Everyone asks me what’s my secret behind my proactivity in life. How do I manage to work 9 hours a day in office, yet find time for friends? How do I balance my official work to that of Activism? How...
Submitted on : Nov 5, 2012
I was diagnosed June 2011 and ever since my diagnosis, my CD4 has been deteriorating. I was sitting at 393 and my current count is 330. My doctor suggest I start considering taking ARVs. I'm just so...
Submitted on : Oct 18, 2012
At age twenty five I decided to go back to college. I enrolled to an HBCU and majored in Sociology. I loved my major and made the Dean’s list every semester. In addition to being in school full time...
Submitted on : Oct 16, 2012
Now on to the next hurdle I have had to face. This one hits my heart!!!! My 13 year old daughter has been riding the bus and staying the night often with her best friend who has severe OI (brittle...
Submitted on : Oct 5, 2012
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Submitted on : Oct 5, 2012
Sonya posted a new blog What Could it Be? on A Girl Like Me’s “Voices from our Allies” page: I really wonder why people are so quick to attend a baby shower vs. attending an HIV Awareness/Testing...
Submitted on : Oct 3, 2012
I really wonder why people are so quick to attend a baby shower vs. attending an HIV Awareness/Testing Event. It blows me away to know that we are willing to bring a gift of diapers, play games and...
Submitted on : Oct 2, 2012
One of the hottest topics of discussion at AIDS 2012 was that of HIV criminalization, both in the U.S. and internationally. Throughout the conference, there were multiple sessions, panels, and...
Submitted on : Sep 27, 2012
On September 7, 2012, my life changed forever upon hearing the loss of a fellow sister in the struggle, Cicely Bolden. I was devastated by the crime and questioned my own thoughts about disclosure...
Submitted on : Sep 25, 2012
Michelle Anderson, Ms. Plus America 2011, is the first openly HIV-positive woman to ever run for, and win, a national pageant title. She currently resides in Dallas, Texas and is very active in her...
Submitted on : Sep 19, 2012

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