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Important Opportunity for U.S. Women Living With HIV
By Naina Khanna
July 9, 2013

Positive Women's Network - USA is conducting a community-based research project to better understand the romantic and sexual lives of US women living with HIV, and how HIV-positive women, including transgender women, perceive ourselves with regard to sex and relationships.

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HIV-Positive Cover Girl?

June 20, 2013

What would it mean for young people with HIV to see themselves on magazine covers and in the media?

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Sign an Open Letter to Tyler Perry: Stop Stigmatizing People With HIV

May 20, 2013

Dear Mr. Perry,

We write as people living with HIV and their allies to express our deep disappointment with your latest film, Temptation. This disappointment is made all the greater because you have done much that can be applauded. Audiences see your plays and films not simply as entertainment, but as opportunities for inspiration, spiritual healing, and unity.

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Redefining Mother's Day From an HIV-Positive Woman's Perspective

May 9, 2013

This Mother's Day, Positive Women's Network - USA reclaims and redefines motherhood from our perspective. Stand with us! Sign on and show your support for HIV-positive women on Mother's Day.

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Tyler Perry's Temptation Sentences People With HIV to a Lifetime of Stigma and Isolation

April 16, 2013

"Tyler Perry's Temptation left me emotionally pained, angry and disappointed. Mr. Perry, a brilliant film maker, missed a genuine opportunity for honest and accurate community education around HIV. Instead, Temptation perpetuated HIV sensationalism and stigma. It demonized people living with HIV as irresponsible and portrayed women who acquire HIV as an undesirable, reclusive, sub-species, destined to live out their lives in suffering," commented Waheedah Shabazz-El, a woman living with HIV.

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Take Action to Oppose Kansas HIV Quarantine Bill

April 1, 2013

It's not an April Fool's joke!

Today and tomorrow the Kansas Legislature will consider a bill that would expand the authority of state and local health officials to impose isolation or quarantine on people living with HIV and other infectious diseases. But quarantine statutes are designed for dangerous diseases spread through casual contact, thus presenting a danger to overall public health.

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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2013: The Real Cost of Shame

March 11, 2013

Yesterday, March 10th marked National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and March 8th marked International Women's Day. We at the Positive Women's Network USA (PWN-USA) are filled with the simultaneous promise of hope and sadness at lost opportunities.

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Coalition of U.S. Women's Health and HIV Advocates Call for U.S. Government Plan for Demonstrating Feasibility of PrEP for Women

March 4, 2013

The U.S. Women and PrEP Working Group, a coalition of more than 50 women from leading AIDS and women's health organizations, today called on US government agencies to coordinate a national agenda that will quickly and accurately answer questions about how the antiretroviral (ARV) drug Truvada can best be made available as an HIV prevention option for women at risk of HIV infection.

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This Valentine's Day, Show Your Love! End Violence Against Women and Girls

February 14, 2013

This Valentine's Day, Positive Women's Network -- United States of America (PWN-USA) shows our love for women by participating in One Billion Rising's day of action to raise awareness about violence against women and girls.

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PWN-USA Statement on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7, 2013

Updated: Positive Women's Network-United States of America Congratulates the PACHA for passing Criminalization Resolution

In observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Positive Women's Network -- USA (PWN-USA) urges the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) to pass resolution condemning HIV criminalization laws and end the pipeline of unjust incarceration of Black men and women living with HIV in the United States

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