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My name is Jonique (John-Neek), I am a single mother of two smart and amazing HIV-negative boys. I was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut.
Submitted on : Jul 1, 2021
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My lovely people, can you explain to me why white people coming to Africa are quickly called "experts", but people of African descent in Europe are often called "refugees, migrants, or illegals"?...
Submitted on : Jun 28, 2021
Neurodivergentdiva's picture
I've had this virus nearly 11 years now and not long after diagnosis, I made it public. I'm sure a lot of those reading can relate and understand my frustration.
Submitted on : May 30, 2021
HIVstigmafighter's picture
In May 2014 I finally told my secret; I published a note called "The Hidden Truth" on facebook to inform everyone about my HIV. I had been thinking about coming out of the closet for many years and...
Submitted on : May 28, 2021
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There is a moment of clarity in some things. It's a crystal clear picture. You can can see yourself as if you were in portrait mode. It's like that moment you put a quarter in an arcade pinball...
Submitted on : May 28, 2021
Neurodivergentdiva's picture
I'm a neurodivergent mama raising two beautiful children who mean the world to me. I've been living with HIV nearly 11 years now and it hasn't slowed me down one bit.
Submitted on : May 21, 2021
Red40something's picture
For a whole bunch of reasons no one but me cares about, I've been doing some research and compartmentalizing in my life.
Submitted on : Apr 22, 2021
HIVstigmafighter's picture
Hello my lovely people. It is always great to have something to keep you positively busy during these strange Covid times. So I am very excited to share a new initiative called stories of hope with...
Submitted on : Apr 19, 2021
Escalice's picture
I've spoken briefly about finding out I was living with HIV when I got pregnant with my daughter, but I haven't really spoken on the entire experience. Although I have come to terms with my status...
Submitted on : Apr 16, 2021
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12 years, 10 months. Approximately 4,687.27 days. A few drug regimens. Stigmatizing traumas. A HIV- negative child. What feels like 1,000 and 1 doctor's appointments. 502 stabs to my left arm...
Submitted on : Apr 15, 2021

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