Word on the Street: Experiences Disclosing One's HIV Status

Word on the Street: Experiences Disclosing One's HIV Status

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It's been said that the intense focus on privacy in many Latino communities creates a "veil of secrecy" around HIV, making it profoundly difficult for many individuals to be open about their status. Here, Latinos living with HIV/AIDS--from all walks of life--share their experiences telling others they're HIV positive -- sometimes with unexpected results.

It's been said that the intense focus on privacy in many Latino communities creates a "veil of secrecy" around HIV, making it profoundly difficult for many individuals to be open about their status. Here, Latinos living with HIV/AIDS--from all walks of life--share their experiences telling others they're HIV positive -- sometimes with unexpected results.