battling stigma

Mariatmejia's picture
I want to start by saying I am not a doctor or a scientist! I speak from my own experience as many of you know! I have been positive for 20 years, and I decided not to be on medication for the first...
Submitted on May 16, 2011
joyaloyo's picture
My name is Joy, I am 32 years old, a mother to a handsome 4 year old boy and HIV positive. I live in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. It all started about 8 years ago when after finishing...
Submitted on May 12, 2011
mandywebb66's picture
Isn’t it weird how we are perceived by others? I went to meet friends for an ‘Andy Warhol’ exhibition the other day; I’ve known them for years and met them through being Positive. I don’t get to see...
Submitted on Apr 27, 2011
linda1st's picture
On a trip to the local Health Department with my daughter today, I decided to attempt to volunteer (to help educate), AGAIN! I don't know what, or where....but it makes sense to me....to make myself...
Submitted on Apr 20, 2011
Mariatmejia's picture
[vimeo http://vimeo.com/22420411]
Submitted on Apr 15, 2011
mandywebb66's picture
Becoming HIV Positive really turned my life ‘Upside Down’ and really put things into perspective. Working out what was really important and rationalizing about things that happened and why they...
Submitted on Apr 11, 2011
Mariatmejia's picture
Once again my blog will be about something that happened in my Facebook. I have the name there 'MariaHIV'. I created that name not because I am HIV, but because I wanted to attract people to it..so...
Submitted on Apr 6, 2011
tatty2gud's picture
After enduring so much stigma from people who claim to love and want what's best for me... I unconsciously began to stigmatise myself. Which I see now is the worst form of stigma. I forgot who and...
Submitted on Mar 29, 2011
katie06's picture
Lately I've not been blogging simply because I've been sick. For the first time since my diagnosis 4 years ago, I'm actually experiencing signs and symptoms of HIV. This has been very difficult for...
Submitted on Mar 24, 2011
Mariatmejia's picture
Love, how beautiful it is! This is so important for people living with HIV/AIDS...to have someone who loves you for you and can see past the illness, that is if they are negative..I am very blessed...
Submitted on Mar 18, 2011

Pages

Do you get our newsletter?

admin's picture

Sign up for our monthly Newsletter and get the latest info in your inbox.

none_existing name

Browse Blogs by Theme