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Women and HIV/AIDS: Not Just a Man's Issue Anymore The Basics

Women and HIV/AIDS: Not Just a Man's Issue Anymore

For a long time, HIV was believed to be a white, gay man's disease, with women accounting for a mere 7 percent of new HIV diagnoses in 1985. HIV is now a serious issue for women. Women account for almost 30 percent of new diagnoses, and HIV is the number one killer of African-American women ages 25-34. Let's make sure that HIV among women is a topic that gets the seriousness it's due.

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The Women of Visual AIDS: A Gallery of Art by HIV-Positive Women


Spotlight Series: Pregnancy & HIV/AIDS




HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV


On Treatment and Uninfectious, Women With HIV Still Shamed by Misinformed Providers, Public

Alicia Diggs became celibate shortly after learning she had an undetectable viral load. She knows her risk of HIV transmission is negligible. But the ignorance and stigma she faces makes it not worth it. She's not alone.


Celebrating HIV Prevention Choices for Women and Receptive Sex Partners of All Genders

All of us deserve to have pleasurable, consensual, safe, satisfying sex shaped only by our imaginations, says Anna Forbes, as she celebrates the growing range of HIV prevention options.


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HIV-Positive Women Overwhelmingly Report Leading Healthier, More Self-Assured Lives Thanks to The Well Project

Since its founding in 2012, it's helped hundreds of thousands of women living with HIV. Get the stories behind the statistics on The Well Project.


Personal Profiles

Marcia Dorsey

This Positive Life: Marcia Finds Permanent Self-Love in a Temporary World

Marcia Dorsey got a good education and a good job; never drank or did drugs; and stayed in one monogamous relationship for many years. After being diagnosed with HIV, she first asked herself, "Why me?" But after educating herself about the virus, she began to say, "Well, why not me?"

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Expert Interviews

Monique Howard

Monique Howard

Women, we're nurturers by nature. And so when we're sick we put it on the back burner to take care of other people. We were infected with HIV, but we were taking care of our loved ones, and the majority of them are males who were infected," says Monique Howard, Executive Director of New Jersey Women and AIDS Network.

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Newsroom

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Among Anti-HIV Drugs, Only Sustiva Has Possible Impact on Contraceptives
Florence Anam's Mission: Giving Young People a Reason to Live
Stigma Stings: 3 Women Who Face Stigma With Courage and Resilience
What One Day Can Do! A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

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