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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
Lynnea's picture
During this current public health crisis, I find myself annoyed at how much I'm hearing people speak about the stigma that is being placed on those who may test positive for COVID19. I feel like...
Submitted on Mar 30, 2020
The Well Project's picture
We will get through this trying time together. It is important to remember that we are stronger as a community than alone.
Submitted on Mar 13, 2020
PDEES's picture
Lucky for me, I have been fortunate enough to find people who still want to date me after I disclose that I am HIV positive...
Submitted on Mar 12, 2020
HIVstigmafighter's picture
Today I was invited to celebrate International Women's Day in Culemborg. Foundation Intercultureel Vrouwen Culemborg (DIVC) organized a party with the theme "Freedom". The event started at 13h with a...
Submitted on Mar 11, 2020
Escalice's picture
It's been a long time since I've felt down on myself about my status. It took me almost two years to finally tell someone and when I did, I felt like a huge weight had been lifted off me. I've used...
Submitted on Mar 10, 2020
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Today I am just going to write all that comes into my mind because I think I am going into depression, that is if I am not already.
Submitted on Feb 26, 2020
JoDha's picture
Never be ashamed because you are #HIVpositive. There is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of.
Submitted on Feb 19, 2020

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