Activism and Its Consequences: A Blog Entry by Khafre Abif (July 17, 2012)
"The very existence of personal consequences is the reason activism is a privilege: not everyone has the ability to engage in activism without putting their jobs, families or personal safety at serious risk."
Shawn Decker: The Rebel Returns -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (June 29, 2012)
Within a month of testing positive for the virus, he was kicked out of the 6th grade. By all accounts, he wasn't expected to live five years. After beating the odds and graduating from high school, Shawn opened up about his life, creating one of the first 'poz blogs'"
Robert Suttle: HIV Criminalization -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (May 16, 2012)
"Robert Suttle was convicted under Louisiana's HIV-specific criminal statute after accepting a plea bargain and served six months in a Louisiana prison for HIV non-disclosure to a former partner, with whom he had a contentious relationship. Upon his release in January 2011, he has become engaged in anti-criminalization advocacy work."
Jim Geary: Delicate Courage -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining (May 10, 2012)
"Jim Geary moved to San Francisco in 1974 and began working as a nurse's aide on an oncology floor. ... Jim also continued his political activism in San Francisco working with Supervisor Harvey Milk ... In October 1981 he formed what was to be the first support group for individuals with AIDS in the world."
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