activism, advocacy

Red40something's picture
You don't have to. You. Don't. Have. To. No tienes. Tu n'as pas. I can't repeat it enough. You do not have to take everything that comes to you. Not everything you find is yours to pick up and not...
Submitted on Mar 16, 2022
MasoniaTraylor's picture
Respectfully that ship has sailed. I've fought something bigger in the last 2+ years and found something even greater within myself. I don't like for people to whisper "HIV" to me- nah... say it with...
Submitted on Mar 13, 2022
KatieAdsila's picture
Have you ever had a bone for science? I used to when I was growing up. I remember I used to want to be a scientist, I had so many questions about so many things and I wanted to know everything. I...
Submitted on Mar 10, 2022
Red40something's picture
Have you ever heard a doctor, advocate or friend say "you probably know someone living with HIV and you just don't know it"? People hiding in plain sight. I've said that to people. It's a way to get...
Submitted on Mar 10, 2022
Marig2016's picture
When I applied to join the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), I had little faith that I would be chosen as I clearly have no scientific background or knowledge, like not even a little.
Submitted on Mar 10, 2022
JoDha's picture
When friends whom I trusted stabbed me in the back; the friends whom I call my own started to distance away just because I didn't have money in my pockets; the friends whom I loved as "friends" took advantage of me...
Submitted on Mar 3, 2022
ci.ciiiiii's picture
Are you stupid? Or are you dumb? What in the hell would possess you to breastfeed a new, precious, innocent life? Do you hate her or something? Why break something that ain't broken? You already know...
Submitted on Feb 7, 2022
HIVstigmafighter's picture
This month I had the opportunity to participate in the 'Stories from HIV Long-Term Thrivers' forum where I gave a spoken word performance alongside an amazing and inspiring panel. The forum was...
Submitted on Jan 30, 2022
JoDha's picture
On 18th January I decided to take RT PCR test for two reasons: My friend who had hosted me when I visited her city whatsapp’ed me to say that she had been tested positive I was having an itchy throat for the past 2-3 days. Prior to that, I had a fever of 101.7 for two days
Submitted on Jan 25, 2022
boseolotu's picture
It all started when my daughter got admission into the college in October 2021. I was opportune to meet with the Director VP Administration, Mrs. Enenmoh, at the point of interviewing me as a parent...
Submitted on Jan 21, 2022

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