HIV diagnosis

I had given up on being an advocate. I didn't want to travel. I didn't want to speak my truth to strangers. I didn't want to be involved with World AIDS Day 2015 or The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS. I wanted a normal life with balance.
Submitted on Nov 24, 2015
India is very conservative and orthodox when it comes to HIV. In most areas (except in Mumbai) it is considered as a "taboo" topic, especially in rural areas.
Submitted on Sep 9, 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
Cito buen amigo el Dr. Ben Young (oficial médico jefe IAPAC) "El Medicamento para el VIH previenen la enfermedades, la muerte y las nuevas infecciones. Entonces, ¿cómo hacer con su país el acceso y...
Submitted on Aug 7, 2015
August 1st will be my 25th anniversary of positively living with HIV! It hasn't always been a positive experience but I can now say I am very happy with my positive status. I have always said that...
Submitted on Aug 5, 2015
It's time to say it: in one area, we HIV/AIDS activists have caused more harm than good. I am proud to be one of the few Ugandans to say publicly that I am living positively with HIV. But, in the...
Submitted on Jul 21, 2015
It's amazing to me how time waits for no one, and neither does HIV. After a good friend tested positive, I thought to myself … How? Why? I questioned myself as to what did I do wrong? I talked about...
Submitted on Jul 14, 2015
My name is Barbara Kemigisa. I am a single mother living with HIV in Kampala Uganda Africa. I am 29 years old and have passed through different challenges which affect most of our youth today and get...
Submitted on Jul 13, 2015
Solo una persona mal de la cabeza o muy cuerda de la cabeza podría hacer un cambio como las transgéneros lo hacemos. Recuerdo perfectamente algunas palabras de gente de mi entorno
Submitted on Jun 30, 2015
I perfectly recall all that was said by the people around me. My Mother: Promise me that you will never have an operation or have anything cut off…you really must promise me that!! My Father: What would my Mother, your Grandmother, say if she were still alive for God's sake! And to think that you were her special favorite!
Submitted on Jun 30, 2015


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