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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
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To be a warrior, there is no need to be in a war of guns and fight until you win. I have been in many different wars with and without gunfire. I am still fighting one long war, which I call the "STIGMA WAR".
Submitted on : Sep 8, 2020
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The Well Project asked A Girl Like Me blogger Heather O'Connor about breastfeeding as a woman living with HIV in the United States.
Submitted on : Aug 18, 2020
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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
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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
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The Well Project interviews Ciarra (CiCi) Covin, Community Advisory Board member, A Girl Like Me blogger, and owner of Healing is Voluntary , for our "Spotlight: Women Making a Difference" series.
Submitted on : Jun 9, 2020
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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
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
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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
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No one should be punished for having a health condition. Learn more about laws that treat HIV as a crime, and what they mean for women.
Submitted on : Mar 5, 2020

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