IeshiaDKScott's picture
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
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
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
Mariatmejia's picture
Tomorrow, April 18, marks my 32-year battle with #HIV! I never thought I would make it this far! Thank you to all that have helped me and taught me in this journey to be a better human being. I want...
Submitted on : Apr 17, 2020
Escalice's picture
In about a week or so, it'll be five years that I've been positive and I'm sort of having mixed emotions.
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
Vicky Huerta's picture
Well, as many know, I'm a woman diagnosed with HIV. After our initial diagnosis, at least two times per year, the doctor (infectious disease specialist) sends us to have two tests done – which are...
Submitted on : Feb 21, 2020

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