battling stigma

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I have not known a life without HIV. In the era of U=U and PrEP, I feel myself navigating the stigma of HIV at an increased volume. The more people living with HIV attempt to escape the stigmas...
Submitted on Sep 14, 2020
HIVstigmafighter's picture
To be a warrior, there is no need to be in a war of guns and fight until you win. I have been in many different wars with and without gunfire. I am still fighting one long war, which I call the "STIGMA WAR".
Submitted on Sep 8, 2020
HIVstigmafighter's picture
As a woman living with HIV since 2003, I dream of a world that is free from HIV stigma, where people with HIV can express themselves with confidence.
Submitted on Jul 22, 2020
Kristi2020's picture
It has been seven years since I have blogged with you, my sisters. I had no idea it had been so long. In part, I think it's "ok". No need to judge myself about my absence, but rather perhaps...
Submitted on Jul 8, 2020
Mariatmejia's picture
It is crucial for Latinx people to feel comfortable speaking their language, which in many ways causes a barrier to communicate with their physicians, case managers, etc. I have worked with many who...
Submitted on Jul 8, 2020
HIVstigmafighter's picture
I have been thinking about an easy way to share some important guidance to people who have just been diagnosed with HIV or AIDS.
Submitted on Jun 23, 2020
Destiny Smith's picture
From day one the odds have never been in my favor a black girl from the rough side of town a black girl growing up before her time a black girl letting the odds win hot tempered doing what i want forget school they don't care about me.
Submitted on Jun 16, 2020
HIVstigmafighter's picture
As an African woman, having a white Dutch husband and mixed kids, I want to share my experience towards Black Lives Matter . In 13 years in the Netherlands, I have come across many facets of...
Submitted on Jun 8, 2020
HIVstigmafighter's picture
Before we even heard of COVID-19, people living with HIV or AIDS were already facing stigma and discrimination as I experienced and shared with you regularly with healthcare providers throughout the...
Submitted on May 8, 2020
Red40something's picture
I forget to cry sometimes. I forget how. Is it really forgetting if I shove it from my mind?
Submitted on May 4, 2020

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