View Webinar: Why Language Matters: Facing HIV Stigma in Our Own Words


Webinar occurred on November 2, 2017; 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EDT

Why Language Matters; Facing HIV Stigma in Our Own Words is the third webinar in our WATCH! 2017 treatment advocacy webinar series! During this webinar, participants were provided with an overview on the interconnectedness between language and stigma. In partnership with HIVE,, and PWN-USA, the webinar featured two speakers and an amazing panel of women advocates who spoke to their personal experiences with language, stigma, and advocacy.

Speakers and Panelists:

  • Vickie Lynn, community advisory board, A Girl Like Me, The Well Project; USF doctoral candidate
  • Olivia Ford, consulting editor, The Well Project
  • Tiommi Jenae Luckett, The Well Project, PWN-USA, US PLHIV Caucus
  • Venita Ray, Legacy Community Health
  • Yamini Oseguera-Bhatnagar, HIVE,
  • Caroline Watson, HIVE

This webinar was moderated by:

Webinar Recording and Slides


  • Click here to download the PDF slides presented during the webinar

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