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
My first HIV related protest was in Tampa, Florida in the early 1990's. A group of us living with HIV marched down Bayshore Blvd. towards Tampa General Hospital carrying coffins, urns, and the...
Submitted on : Nov 11, 2015
The Well Project interviews Tiommi Jenae Luckett, Community Advisory Board member and A Girl Like Me blogger, for the newest in our "Spotlight: Women Making a Difference" series.
Submitted on : Oct 2, 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 quoting good friend Dr. Ben Young (Chief medical officer IAPAC) "HIV medications prevent disease, death and new infections. So how does your country do with access and guidelines to HIV...
Submitted on : Jul 24, 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
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
As a person living with HIV, I feel it is absolutely vital to my mental wellbeing to be around likeminded people who share with me the hurts and struggles due to fear and stigma attached to having a...
Submitted on : Jul 9, 2015
So I'm dating this guy, right? And it was so awesome because I had just come out of an abusive relationship that lasted 2 and a half years. This one however, Adam, I considered my best guy friend for...
Submitted on : Jun 27, 2015
I can remember back when I was a child and things were difficult. All the lessons life had to teach me, the hardships, the abuse, homelessness, drugs, rape. I struggled and fought to survive, thru...
Submitted on : Jun 11, 2015


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