As a local Foster Youth, LGBTQIA, and HIV/AIDS activist, I continue to advocate for foster youth, both working with youth during the coming out process, and during the transitional age of 18-24,...
Submitted on : Jan 10, 2018
When I found out I tested positive for HIV I was first unprepared to process what was going on in my body. Knowing since 93 it could lie dormant in my body and having lost my first sexual partner to...
Submitted on : Dec 1, 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
I was on my way home to see my family in Lagos, Nigeria from the FCT Abuja. It was a fifteen to nineteen-hour drive from Abuja to Lagos and the vehicle which I boarded had to stop to top up fuel at a...
Submitted on : Sep 8, 2017
Be careful! I have been living with this virus for 29 years and I continue to see HIV/AIDS denialists (people who don’t believe that HIV exists) are still everywhere! There are even some doctors and...
Submitted on : Aug 30, 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
The aftermath and education... I made it through. I am Clean! Off these drugs taking my serenity from me. I notice as days turn to weeks just what my part in stigma is. I am disappointed I have...
Submitted on : Aug 11, 2017
Today July 24, 2017 is a historic day! What was hidden from us came to the light today! It was hidden for almost 10 years. We pretty much joined together and put pressure. This was demanded by us and...
Submitted on : Jul 25, 2017
For that ignorant woman who is positive according to her, who is not updated on stigmatizing language and wrote to Li about me…
Submitted on : Jun 23, 2017
When I received the email stating I had received a full scholarship to attend the 25th Harm Reduction International Conference in Montreal, Canada, to say I was excited is an understatement.
Submitted on : May 24, 2017

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