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Not Just Gay Men: Honoring the Stories of Women With HIV 40 Years Later

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Cecilia Chung at the AIDS Candle Light March in the early 2000s.Courtesy of the subject
    Valerie in Amsterdam
    Valerie Reyes-Jimenez in Amsterdam at the International Conference on AIDS, 1992. Courtesy of the subject
    Eva Hansen 2
    Eva Hansen (far left) at a Just Us Friends social group luncheon, 2017. Courtesy of the subject
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    Hansen as the birthday queen, 2015. Courtesy of the subject
    Valerie with first husband
    Reyes-Jimenez with her first husband, Jose “Papo” Jimenez in El Morro in Puerto Rico, 1981. She was 16 and he was 28 when she ran away to be with him. Courtesy of the subject
    Valerie Reyes-Jimenez
    A recent photo of Reyes-Jimenez.Courtesy of the subject
    Cecilia Chung 4
    Chung, 1992.
    Chung organized the 40th anniversary of the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot, 2006.Courtesy of the subject
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    Chung speaking on stage at the second Women’s March in San Francisco, 2018. Courtesy of the subject
    Brenda Emily AIDS Memorial
    Brenda Emily at the AIDS memorial grove in San Francisco on World AIDS Day, 2020. Patrick Pinson
    Brenda with adopted brother
    Emily with her adopted brother around the time she found out about her status, circa 2002.Courtesy of the subject
    Brenda with baby tongue out
    Emily with her nephew, early 2000s. Courtesy of the subject
    Brenda with effect of the lipoatrophy
    Emily showing the irreversible effects of the lipoatrophy. She took this the night before her first round of face fillers to document and remember. Courtesy of the subject
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    Chung during the US Conference on AIDS, giving input for the first National AIDS Strategy.Courtesy of the subject
    Valerie with black background MTV
    Reyes-Jimenez photographed with her children for MTV, 1995.Luna Luis Ortiz
    Eva Hansen 5
    Hansen with Vernelle Ricks, circa 2015.Courtesy of the subject
    Brenda Emily with tiny guitar
    Emily playing a tiny guitar.Akeema
    Valerie marching in parade
    Reyes-Jimenez (left) marching in the New York City Pride Parade, 1992.Courtesy of the subject
    Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

    Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

    Terri L. Wilder, M.S.W., has been part of the HIV community since 1989, and has been a reporter and writer for TheBody/TheBodyPro since 2007.