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For Those Newly Diagnosed With HIV, What Would a Doula Do?

Michael Crumpler, Lodz Joseph, Martez Smith, Sur Rodney (Sur), Pato Hebert and, in front: Iele Paloumpsis (in gray) and Ted Kerr ('Love Positive Women' shirt), who gathered to explore the roles of HIV doulas. (Credit: Victoria Law)
Michael Crumpler, Lodz Joseph, Martez Smith, Sur Rodney (Sur), Pato Hebert and, in front: Iele Paloumpsis (in gray) and Ted Kerr ("Love Positive Women" shirt), who gathered to explore the roles of HIV doulas.Victoria Law
    Michael Crumpler
    "A doula reminds you of what you know." Michael Crumpler.Victoria Law
    Lodz Joseph
    "As a doula, you are there to hold space." Lodz Joseph.Victoria Law

    Victoria Law

    @LVikkiml

    Victoria Law is a freelance writer and editor. Her work focuses on the intersections of incarceration, gender and resistance. She is the author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women.