthy and I am proud of it. More than that I am a super girl in my eyes and I don't care what others thinks about me. But my dream is to make a better society.
Submitted on Aug 31, 2015
When I was little I loved the color pink. I was so small for my age I still wore toddler sizes in first grade. I liked Dora the Explorer and Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus). I wanted to wear dresses all...
Submitted on Aug 14, 2015
Tuve el privilegio de ayudar y asesorar en este importante Encuesta . El Centro de Ley Transgénero estamos orgullos de lanzar Positivamente Trans, un proyecto nuevo para las personas viviendo con VIH...
Submitted on Aug 11, 2015
First, I'm going to start by telling you the story of a young woman who had no strength, no self-confidence and no dignity. The story of this young woman is my own and it's a story I've only ever...
Submitted on Aug 7, 2015
Hola gente maravillosa. Gracias por la oportunidad de leer mis inquietudes. Todos o la mayoría de nosotros sabemos que los Inmigrantes en EEUU no son tratados con la dignidad debida. Si tomamos en...
Submitted on Jul 23, 2015
Hello, my name is... Ieshia Scott. There are several dots NOT because I didn't want to use my name but because I was hesitant due to the many people who are NOT prepared for this day. There are many...
Submitted on Jul 22, 2015
It's been a year since I sang with Joyful Noise, not for want of trying to get to rehearsals or lack of commitment to the choir, just life getting in the way.
Submitted on Jul 1, 2015
I was invited to attend the Saving Ourselves Symposium in Memphis, Tennessee this past weekend from June 4-7. I made a promise to myself that before I wrote about the experience, I would calm down first.
Submitted on Jun 11, 2015
HIV has opened me up to so many people, places, prejudices, and misconceptions while completely shutting me off from the rest of the world. HIV had me convinced that no one would love or care about me. I would always be stuck in poverty, lack, doubt and hatred. I was a victim of self-induced stigma.
Submitted on Jun 5, 2015

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