Categories Covered:Women, HIV Stigma and Discrimination, Conceiving and Having a Baby, African-Americans, PrEP (HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), Personal Stories from the HIV Community, Disclosing Your HIV Status, Newly Diagnosed, HIV Prevention and Transmission, HIV Advocates in the Spotlight, Gay Men, Tools and Tips for HIV Advocacy, HIV Drugs In Development, Other Populations, HIV Prevention for People With HIV, Relationships and Sex, Living Well With HIV, People Over 50, HIV in Specific Countries, Trans People, HIV Treatment and Medical Care, Finding HIV Support Groups and Services
"The nurse walked in and said, 'Ms.Thomas, I'm not going to beat around the bush. Your HIV test came back positive,'" Wanona Thomas writes. "In that moment, my heart dropped in my stomach. I felt numb all over. Her words were final."