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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
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
Destiny Smith's picture
I am a twenty-four year old African American woman who is HIV positive. One in seven black people with HIV are unaware that they have it. I was twenty-two when I found out I was positive. I was also...
Submitted on Feb 7, 2020
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Future Assured, an initiative of the Aisha Buhari Foundation ("ABF"), is a non-governmental organization set up with the vision of securing the future for women and children. Her Excellency Dr. Aisha...
Submitted on Dec 26, 2019
Marcya Gullatte's picture
My life has hit some major bumps in the road. Many because I chose not to deal with traumatic events in my life. I allowed them to build up in an internal closet and wore a mask as if everything were...
Submitted on Oct 29, 2019
Susan's picture
There are days when I really wonder why it is so hard to educate people about HIV.
Submitted on Aug 15, 2019
Susan's picture
One day in 2013, I wrote these words in a journal, "Don't you wish a rapper would offer up a hip-hop version or critique of the latest Supreme Court antics surrounding the Voting Rights Act?" After...
Submitted on Jul 30, 2019
LaWanda37's picture
"Definitions belong to the definers, not the defined." –Toni Morrison. When I ran across this quote I felt it was appropriate to tie into what I experienced during this year's AIDSWATCH, because it...
Submitted on Apr 23, 2019
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I am in the south; for now. With that move comes changes of all kinds and one of those for me is finding medical help and of course a new "infectious disease" doctor (which I hate that they call our...
Submitted on Apr 23, 2019
Mariatmejia's picture
It was pretty cold in Washington, but I knew I would see my brothers and sisters in the fight again and as usual I felt I was with my family!
Submitted on Apr 17, 2019

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