U.S. Positive Women's Network
Sign an Open Letter to Tyler Perry: Stop Stigmatizing People With HIV
May 20, 2013
Dear Mr. Perry,
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.
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.
Take Action to Oppose Kansas HIV Quarantine Bill
April 1, 2013
It's not an April Fool's joke!
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.
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.
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.
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
PWN-USA Announces the Next Chapter in Our Development as an Independent Organization
February 6, 2013
Inspired by global networks of women living with HIV and supported by leaders in the United States, Positive Women's Network (PWN) was officially founded by 28 diverse women living with HIV in June of 2008. Its purpose was to create a unified voice and building collective power for HIV-positive women across the United States. When PWN was founded it was with the understanding and goal that one day it would transition from WORLD, an organization which provided a structural umbrella for U.S. Positive Women's Network to establish itself as an independent organization, in its own right.
A Holiday Letter From Positive Women Leaders in the U.S.
By the U.S. Positive Women's Network
January 8, 2013
As 2012 ends and 2013 begins, we are thankful for the incredible blessings and abundance this past year has brought.
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May 20, 2013 - Sign an Open Letter to Tyler Perry: Stop Stigmatizing People With HIV
May 9, 2013 - Redefining Mother's Day From an HIV-Positive Woman's Perspective
April 16, 2013 - Tyler Perry's Temptation Sentences People With HIV to a Lifetime of Stigma and Isolation: A Blog Entry From U.S. Positive Women's Network
April 1, 2013 - Take Action to Oppose Kansas HIV Quarantine Bill
March 11, 2013 - National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2013: The Real Cost of Shame
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