battling stigma

You know, it is so hard for some people to talk about HIV! It's like if they even talk about it, they fear others will think they have it! I AM SO TIRED OF THE SHAME AND STIGMA of this human...
Submitted on Feb 1, 2016
Hello Everyone, My name is Amani Nadira Wilson. I am 42 years old and I'm from Bridgeport, Connecticut, now residing in Austin Texas. Ok!! My story is a little bit different. Although I am not HIV...
Submitted on Jan 28, 2016
An ordinary woman, who has lived an extraordinary life. Now age 61.5... I am Humbled, Blessed and truly Grateful for All. My entire life, in retrospect has been one of uniqueness, never following the...
Submitted on Jan 27, 2016
HIV and Me… All in the name of finding a cure what I did. I diagnosed myself in 2000, but at that time there was no public information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). My whole world...
Submitted on Jan 27, 2016
Being an advocate, I'm subjected to some not so favorable experiences. Cure fanatics who believe me to be ignorant for not at least trying herbalist options. People who assume I, and every other HIV...
Submitted on Jan 26, 2016
I just want to help, as you already know. I got a private message today. It made my day - touched me in so many ways. It was an honor getting it. I feel honored, deserving. I just want to help people...
Submitted on Jan 22, 2016
This blog was translated from Spanish. Read the original, "Introducción - Erika" here . Hi! I am Erika Castellanos. I am a transgender woman living with HIV from Belize. (You don't know where Belize...
Submitted on Jan 20, 2016
Hola! Mi nombre es Erika Castellanos. Soy una mujer Trans de Belice. (¿No sabes dónde está localizado Belice? (Psst!! Belice es un pequeño país anglo-parlante en Centro América!) Soy fundadora y...
Submitted on Jan 20, 2016
So, I am sitting here waiting for a person to walk through the doors to get tested. I have everything laid out and ready to go. You know how we do when we are getting ready to go out to a dance or a...
Submitted on Jan 5, 2016
Have you ever just wanted to take a break? Being an advocate, our work can become very overwhelming and lonely and our brains are in overdrive. This year I decided to take a break because I was...
Submitted on Dec 4, 2015

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