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What Does HIV/AIDS Stigma Look Like in Your Life?

November 21, 2011

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Arick Buckles

Arick Buckles, Illinois Alliance for Sound AIDS Policy, Chicago, Ill.

HIV stigma is huge. HIV stigma looks like death, looks like dying. It's a huge barrier to individuals receiving treatment and care. Personally, I've had friends who neglect treatment and care. And they actually die as a result of them not wanting to address their HIV status, and receive treatment and care for HIV.




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