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

November 21, 2011


Susan Harrison-Hicks

Susan Harrison-Hicks, Registered Nurse, Quad Cities, Ill.

I live with someone with HIV. What stigma looks like to me in my life is absolute fear. It feels like hiding something from the rest of the world, not being able to share a piece of your life and who you are with even people as close as family at times. It causes a lot of personal difficulties in a lot of different ways.

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